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    August 12, 2020

    Riverwalk Storywalk features ELHS graduates’ work

    AUBURN – The Riverwalk Storywalk for August spotlights recent Edward Little High School graduate Colleen Basque. Basque is a digital illustrator who is inspired by positive, powerful women role models. She creates fictional characters that possess admirable traits that often celebrate femininity. She is also experienced at marketing and selling her work, reproducing images as […]

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    August 12, 2020

    Looking Back on Aug. 12

    100 Years Ago: 1920 Gaily decorated with flags and resplendent in shining new paint, the State Ferry, “The Governor King,” made her first trip across the Kennebec from Bath to Woolwich one afternoon recently. Both the boat and the new drops at the landing worked to perfection and from 23 to 25 automobiles found plenty […]

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    August 11, 2020

    Looking Back on Aug. 11

    100 Years Ago: 1920 An Auburn citizen has called attention to the fact that there is not a single solitary bench in the little park near the Auburn Maine Central  station. Many employees in the shoe factories use this pleasant bit of grass and shade trees to rest in during the noon hour and are compelled […]

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    August 10, 2020

    Looking Back on Aug. 10

    100 Years Ago: 1920 A party of 10 boys and three councillors from Camp Cedarcrest at Belgrade passed through Lewiston, last night, on their way to camp. They intended to spend the night at the Bates campus. A week ago today the boys Ieft Belgrade. Since then they have visited the White Mountains, as well […]

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    August 8, 2020

    Looking Back on Aug. 8

    100 Years Ago: 1920 The Grand Army boys in these cities are still talking about the grand outing given to them by the Mary Cotton Tent, Daughters of Veterans, Wednesday. Nothing was too good for the old boys and nothing is now too good for them to say of the girls. It was a big […]

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    August 7, 2020

    Looking Back on Aug. 7

    100 Years Ago: 1920 A black tom cat amused several Auburn people on Court Street, Thursday, by hurtling itself out of the branches of a maple tree and landing squarely on the back of a large Airedale dog, trolling along about his business. The cat  dug his claws into the dog’s rough coat and, at the […]

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    August 6, 2020

    Virtual event will feature Maine author Kate Hotchkiss

    North Haven Library Readership Series

  • Published
    August 6, 2020

    Voting rights for women exhibit commemorates anniversary

    An exhibit to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting voting rights for women has been organized by members of the Poland Huddle at the Ricker Memorial Library in Poland. The amendment was certified as ratified and adopted on Aug. 26, 1920. The struggle for these rights was long […]

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    August 6, 2020

    Looking Back on Aug. 6

    100 Years Ago: 1920 Henry D. Gallant, who was formerly employed by the Lewiston Journal, has recently enlisted and is now assigned to the recruiting service in these cities. His work in Lewiston commenced Monday, He likes the service very much and thinks that when his year is up he will re-enlist. 50 Years Ago: […]

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    August 5, 2020

    Ilana Blumenthal to give talk on volunteering for Israel’s defense

    CAMDEN — The Camden Public Library will host an online presentation by Ilana Blumenthal about her volunteer work on Israeli Defense Force (IDF) bases through an international program called Volunteers for Israel (VFI) at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25. The program will be held on the Zoom platform. Email [email protected] to request a link to […]

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