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  • Published
    January 28, 2023

    Looking Back on Jan. 28: ‘Challenger explodes’

    Read more about Jan. 28, 1986, in the SunJournal.com archives. 100 Years Ago: 1923 The Campfire Girls of the Park Street ME Church will hold a candy at their club at 7:15 Wednesday. 50 Years Ago: 1973 Auburn Mayor John R. Linnell, issued a statement Friday in which he supports planned public expressions related to […]

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    January 27, 2023

    Looking Back on Jan. 27: ‘Vietnam peace package is signed’

    Read more about Jan. 27, 1973, in the SunJournal.com archives. 100 Years Ago: 1923 Merle Erskine who recently installed a radio set reports very good results. He gets the stations of Newark, N. J., and Schenectady, N.Y., every night, as well as others. The farthest station picked up by him was that of Chicago.. 50 […]

  • Published
    January 26, 2023

    South African musician McCoy Mrubata to perform at Fryeburg Academy

    The performance is part of the Bradley Backstage series

  • Published
    January 26, 2023

    Live music at Mixers this weekend

    FacePlant comes back to the stage from 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at Mixers Nightclub & Lounge in Sabattus. The band plays fan favorites from the 60s to present. On Saturday, Jan. 28, it’s the return of the LA Harley Band from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. There is no cover charge and plenty of […]

  • Published
    January 26, 2023

    Looking Back on Jan. 26: ‘Farmington pastor fears young folks in village surely going to the dogs’

    Read more about Jan. 26, 1948, in the SunJournal.com archives. 100 Years Ago: 1923 Many Lewiston people were tied up on the Waterville Hine for three hours Thursday evening because of a big drift in the car line. The car could not be moved until a snowplow from Lewiston made the trip to the snowbound […]

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    January 25, 2023

    Looking Back on Jan. 25: ‘Extra cost of snow to Lewiston $15,000’

    Read more about Jan. 25, 1923, in the SunJournal.com archives. 100 Years Ago: 1923 The Bowdoin College Glee Club Singers will appear this winter at the High Street Congregational Church, Auburn. In a concert to be handled by the Men’s Club for the benefit of the movie’s fund. 50 Years Ago: 1973 The coffin of […]

  • Published
    January 24, 2023

    Looking Back on Jan. 24: ‘Auburn city grade schools to be closed until Monday’

    Read more about Jan. 24, 1923, in the SunJournal.com archives. 100 Years Ago: 1923 Many farmers are harvesting ice in the North Auburn vicinity. There was no school Friday as the high winds made traveling dangerous. The men with their teams have been very busy trying to keep the roads passable. 50 Years Ago: 1973 […]

  • Published
    January 23, 2023

    Schooner Fare set to entertain on stage at Riverfront

    Brothers Chuck and Steve Romanoff begin their 48th year as Schooner Fare with return engagements to some of the most venerable venues for folk and acoustic music including a performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, at Riverfront Performing Arts and Events at the Franco Center in Lewiston. They will perform in a lively […]

  • Published
    January 23, 2023

    Looking Back on Jan. 23: ‘Martel buys shoe factory to use with tire business’

    Read more about Jan. 23, 1968, in the SunJournal.com archives. 100 Years Ago: 1923 The Ladies’ Circle of Stevens Mills Grange will meet Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. H.W. Pride of 136 Pleasant Street, Auburn. 50 Years Ago: 1973 Lyndon Baines Johnson, whose presidency in the turbulent 60s launched the nation on a sweeping domestic reform […]

  • Published
    January 21, 2023

    Looking Back on Jan. 21: ‘Lewiston boy, 5, falls through ice and drowns’

    Read more about Jan. 21, 1958, in the SunJournal.com archives. 100 Years Ago: 1923 Mrs. George W. C. Studley of South Portland entertained the Modern History Club this week. The program was in charge of Miss Belle R. Tilton. It included a list of words and phrases often misused and mispronounced. Each member was required […]

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