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    December 29, 2020

    Looking Back on Dec. 29

    100 Years Ago: 1920    A Lewiston young man, Emile Roy, returned to his home following a year’s musical study in Europe. He was planning two concerts at SS. Peter and Paul Church at which Mrs. Eva Spear, soprano, and The Orpheons will sing.   50 Years Ago: 1970   Willham P. Tewhey, executive vice president of the Lewiston-,Auburn Area […]

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    December 27, 2020

    Looking Back on Dec. 28

    100 Years Ago: 1920 New dental equipment, modern in every respect, has been received at the Red Cross Headquarters and installed in the office used as a dental clinic. 50 Years Ago: 1970 “I guess I’ll take your fingerprints now,”  This statement, made in a careful and even tone of voice by Captain Picard of the Lewiston Police […]

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    October 12, 2020

    Marla Hoffman: The truth of Columbus — facts, not fairy tales

    Scrolling through Facebook on my phone Monday afternoon I came across a link to the website, and to a proclamation from President Donald Trump declaring Oct. 12, 2020, as Columbus Day. In the first couple paragraphs he gave kudos to Christopher Columbus, long held as the discoverer of the Americas, and his contributions to […]

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    October 2, 2020
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump to be hospitalized for a ‘few days,’ receives experimental antibody drugs

    The president tweeted that he and Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus just hours after White House announced senior aide Hope Hicks tested positive.

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    June 21, 2020

    MSAD 58 to present budget to voters Tuesday

    The meeting to review the $10.3 million proposal will be held live on YouTube at 6 p.m.

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    February 16, 2020

    Winterpaloozah brings fun to Rangeley

    RANGELEY — Despite the chilly weather, several hundred residents and visitors enjoyed friendly competition and socializing at the fifth annual Winterpaloozah festival on Sunday. On Haley Pond, located behind the Rangeley Inn & Tavern, visitors enjoyed a day of kick sledding, fat-tire biking, buoy ball, cardboard sled racing and a host of other winter sports. […]

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    February 9, 2020

    Six people injured in fire that destroyed Rumford apartment buildings

    Witnesses at the scene say several buildings collapsed on Hancock Street in Rumford.

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    February 5, 2020
    Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

    The muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in “Spartacus,” “Lust for Life” and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, died Wednesday, his family said.

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    January 28, 2020

    Two former Strong selectmen vie for seat on board

    Selectmen reviewed the budget and discussed replacing some highway department vehicles at their Tuesday night meeting.

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    January 17, 2020

    Black Americans deeply pessimistic about country under Trump

    More than 8 in 10 describe President Donald Trump as ‘a racist,’ Post-Ipsos poll finds.