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Caribou area From our Files – Week of September 7, 2020

115 Years Ago – Sept.  13, 1905

Gold – – W.C. Leavitt from Caribou has returned from Alaska where he has been for several months. He has told some interesting accounts of the search for the yellow metal in that far off wilderness.

100 Years Ago – Sept.  16, 1920

Real estate — W.M. McLellan has sold his residence on Collins Street to H.H. Whitney. Mr. Whitney recently sold his furniture store to Curier and Mockler.

75 Years Ago – Sept.  13, 1945

Merry Workers 4H presents $284 to school — Members of the Merry Workers 4-H Club last night officially presented their check 

Program underway For Winter Carnival — The Caribou Winter Carnival, one of Caribou’s largest festivities, has been revived. The Caribou Chamber of Commerce voted to have the Carnival and Sportsmen Show this year.

50 Years Ago – Sept.  16, 1970

United Fund drive past $4,000 mark Dale Dee, president of the Caribou United Fund, reported that over $4,000 has been raised thus far during the 1970 campaign.

25 Years Ago – Sept. 13, 1995

Clinic donation The Daigle Oil Company, represented by Leo and Maxine Robichaud, presented a check in the amount of $2,500 to Bearce Carter, president of the Jefferson Cary Foundation, for the construction of the Cary Speciality Clinics and Cancer Services at Cary Medical Center.

Women’s Health Conference Saturday will draw hundreds Women from all over Aroostook County will gather in Caribou on Sept. 16 for “Exploring Our Dreams,” the annual Women’s Health Conference. The event is coordinated by Caribou Medical Center, The Aroostook Medical Center and Health 1st.


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