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Houlton area From our Files – Week of May 15, 2024

50 Years Ago – May 15, 1974
Over $1,800 Is Realized By Ricker Walk-A-Thon — Over $1,800 was realized from the Walk-A-Thon sponsored Saturday by the Ricker College Student Senate. One-quarter of the proceeds, before expenses, will go to the Houlton Recreation Department, with the balance going to the college.

3 days ago

Caribou area From our Files – Week of May 15, 2024

115 Years Ago – May 20, 1909
Lowell has an automobile — E. L. Lowell of the Mars Hill View is the second newspaper man in the county to have an automobile. Bro. Fogg of the Houlton Times being the first. Mr. Lowell now rides about the county in a Ford runabout.It is wrong and naughty to envy the good fortune of others, and so we don’t; but we cannot help wishing we had an automobile.

1 week ago

Presque Isle area From our Files – Week of May 8, 2024

25 Years Ago – May 12, 1999
Thompson received an award — Arthur H. Thompson of Thompson Associates in Presque Isle was presented the Lester A. Rosen Humanitarian and Achievement Award by the Union Central Life Insurance Co.

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Caribou area From our Files – Week of May 8, 2024

75 Years Ago – May 12, 1949
Getting started on the Birds Eye-Snider plant — Workmen prepare forms for the cement pouring and start of construction on the large concrete and brick building at the Birds Eye-Snider plant in Caribou.

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Houlton area From our Files – Week of May 8, 2024

75 Years Ago – May 12, 1949
175 Houlton Students To Take Part In Music Festival Saturday — This Saturday will mark the exodus of the greatest number of students ever to travel under the banner of the Black and White to an interscholastic activity.

2 weeks ago

Presque Isle area From our Files – Week of May 1, 2024

25 Years Ago – May 5, 1999
1999 Miss Easton crowned — Crystal Ferris, 18-year-old daughter of Wade and Leah Ferris, and a senior at Easton High School, was crowned 1999 Miss Easton by the reigning 1999 Junior Miss Easton, Shelby Wilcox, at the Community Tea sponsored by the Easton Home Extension held at the community center April 24.

2 weeks ago

Houlton area From our Files – Week of May 1, 2024

50 Years Ago – May 1, 1974
Ground Is Broken — Construction of new Houlton Regional Hospital got its official start Thursday morning at groundbreaking ceremonies on the site. Despite a Wednesday storm that dropped nearly a foot of snow on the ground, about 75 persons turned out for the brief ceremony.