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Caribou area From our Files – Week of July 17, 2024

25 Years Ago – July 21, 1999
New business opens their doors — Caribou Hardware opened its doors three weeks ago joining the more than 80 other Trustworthy Hardware stores in Maine. Toby Cormier, wonder, worked as a manager of a Trustworthy store in Van Buren for nine years.

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Presque Isle area From our Files – Week of July 17, 2024

50 Years Ago – July 17, 1974
Sylvanus Davis retired after 29 years with police — Sylvanus Davis, an officer with the Presque Isle Police Department for almost 29 years, retired from his duties. Davis started as a patrolman with the force following a stint with the U.S. Border Patrol.

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St. John Valley area From our Files – July 17, 2024

10 Years Ago — July 16, 2014 
Marquis, still graceful at 103 — Lillian Marquis retired from dancing at 50, but the former dance teacher still asks when she sees a familiar face, “Were you one of my students?” Marquis celebrated her 103rd birthday with a party Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Ridgewood Estates.

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Houlton area From our Files – Week of July 17, 2024

25 Years Ago – July 21, 1999
Jackett heads for All-American Soap Box Derby — With his Soap Box Derby car already shipped to Akron, Ohio, Houlton’s Jeremy Jackett hasn’t really thought too much about the 62nd All-American Derby Race…until now, however it’s been a different story for his parents, Sharon and Blaine Jackett of Houlton.