From our Files – Week of October 26, 2022
50 Years Ago — Oct. 26, 1972
Cornell named superintendent — Former day foreman in the finishing and shipping area, R.H. (Bob) Cornell, has been named superintendent of bond mill finishing and shipping for Fraser Paper, Limited of Madawaska.
A native of North Tarrytown, New York, Bob joined the Fraser organization in July 1957 and since that time has held various positions of responsibility. His present appointment became effective on Sept. 22, 1972.
25 Years Ago — Oct. 29, 1997
Maine deer hunting update — Maine deer hunters should find trophy-sized bucks in good supply during the 1997 hunting season, according to a pre-season analysis by the state’s deer biologist. As a result of the moderate winter of 1997 and an expanding deer population throughout much of the state, fall deer numbers are expected to be excellent if not better than last year, said wildlife biologist Gerry Lavigne. Maine’s wintering deer population in 1997 exceeded 250,000, according to Lavigne. The state deer biologist notes that hunters registered 19,611 bucks last fall – a record number and he expects this number to be up slightly this fall, possibly as high as 20,000. Lavigne says that the increased buck numbers will come from southern and central Maine.
10 Years Ago — Oct. 24, 2012
Quilt raffle raising funds — Women from the Loon’s Echo campground in Eagle Lake worked together to create blocks for a wildlife themed quilt to assist Northern Maine Medical Center in fundraising for its digital mammography unit. The top of the quilt was brought to Sandra Bosse to machine-quilt it together.