November 26, 2022


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100 Years Ago: Dec. 31, 1920

The Xmas Eve of 1920 will extensive be remembered as a person of the most attractive in quite a few many years. The delicate weather conditions, the obvious still air, and the dazzling moonlight which created the streets practically as light-weight as day afforded great disorders for the carol singers. The home decorations of Christmas greens, candles in the home windows and other unique illuminations additional to the gaily embellished and lighted Xmas trees confirmed that absolutely everyone was coming into into the celebration of the year. Later the carolers frequented a lot of sections of the town carrying the Xmas music to the sick and shut-ins.

The American Express Firm has moved its workplaces from the Musgrove constructing to the basement of the developing at the corner of Pearson and Essex streets in close proximity to the railroad crossing.

Pupils of the John Dove and Samuel C. Jackson educational institutions have contributed $45 to the Hoover fund for the suffering of youngsters overseas.

An alarm from Box 4 known as the Fireplace Section on Sunday  noon to a brush hearth on the Johnson estate on Elm Avenue.

75 Years Ago: Jan. 3, 1946

“There will not be several civic minded citizens of this city of ours who will not be rather appalled at the strategy of a employed automobile sales great deal in Shawsheen Sq., just as they ended up a few yrs back again when a gentleman prepared to shift a lunch-wagon to that part. It just doesn’t go with Shawsheen Sq.. To most minds practically nothing worse could be place there, to most minds no much less ideal location for a used-auto lot could be identified in the town, small of the academy campus or some very similar spot.”

A photograph exhibits couples dancing at the Crystal Ballroom final Thursday evening. The Jr. King’s daughters of the South church held their yearly Christmas formal. Proven are Claire Gaudet, Joseph Marisola, Beverly Arthur, Robert Ness, Diane Nowell, Fred Cole, Claire Barrow and Norman Machan.

Frank E. Dunn, chairman of the community Childish Paralysis Committee, lately announced that options ended up accomplished to stage an active marketing campaign to get cash to keep on the struggle to combat polio and to care for and present for the crippled kids of the neighborhood who have been stricken with the world’s most dreaded illness, infantile paralysis.

50 Decades Ago: Jan. 7, 1971

The selectmen have made the decision to consider some steps to increase Town Hall, as a result releasing a five-year-outdated bond totaling $550,000 and which the townspeople have been spending fascination on with no actual physical proof of accomplishment. Their system as unanimously permitted is to just take $200,000 of the overall and place an addition on the present making.

High school learners and law enforcement have to have to get together to build exact floor procedures for social activities at the high school, and the faculties need to enable with this, the superintendent and School Committee agreed on Tuesday night time. The groups heard Superintendent Kr. Kenneth R. Seifert describe his conversations with college students and law enforcement in the aftermath of the arrest of 7 youthful people today at a Dec. 6th dance place on by young promoter John O’Neal of the significant college.