Fakir in town, five steamers and Northport consolidation
Sept. 16, 1849
Fakir of Ava
“The Fakir is in town, astonishing our citizens by his beautiful and skilful delusions at Washington Hall. An evening cannot be more pleasantly spent than by noting how the whole senses can be cheated by the magician. Be at Washington Hall this evening.”
Farmers' and Mechanics' Fair!
To Be Holden At Belfast, Oct. 2 and 3, 1849.
“The 3d Annual Exhibition of the Waldo County Agricultural Society will be holden as above stated. The Committee of Arrangements (on all articles except stock,) would inform the society and the public generally, that they have engaged the Court House and Town Hall for said exhibition; and that they will decorate for the occasion, and in accordance with a vote of the trustees, 12 ½ cents will be exacted as admission fee, for the benefit of the Society.”
Sept. 18, 1879
”Five steamers happened to be in close company in our harbor on Wednesday morning. The Cambridge, City of Richmond, May Queen and Planet came in nearly side by side, while the tug Howell was going out. The band belonging to the Guy family troupe played a lively air, the boats all whistled, and taken altogether it was a lively scene.”
Sept. 21, 1911
"Miss Gladys Pitcher, who graduated with honors from the New England Conservatory of Music last June, left Tuesday to take a post graduate course at the Conservatory. She will also continue her study of the cello."
"The Belfast Society of Spiritualists will hold special services in honor of the late Rosa M. Reed of Stockton, who as a sister medium holds a place dear in the hearts of her co-workers in this city. All are kindly invited to attend and bring flowers. - A. B. Carter, Secretary."
Sept. 19, 1946
Playing at the Colonial Theatre: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour in "Road to Utopia" and "Two Fisted Stranger" starring Charles Starrett with Smiley Burnette.
"Nearly 100 people took advantage of the invitation of the school authorities to inspect the new Northport consolidated school on Sunday. The school opened Monday with 85 pupils and a staff of three teachers, Mrs. Elizabeth Moore, Mrs. Lydia Lloyd and Mrs. Katherine Johnson. The fine modern building has three classrooms and a cafeteria, its own water supply and a fluorescent lighting system."
Sept. 18, 1997
Kimono: shape of the art
An installation of recent collaborative work by artists Harold Garde of Belfast and Mark Kuzio of Stockton Springs will be featured in 'The Clay Kimono' at Spring Street Gallery on Friday, Sept. 19-Oct. 18. A reception to honor the artists will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The show includes new ceramic sculptures inspired by the shape of the kimono that have been jointly created by the artists.