New high school, prohibition convention and skeet shooting

Aug 28, 2014

Aug. 27, 1835

“Mr. T. H. Perry proposes to open a High School in this Village, to commence about the first of October, provided that a sufficient number of scholars can be obtained. Terms for the high branches of study $5, and for the lower $4. Those who are desirous of patronizing such a school are requested to leave their names with Hon. Alfred Johnson Jr., or Frye Hall Esq.”

“The subscriber offers his farm for sale, that well known farm, situated in Lincolnville, formerly owned by Joseph Prescott, on the main road leading from Belfast to Camden, and about seven miles from Belfast village, containing about one hundred acres in the home lot, consisting of mowing, tillage and pasture of good quality, on which there is a good orchard, a good dwelling house, three barns, with sheds and other out buildings, with two excellent wells of water. Charles Richards”

Aug. 26, 1886

“Mr. Ben Hazeltine is having a well sunk near his store house at the foot of Miller street to supply water for his stable and steam engine.”

The Waldo County Prohibition Convention will be held at the Court House, Belfast, Monday Aug. 30, at 11 o’clock A.M. The convention will be addressed by Hon. Neal Dow of Portland.

Aug. 26, 1937

“Members of the Waldo County Fish and Game Association and guests enjoyed a skeet shoot Sunday on their field at the Wellman farm on the Lincolnville road. They were Maine Hills, Jr., Dr. Carl H. Stevens, John W. Stevens, Renworth R. Rogers, Dr. George W. Holmes, Count D’Urbania, who is a guest of George E. Pingree, Roy Hurd, Maine Hills, Dr. Ansel M. Lothrop, Dr. R. P. Jones, Harry Brown and Albert K. Fogg.”

Playing at the Colonial Theatre: “Topper” with Cary Grant, Constance Bennett and Billie Burke.

Aug. 28, 1969

Waldo Shoe Increasing Production

“Ben Dorsen, president of Waldo Shoe Corporation of Belfast, announced last week that despite the influx and the recent publicity concerning imported footwear, ‘Waldo Shoe has a very bright future.’ ‘We plan to meet the adverse effects of importation head on,’ he said. Dorsen has recently authorized the hiring of additional personnel at Belfast.”

Playing at the Belfast Drive-In Theatre: A Stanley Kubrick Production, “2001 a space odyssey.”

Aug. 30, 2001

“New teachers at Belfast Area High School this year are Mary Jo Caillier, Suzanne Southworth, Ellen Harrison, Hidie Adams, Ruth Kermish, Lynda Hooper-Mooers, Chris Bartlett, Chris Audet and Ted Rioux.”

Senior Classes start at Hutchinson Center

“As children all over the midcoast area begin getting ready for the start of school, many of their parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles will also be dusting off their back-to-school clothes. The newly formed Senior College, University of Maine Hutchinson Center, will kick off its inaugural semester of classes Thursday, Sept. 13.”

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