10 years ago

From the Journal Tribune: “Though their skills vary from binding books to arranging flowers to designing Web sites, the new tenants at Riverdam Mill all have one thing in common – enthusiasm about the location. Though not easily visible to the passerby, the large, vacant-looking mills are actually filling with eager entrepreneurs, artists and industry.”

50 years ago

From the Biddeford-Saco Journal: “Biddeford High School Co-op students at work were observed this week by Employment Counselor Raymond Googins of the Maine Employment Security Commission office, Biddeford. According to BHS Principal Paul M. Stebbins, Googins visited several work stations along with Co-op coordinator Melvin Gay.”

100 years ago

From the Biddeford Daily Journal: “What is believed to be a rattling game from start to finish of the old time Association football, will take place tomorrow afternoon at Kennebunk, with a team made up of Scotch players from Saco going up against an aggregation of English players from Sanford, Springvale and Kennebunk.”

— Angelo J. Verzoni