Stories about "What's In a Lewiston Name"
Friday, June 17, 2022 4:12 pm
A residential area just north of campus, Montello is the name of a street, a rise of land familiar to generations of Bates joggers, and once home to two commercial mineral springs.
Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:20 pm
The name "Thorne" goes deep into Lewiston history, providing half the name of the nearby Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary.
Friday, August 13, 2021 10:47 am
This occasional BatesNews feature explores the stories, facts, and figments behind common place names in the Lewiston-Auburn area.
Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:34 am
A favorite Bates haunt since the 1950s, Luiggi’s Pizzeria is named for its founder, Luiggi Carmine Talarico.
Friday, November 8, 2019 11:15 am
Dedicated 110 years ago, Libbey Forum was donated to Bates by Lewiston mill owner and entrepreneur W. Scott Libbey.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 3:22 pm
Home to cozy student houses, a hopping social scene, and the campus coffeehouse, Frye Street is named for an illustrious Lewiston family.
Friday, August 31, 2018 7:38 am
Here’s your guide to all names Pettengill and Pettingill, a Bates building, street, and park.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:36 pm
The downtown Lewiston neighborhood where streets have names like Oak and Maple is dubbed “the tree streets.”
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:37 pm
Then-candidate John F. Kennedy visited Lewiston in November 1960. Three years later, the city named its downtown park after the slain president.
Thursday, August 3, 2017 4:30 pm
"Androscoggin," the name of Lewiston's river and county, is the contemporary word describing a Native American tribe that lived here.