25 Years Ago (Week of May 31-June 6, 1970)
* U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Democrat of Massachusetts, described the Columbia Medical Plan in an address before Congress, stating that "one of the most promising developments in recent years . . . is the prepaid group practice of medicine." The senator requested that a New York Times article about the plan be recorded in the Congressional Record.
50 Years Ago (Week of June 3-9, 1945):
* The New Haven Pulp and Board Company announced the purchase of a controlling interest in the Bartgis Brothers Co. of Ilchester. Located on 100 acres along the Patapsco River, the Bartgis Brothers' plant manufactures various types of paperboard cartons.
* Members of Ellicott City's Maryland State Guard, Company F, held a weapons drill on their firing range.