Looking Back in Newton’s History
From the files of the Newton Daily News
25 Years Ago This Week
Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 1988
Woolworth (108 1st St. N.) advertised rainbow wigs for $2.97… The Maytag Co. acquired the Chicago Pacific Co., maker of Hoover vacuum cleaners… A new store, $6 and $8 Fashions, opened in the Newton Mall… On Halloween, Burger King gave free hamburgers to “ghosts & goblins under age 12” when accompanied by an adult.