DURHAM — After blessing the lives of her family and so many others, Delanie Norah Doran, 7, of Durham, ME. passed away in the company of her family in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin on August 25, 2017.
George Gifford Burr died peacefully at home on September 5, 2017. George was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on November 17, 1935. He grew up in St. Paul and graduated from St. Paul Academy. He attended Macalaster College for business, Springfield College for teaching credentials and Seton Hall for graduate studies in education.
BRUNSWICK — Rosemary “Posie” Ford, age 70, died Tuesday September 5, 2017 in Maine.
HARPSWELL — Jean Kinsman Smith, 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 3, 2017 in Harpswell.
At the 10 a.m. service on Sept. 10 at First Congregational Church of Wiscasset, the congregation will welcome Pastor Josh Fitterling.
Sept. 20 — 7 p.m.: Erev Rosh Hashanah, led by Rabbi Simeon Maslin, followed by Apples & Honey
Sept. 21 — 9:30 a.m.: First Day of Rosh Hashanah led by Rabbi Lisa Vinikoor; 1:30 p.m.: Tashlich at the Waterfront; 4 p.m.: Family Service at the Minnie Brown Center led by Rabbi Lisa Vinikoor
The following is Bishop P. Deeley’s statement in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
.BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick United Methodist Church will begin a new Worship and Sunday School Class schedule effective Sept. 10: 8:30-9 a.m., service of holy communion; 9-9:50 a.m., Sunday School for all ages; 10 a.m., morning worship.
ORR’S ISLAND — On Sunday, Sept. 10, Rev. Frank Strasburger will preside over the service Sunday at All Saint’s Chapel, located at 9 Cooper Lane on Orr’s Island. Services take place at 9 a.m. Sundays, through Sept. 24. For more information call (207) 833-7745.
Pope Francis received a spirited, symbol-filled welcome to Colombia on Wednesday as he began a five-day visit aimed at helping heal the wounds and divisions left by Latin America’s longest-running armed conflict.
“I would send rain on one city, and send no rain on another city: one field would be rained upon, and the field on which it did not rain withered”. Amos 4:7b
Weathering the Storms
Today is Friday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2017. There are 114 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History
Why yes, I did miss my 4-year-old’s first day of preschool. For some reason I wrote on my calendar that it began two days after it actually did. I discovered my mistake when the school called, asking where my child was.
Justin Scott likes working with his hands.
Bath Sunrise Rotary supports community services such as the Bath Food Pantry; literacy and educational projects at Patten Free Library and Morse High School; the eradication of polio (we are almost there, only eight cases worldwide this year); and international projects that provide health services, education, and clean water.
Politically speaking, our nation is deeply divided, perhaps more than ever before. Red State versus Blue State. Conservatives versus liberals. We (myself included) tend to stereotype those on the other side of the political fence. The media loves the divide, because conflict boosts ratings.
Two walks, one on land, the other on water, are aimed at celebrating the upcoming 10th anniversary of the creation of the 124-acre Maquoit Bay Conservation Land, a gift given daily to all of us who would walk to and see the sea.
Brunswick is in a very sad state of affairs, brought on by council members who talk too much and way too long. Council members speak too often and too long on any and all issues, but the public is only allowed five minutes at the podium.
We are about to start talking about the Vietnam War again. Not because of events in Korea, another divided Asian country, but because filmmaker Ken Burns has produced a major series of programs on that historically divisive conflict.