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Amory McLellan Patten

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30

Amory McLellan Patten, 87, of Harpswell, Maine, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2018.

Pat Patten was born in Lewiston, Maine, to Bryant McLellan Patten and Arabelle Hamilton Patten on October 16, 1930.

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DEATH NOTICE

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30

PHIPPSBURG — Lendall D. Alexander passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. at David E. Desmond Funeral Home, 638 High St., Bath. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. www.desmondfuneralhomes.com

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After Olympics, South Korea mulls reviving bulldozed forest

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BY KIM TONG-HYUNG The Associated Press

JEONGSEON, South Korea

As hundreds of Olympic spectators flocked to a sparkling white ski slope cutting through the rugged mountains of Jeongseon, the marquee venue of this year’s Winter Games, Cho Myunghwan stepped back and looked up. He let out a sad chuckle.

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BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

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Graham praised as ‘America’s pastor’

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BY LAURIE KELLMAN The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

The president gently touched the bare wood of Billy Graham’s casket. The speaker of the House bowed his head. And hundreds of other lawmakers, family and friends stood in a rare salute Wednesday to the man they called, “America’s pastor.”

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Living the Word

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30
by the Rev. Lois Hart

“For it was you who formed my inmost parts. You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you that I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Psalm 139:14a

Wonderfully Made

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Vatican magazine denounces nuns’ servitude

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30
BY NICOLE WINFIELD The Associated Press

VATICAN CITY

A Vatican magazine has denounced how nuns are often treated like indentured servants by cardinals and bishops, for whom they cook and clean for next to no pay.

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Political Cartoon

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FAITH NOTES :

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BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

A picture came across my Facebook newsfeed this week, a stick-skinny boy, ankles poking out of his black trousers, flat belly peeking between the gaps of his partially buttoned shirt, grimly smiling as he holds out what looks like a tub of margarine. It was posted by Welcome Home Africa, the Ugandan orphanage from which my husband and I adopted our daughter, Ruth.

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Drawing Students from Near and Far

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BY RON CANTOR

Southern Maine Community College attracts students from near and far.

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Schools Shouldn’t Wait for Red Flags to Address Student Mental Mealth Needs

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30
NATHANIEL VON DER EMBSE/ University of South Florida The Conversation

One out of every 4 or 5. That’s how many students will display a significant mental health problem over the course of their lifetime.

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Freeport Rotarians Give Generously

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30
BY ANNE-MARIE DAVEE Freeport Rotary Club

The Freeport Rotary Club participated in Freeport Community Services Annual Freeze Out event on Saturday, February 17th, to “Stuff the Bus” with food and supplies for the FCS Food Pantry. The FCS food pantry provides essential food and supplies to local families in need.

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A Lively Haven for Teens

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30
BY DAVID TREADWELL

The Brunswick Area Teen Center confirms that good things happen when good people get together to solve a problem.

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BIW’s Request – Its Critical Importance to Midcoast Maine

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30
BY BILL HAGGETT

Opponents of BIW’s efforts to secure a Maine tax concession to help win shipbuilding contracts over the next 10 to 20 years have been very outspoken in criticism of BIW and General Dynamics. Critics are entitled to their views, but as an experienced BIW shipbuilder, I know there is a strong case in support of BIW’s request.

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Gun Issue About More Than Guns

Times Record - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:30
BY GORDON L. WEIL

The mass shooting in Florida and the inevitable pro-gun and gun control reactions are about much more than firearms and their use.

The issue is really about the nature of our society and government. The NRA makes sure we don’t forget that. After every shooting, it opposes gun control advocates by saying that what they propose threatens personal freedom.

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Political Cartoon

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Spring was in the Air on Bald Mountain

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BY RON CHASE Seniors Not Acting Their Age

Bald Mountain is perhaps the best short mountain hike in central and mid-coast Maine. One of several Bald Mountains in the state, this one is located between Ragged Mountain and Mount Megunticook in the Camden Hills Range.

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LETTERS

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Concern About School Health, Safety

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

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Humor has a tremendous place in this sordid

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Remember When?

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Bath Historical Society

Excerpts from Bath Historical Society Newsletter #30, Times of Bath October 1992, June 1994. Owen History of Bath Maine. The movement for a bridge over the Kennebec was started in 1920 by business interests east of the river who were most affected by the ferry situation.

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