Sen. Roger Katz, R-Kennebec, recently presented a legislative sentiment to Kenneth Barden at a party honoring him on his 100th birthday. More than 100 friends and relatives came to the Fox Glen Snowmobile Club to celebrate his life. Barden was the proprietor of Barden’s Shop-Rite in Augusta, which was a local institution. He also had a location in Gardiner.

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