Flags At Half Staff for Reny 

Flags will be at half staff at all Reny’s stores in Maine Thursday.83-year-old Robert H. Reny, the founder of Reny’s, passed away last Friday after a long illness.Funeral services will take place Thursday.Reny started his first store in 1949 in Damariscotta.It eventually turned into a 14-store chain throughout Maine, specializing in discount items.Governor Baldacci has ordered flags also be flown at half staff in the towns of Damariscotta and Newcastle, where Reny’s is headquartered.