Tom Swann surveys Minnehonk Lake as Susan Melcher paddles a raft Sunday near their home in Mount Vernon.

The couple was working in the garden when high temperatures compelled them to flee to the water, according to Melcher.

“It is hot, hot, hot in the garden,” she reported.

Facebook comments

Augusta and Waterville news

Get news and events from your towns in your inbox every Friday.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.