People walk on a rainbow-colored crosswalk Friday, June 4, on Central Street at the corner of Water Street in downtown Hallowell. The city painted the colorful crosswalk in the colors of the Progress Pride Flag earlier in the week as part of Pride Month observances. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal Buy this Photo

Patricia Amero orders her son, Monmouth Academy principal Rick Amero, to hurry up as the school recognized her for 52 years of service to the Academy during commencement on Sunday, June 6. Patricia Goff was also lauded for working as a teacher and administrative assistant for more than 30 years at the Academy. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal Buy this Photo

John Watson holds his great-granddaughter, Adelle, 2, while photographing the processional Sunday, June 6, during commencement at Skowhegan Area High School. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel Buy this Photo

Maranacook Community High School seniors gather Tuesday for a self portrait during graduation at the Augusta Civic Center. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal Buy this Photo

Twin brothers Chase Sacks, 11, left, and Cody, right, soak in the pool with Gage Chamberlain, 14, at their home on Cool Street in Waterville on Tuesday. Michael G. Seamans Buy this Photo

Water runs off the face Cameron McDade, 5, after the boy dunked his head in water Monday, June 7, at his grandmother’s home in Waterville. The boy’s grandmother Mary Williamson, left, said she improvised after finding that kids pools were sold out at the store. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel Buy this Photo

Olena Stevenson, 8, shows her sisters, the Sanders boys and Fletcher Morrill how to make a proper vertical entry into the impoundment Monday, June 7, in Wayne village. The children were perfecting dives and belly splashes as temperatures reached the mid 90s. The water temperature, the children said, was perfect. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal Buy this Photo

Maranacook second baseman Brayden St. Pierre, left, celebrates with teammates Nick Florek and Wyatt Lambert after St. Pierre made an inning-ending diving catch during a Class C South prelim game Tuesday against Winthrop in Readfield. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal Buy this Photo

York’s Lexi Brent, right center, beats Cony’s Julia Reny in the 100-meter hurdles at the Class B track and field state championships Saturday, June 5, in Bath. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel Buy this Photo

Erskine Academy’s Josh Bragg tags out Gardiner Area High School’s Chase Kelley at third base during a baseball game Tuesday in China. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal Buy this Photo

Waterville catcher Abby Williams receives the pitch while she and pitcher Raylee Gilbert worked against an Oceanside hitter during a Class B North prelim game Monday, June 7, in Waterville. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel Buy this Photo

Waterville Senior High School graduate Jayda Murray hangs out in the back of her truck Thursday night during the drive-in commencement ceremonies held at held in the parking lot of Central Maine Motors Auto Group in Waterville. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

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