Bicycle mechanics Rachel Cameron, left, and Jason Covais set up rental bikes Thursday inside the Playtri tent at Capitol Park in Augusta. Playtri, the official Ironman 70.3 triathlon store, was selling equipment and supplies at the athletes’ village. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Caleb Corrow, 11, cools off in the water spray Saturday, July 23, at OakFest 2022 at Messalonskee Middle School in Oakland. The festival was its sixth year. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Swimmers Abbie Sims, right, and Mariah Salsbury splash each other Monday, July 25, while playing in the swimming pool at Two Rivers Campground in Skowhegan. Mariah’s parents, Bruce and Julie Salsbury, are the new owners of the 9-acre campground. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Firefighters battle a fire at a trailer home Wednesday at 261 Lakeview Drive in South China. Two men living there were not home at the time but a 15-year-old Rottweiler was killed. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Jack, 3, sprays water through a toy whale Wednesday while playing in the front yard of his home in Waterville. The boy was cooling off with his grandmother, Kristen Rolfe. When they’re together the two enjoy drawing with sidewalk chalk, playing in a small pool and blowing soap bubbles. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Winslow High School goalie Laine Bell (22) makes a save against Messalonskee at the Victories Over Violence field hockey tournament Saturday, July 23, at Thomas College in Waterville. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

A woman surveys the Kennebec River during a downpour Monday, July 25, in Gardiner. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Chad Caron climbs a ladder that leads to the bell tower at the former Methodist church on property he owns at 14 Priest Hill Road in Vassalboro. The building was torn down a week later by order of the town. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A driver slams into a competing vehicle Sunday, July 24, during the demolition derby at the Pittston Fair. The last day of the annual agricultural exhibition featured a baby pageant, the strawberry queen coronation, a pig scramble and destruction of several automobiles. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

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