Jack Quinn waves his hand while willing his putt close to the hole at the No. 12 green during the Maine Amateur golf championship Wednesday at the Samoset Resort Golf Course in Rockport. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Tim LeSeige wipes sweat from this face while cooking food in the United Volunteers of Maine Hot Dog Wagon during the free Summer Fun concert Wednesday in Augusta’s Mill Park. The air temperature was in the high 80s and LeSeige said it was a very hot night behind the grill. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Will Stuart, left, guides a tour group Sunday, July 9, through the Pownalborough Court House. Heather and Don Parker, right, brought their family to Dresden Summerfest to learn more about the building’s history. Built in 1761, the building has been used as a courthouse and family home. Ashley Allen/Kennebec Journal

Roger Crouse, general manager of the Kennebec Water District, offers a tour Tuesday of the new Kennebec Water District facility on Drummond Avenue in Waterville. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Greta Thiele, a patron services assistant, bags popcorn for a customer during the Maine International Film Festival at the Maine Film Center, housed in the Paul J. Schupf Art Center in downtown Waterville, on Sunday, July 9. 

The Ragtime Destroyers play Dixieland music Friday, July 7, as moviegoers take their seats for the opening of the Maine International Film Festival in Waterville. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

West team defender Kaden Cadorette of Biddeford, left, knocks the ball away from teammate tight-end Nolan Hobbs of South Portland during a Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic football practice Tuesday at Foxcroft Academy in Dover-Foxcroft. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Workers from Smokey’s Greater Shows wash food booths and assemble rides Tuesday at the Pittston Fairgrounds in preparation for the town’s annual fair. Ashley Allen/Kennebec Journal

Tyler Baker, from Portland Country Club, tees off on the third hole during the first round of the Maine Amateur golf championship Tuesday at the Samoset Resort Golf Club in Rockport. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

August Williams, 6, pilots Sharknado on Saturday, July 8, during the Monmouth Beach Party cardboard boat race at Cochnewagon Lake. August received help from his younger brother, Lewie, and father, Joe, in building the cardboard boat, which has a face on the front and fin on top. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Albert Rogers, bassist for The Weight Band, jams Friday, July 7, during the opening night of Waterville Rocks at Head of Falls in Waterville. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Carter Barrows, left, and his mother, Lauren Barrows, cool off Friday, July 7, in Three Cornered Pond in Augusta’s Bicentennial Nature Park. The park was first established in 2001 and is situated on approximately 27 acres on Three Cornered Pond. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

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