Waterville Senior High School string musicians play Sept. 7 for fifth graders at Albert S. Hall School in Waterville. The high school students are at the school as part of an effort to encourage younger students to pick up an instrument and pursue music. There is also a broader effort underway to gauge interest in launching a music school serving the region. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A car passes Serenity Worthley, 11, as she tends her lemonade stand Sept. 6 at her family’s house on Halifax Street in Winslow. Serenity is trying to keep cool as temperatures in the area hover around 90 degrees. Serenity, who cares for three cats, says she is donating half of the earnings from her stand to the Humane Society Waterville Area. So far, she has $400 to donate. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Standing on newly built, three-level stepped shelves, Paula Lapierre hangs an apron Sept. 6 as part a display in the exhibition hall at the Litchfield Fairgrounds. Lapierre, the superintendent of the 4-H Exhibit Hall, says the new shelves have wheels on the bottom so they are easier to store in the hall, which also contains boats over the winter. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Andrea Jones of Waterville holds an umbrella to create shade Sept. 7 as she walks along Cool Street amid temperatures hovering around 90 degrees. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A farmer cuts fields Sept. 1 on Center Road, adjacent to Interstate 95 in Fairfield. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Danica Martin, left, Lila Anderson and Megan Carver of Gardiner Area High School try to block a shot Sept. 5 by Addi Lebel on Cony High School during a volleyball match in Gardiner. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Kevin Horton laughs Aug. 31 at Head of Falls in Waterville while spending time with friend Cletus Jernigan. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Ducks swim through foam Sept. 3 in the Kennebec River in Waterville. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Visitor Services Manager Tesse Rau gives Chardonnay a treat at Rau’s desk Aug. 31 at the Kennebec Valley Humane Society on Pet Have Lane in Augusta. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Players from Skowhegan Area High School prepare Sept. 1 to take on Windham High School, in Skowhegan. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Jeff Powers, owner of Bigelow Brewing Co., pours a beer sample Sept. 2 at the Skowhegan Craft Brew Festival in downtown Skowhegan. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

The team captains from Gardiner Area, left, and Mt. Blue high schools watch Sept. 1 as referee Dennis Dacus tosses the coin before the first football game of the season at Hoch Field in Gardiner. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal


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