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    Emily Day, 9, of Auburn, left, covers her ears as re-enactors fire a volley Saturday during an Old Fort Western encampment set up for the annual Old Hallowell Day celebration in Hallowell. Peter Morrissey, as Capt. James Howard, right, led children in marching drills around a field beside Hallowell Seafood.

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    CAP.cutline_standalone:Kim Nixon, left, and her daughter, Cassie Nixon, stretch Tuesday during a yoga class on the bulkhead on the Kennebec River in Gardiner. The elder Nixon leads a weekly class for enthusiasts on the waterfront.

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    CAP.cutline_standalone:Thomas Villegas tosses freshly popped kettle corn to keep it from sticking together before packing it into bags Tuesday at the Hallowell Farmers Market on the bulkhead in downtown Hallowell. Villegas, who owns the Bam Jam Candy Shop in Gardiner, said he makes and sells several flavors of the sugary popcorn treat at several area farmers markets. The Hallowell Farmers Market is held from 4 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday.

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    CAP.cutline_standalone:Nettie Alexander uses her iPad to take a photo of one of her approximately 250 varieties of daylilies on Thursday at her business Nettie’s Perennials in Chelsea. Since every day new varieties come into bloom, “every morning I come out and it’s like Christmas everyday,” she said. Alexander said she started the business in 1999.

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    Jenny Peterson, a 201 Market employee, holds a rare calico lobster Thursday at the Skowhegan business. Owner Chris Foster said the lobster is not for sale, and he’ll probably donate it to an aquarium.

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    Olivia Bourque holds cousin Dominic Bricker, who appears less than enthusiastic on a hot, muggy Monday about getting a blast of water at the crowded Alfond Pool in Waterville. The weather is forecast to be hot and sunny all week.

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    No sooner did the 43rd Central Maine Egg Festival parade begin in Pittsfield on Saturday than the rain fell hard on participants and the many hundreds who turned out to watch. Though they were soaked, the downpour didn’t stop Scott and Jasmine Jones from smiling and marching.

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    Skowhegan firefighters, including Chief Shawn Howard, left, secure a sunken boat after it and boater Llewellyn Ryder, 66, of Clinton, overturned on Wednesday in choppy Lake George in Canaan. With the assistance of two rescuers, Ryder made it to shore wet but unharmed.

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    Augusta second baseman Justin Rodrigue dives but just misses a line drive hit by Gardiner’s Eli Fish during a Zone 2 American Legion quarterfinal game Tuesday at Oak Hill High School in Wales. Augusta won 5-4.

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    In the top file photo, city officials look around the auditorium during a Nov. 21, 2014, tour of the former Cony High School flatiron building in Augusta. The bottom photo, taken on July 15, shows it after recently completed renovations.

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    Steve Longfellow, right, picks raspberries Wednesday with his father, Walt, near their home in Farmingdale. The men were collecting the second fruit of summer at the behest of the family patriarch and Walt’s father, Alden Longfellow. They plan to leave some fruit hanging until the weekend so Steve’s sister, Joy, can pick enough to bake a pie.

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