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    The setting sun lights up the Olde Federal Building as Dylan Brann, left, and Joey Charles sing and play guitars in Market Square Park on Saturday during the Augusta Block Party. There was live music, food, games and a beer tent at the event.

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    Belgrade family Brody, Lauren, Jackson and Giselle Jabar cool off by sliding down one of the water slides at Roy’s Inflatable Water Park in Madison on a hot Monday.

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    Dominique “Nunu” Smith jumps into Long Pond in Belgrade on Wednesday. She and her family were visiting from Branford, Connecticut, and staying at Castle Island Camps.

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    Emmy Dunbar, left, helps her mother, first-grade teacher Laura Dunbar, sort books Tuesday at Belgrade Elementary School. Dunbar and other staffers were getting ready for the first day of school for students, which is Aug. 27.

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    Michael Cagan, of Westwood, Massachusetts, sails around a point Wednesday on Long Pond in Belgrade. Many people in various kinds of boats were enjoying the hot, sunny afternoon on the water.

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    A car shoots sparks as it spins its rims on the pavement Friday during the first night of the popular demolition derby at the Skowhegan State Fair.

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    Farmington Town Manager Richard Davis surveys the site of the Whittier Road erosion control project, where firefighters were pumping water on vegetation on Tuesday. Firefighters said they regularly water the plants during dry weather to keep them healthy and minimize erosion on the steep bank between the Sandy River and the road.

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    Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols, center, is flanked by Ken Grimes, left, and Kenneth MacMaster of the State Fire Marshal’s Office, during a press conference Tuesday outlining the charges against three men charged with arson and conspiracy in Franklin County.

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    A white bengal tiger leaps over another tiger during a show on Sunday, at the Skowhegan Fair.

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    A driver gives the thumbs-up sign Friday during the first night of the popular demolition derby at the Skowhegan State Fair.

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    District Game Warden Ethan Buuck, center, and Maine State Trooper Dane Wing arrest Brandon Draveau outside a trailer in Mt. Vernon on Tuesday. Draveau, 22, allegedly fled from Buuck on a dirt bike before being apprehended by the wardens and troopers.

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    Gardiner Area High School football players take a break from practice Monday.

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