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    Humane Society Waterville Area Operations Director Lisa Smith has her hands full with kittens at the facility on Tuesday. The animal shelter is finding a lot of success with adoptions, donations and other positive interaction since it increased its Facebook presence.

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    Ron Hinckley, left, and Ralph Rideout carry a section of fence Wednesday as they’re setting up for the Windsor Fair, which begins Sunday and runs through Sept. 7.

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    Isaac Dunphy, 11, falls on Sunday into Minnehonk Lake in Mount Vernon after letting go of a rope swing. The Pembroke, Massachusetts, resident accompanied his buddy, Jacob Tynan, to the swing on a birthday trip. Tynan wanted to travel from his home in Pembroke to visit his grandmother in Mount Vernon and swim in Minnehonk on the day he turned 11.

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    This 1983 file photo shows Samantha Smith at Manchester Elementary School. This week marked the 30th anniversary of the plane crash that killed Smith, and the Maine State Museum opened an exhibit in her honor.

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    Aaliyah WilsonFalcone, 13, of Winthrop, is reflected in a mirror Saturday while trying on earrings in Laurie LaBar’s Spirit House booth during the Designing Women show at Longfellow’s Greenhouses in Manchester. The event was a fundraiser for the Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Center.

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    Emergency responders work on James Bolduc, of Fairfield, after his Harley-Davidson was part of a chain reaction crash on Thursday afternoon. Bolduc was helicoptered to Maine Medical Center in Portland, where he died Friday.

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    A hound dog eager to be adopted stands up inside a kennel at the Humane Society Waterville Area on Tuesday. The animal shelter is finding a lot of success with adoptions, donations and other positive interaction since it increased its Facebook presence.

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    Maranacook's Ruslan Reiter turns corner during the Laliberte Invitational on Friday at Cony High School in Augusta.

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    Central Maine Power Co. employee Don Higgins pulls the body of an American bald eagle off the wires of a utility pole Tuesday on Allen Street in Waterville after it landed on the pole and was electrocuted. The bird was in the wires for several hours until CMP turned off the power after 5 p.m. to disentangle the bird.

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    Muriel Plummer, 93, appraises the vegetables in the garden Wednesday at her Weeks Mills farm. Plummer said tomatoes are ready to be picked and she already had collected a pocket full of cucumbers. “Summer is winding down,” she said.

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    Claire Holman, 11, waits for her father, Dan, and her mother, Rebecca, to awaken from their slumber Wednesday after a picnic at the waterfront on the Kennebec River in Gardiner. The Mount Vernon family bicycled from Augusta before breaking for lunch and a nap along the river. “We earned the nap,” Rebecca Holman said of pedaling in hot weather.

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