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    After removing plywood that covered the arch, Les Fossel installs an arched window frame he repaired Monday at the Hathorn Block in Richmond. Fossel's company is renovating the large brick building at the corner of Water and Main Streets for multi-unit residential use.

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    People fish from a dock at the East Side Boat Launch on Friday around low tide on the Kennebec River near Memorial Bridge in Augusta.

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    Jerry Rodman, left, holds up netting for Joel Suchar to secure to posts at Rodman's vineyard on Wednesday in Litchfield. The men covered 2 acres of grapes at Upper Pond Vineyard to prevent deer and birds from consuming the fruit that Rodman breeds to make them "heartier and more disease-resistant" for cold climates, he said.

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    Brad Vannah uses a hose to clean off pavement stones outside the new Oakland Police building on Tuesday. The department is currently housed in the Oakland Town Office in background. The new building is slated to be finished in September.

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    Penobscot tribe elder Butch Phillips speaks in the Pines area off the Father Rasle Road in Madison where native Americans were massacred in the 1700's prior to a ceremony honoring ancestors on Sunday.

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    Gov. Paul LePage holds up booking mug shots from a three-ring binder of news releases and articles about drug arrests during a meeting with reporters on Friday in the State House Cabinet room in Augusta.

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    It was a hot summer day on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, and Lily Libby loved getting blasted by water as she and lots of kids cooled off at the Alfond Municipal Pool in Waterville. The pool will be open only today before officially closing for the 2016 season.

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    Firefighters from Waterville fire department respond to a report of a chemical spill at a multi-family unit apartment building at 270 Main Street in Waterville on Thursday. The call turned out to be over-use of a bug repellent containing diatomaceous earth.

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    Sen. George Mitchell, right center, receives his meal at the head table during an endowment fund dinner at St. Joseph's Maronite Church in Waterville on Wednesday.

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    Harness racers leave the gate for the annual Walter Hieght Memorial Invitational at the Skowhegan Fair Grounds in Skowhegan on Saturday.

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    Two children pursue a pig during the pig scramble at the 198th Skowhegan State Fair in Skowhegan on Saturday.

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    Winslow High School goalie Jake Lapierre (31) makes a save on a shot by Messalonskee High School's Jack Moore (8) during a scrimmage at Messalonskee High School in Oakland on Tuesday.

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    Steve Christianson lugs a sack of sweet corn he picked in a field he cultivates on Sunday. The corn is sold at the stand at Christianson Farm on Route 17 in Readfield that is open from 10-6 every day through September with a variety of fruit and produce.

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    Boarder collie Lilly keeps her eyes trained on a flock of sheep during herding demonstration with trainer Joe Grady during a Maine Farm Days event at the Misty Meadow Farm in Clinton on Wednesday.

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