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    Jana Laudadio of Hillsborough, New Hampshire, rides a body board onto the sand at Old Orchard Beach during the late August heat wave. Laudadio said she liked the heat wave. "It's beautiful," she said. "The hotter the better."

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    Linda Christie, Bowdoinham, gives her dog Maggie some attention as the two enjoy the view at Kettle Cove in Cape Elizabeth.

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    Cheerleaders perform at halftime at the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic on July 21.

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    Alicia Campbell, Saco, paddles along the bay at Bayview Beach in Saco as the sun rises.

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    The centrifugal forces of the Scrambler squish cousins Poppy Helmuth, 8, left, of Flower Mound, Texas, and Kiera Cloutier of Turner into one another at the annual Clam Festival in Yarmouth.

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    Izaya keeps his head above water while beating the heat at East End beach with his owners Cassandra Donder and Peyton Warren.

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    Family members stay cool in the shade of the Congress Square Plaza apartment building in Portland. Roy Fitzgerald, left, said his nearby apartment doesn't have air conditioning, so he prefered to be outside. Next to him is Philip Rowe, Stephanie Parker and Norma Fitzgerald.

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    Micayla Lawson, Scarborough, takes in the sunny weather Friday from the jetty at East End Beach while Spring Point Ledge Light and a Casco Bay Lines ferry loom on the horizon.

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    Members of the Higgins Beach Association rake the beach in Scarborough in early July. The group gathers every Thursday morning in the summer to clean the beach.

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    A dock framed by trees on the edge of Stevens Pond in Liberty.

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    Rhys Cote, 8, walks through a patch of ferns while playing in the backyard at her home in Wells. Rhys has been modeling since she was a toddler. She was in her first feature film appearing as a kidnapped little girl in "The Equalizer 2" starring Denzel Washington, which opened in theaters July 20.

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    Stella McGuire, 5, of Gorham, left, plays with her friends Mia Fiorito, 3, right, and Ava Fiorito, 6, Fiorito, also of Gorham on the front lawn of the Breakers Inn as Higgins Beach is shrouded in fog. Stella's grandparents own the Scarborough inn.

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    A man sleeps on a beach chair in the shade of an umbrella at Old Orchard Beach during another day of hot weather.

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    A runner passes under Tukey's Bridge on the Eastern Promenade Trail in Portland early on an August morning.

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    The crew of replica Viking ship Draken Harald Hargagre readies the ship for port after arriving in Portland on July 27.

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    Lila catches a ride on Navann Meas, South Portland, while she relaxes on a float on the Saco River at Pleasant Point Park in Buxton. Meas' friend Marina De La Torre of Los Angeles is on the left.

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    Brian Doody, direct support professional at Creative Trails Day Program, tends to tomato plants at the organization's plot at the Casco Bay Community Garden on the Eastern Prom during a misty late August morning.

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    Runners cool off in spray from misting fans after completing the TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race in Cape Elizabeth on August 4.

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    A pair of cyclists ride on Back Cove Trail as the sun sets on June 21, 2018, the summer solstice.

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    The Portland Sea Dogs enter Hadlock Field through a corn field wearing throwback uniforms during the annual Field of Dreams game.

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    Lucian Flanagan-Burt fishes for stripers in Back Cove during an excetionally low tide of -1 foot below mean average. Flanagan-Burt said he fishes the cove about three times a week. Recently he's been using crab flies and streamers, and releases his catches.

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    Commuters descend the dew-slicked boarding ramp for the 6:15 ferry from Peaks Island to Portland on a foggy June morning.

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    Allysun West, a gardener for Friends of Fort Williams Park, scans the Children's Garden for horsebrush to weed out. West, who studied fashion design at Maine College of Art, made her own tick-proof gardening outfit and creates clothing on the side.

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    Rose Wilkinson, 4, Cape Elizabeth, gathers sand and seawater to create make-believe ice cream at Crescent Beach State Park.

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    Children cool off in a foutain at the top of the Aquasaucer at Aquaboggan Water Park in Saco.

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    Rich Spies of South Portland takes a cast while fishing early Tuesday at Dyer Point in Cape Elizabeth.

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    Alex Hlavaty from Omaha, Nebraska, stokes a fire on the bank of the Penobscot River while on vacation a June vacation.

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    Paula Patterson, of Albany, New York, looks over the bow of a Casco Bay Lines ferry bound for mainland Portland from Great Diamond Island.

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    Staff photographer Derek Davis photographed his daughter Maeve, 11, as she watched storm clouds roll across Jackson Brook Lake near the end of summer vacation.

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