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    The sun rises behind Nubble Light in York on Saturday, the summer solstice.

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    Derek O'Brien, left, and Shawn DeKorne, paint the pool at the Beau Rivage Motel in Old Orchard Beach on June 17. The two men moved to Old Orchard Beach for the summer to work. Tong Zheng, the owner of the motel, which has been open since June 1, said they are planning to fill up the pool over the weekend.

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    A handful of immediate family members celebrate Connor Brown's second birthday at Fort Williams on June 13. His parents, Jon, center, and Nichole Brown, far left, of Westbrook, said they were planning a bigger party indoors with other children but canceled it due to coronavirus and instead celebrated with just a few family members outdoors.

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    Designer and carpenter Brendan Ferri chisels wood from a handrail on a kiosk he built on Exchange Street for Blyth & Barrows. The cocktail lounge was planning to serve drinks and small plates in the outdoor setting.

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    Allyssa Power, right, works on the nails of Jade Woods of Gorham at Get Nailed Beauty Lounge in Portland on June 17, the first day nail salons opened up in Cumberland county.

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    People cool off in the ocean at Old Orchard Beach on Friday afternoon.

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    Jonathan Lank, 16, of Winslow holds onto Draven Black, 14, of Winslow as a wave crashes over Black's floatation device while the two were cooling off in the water at Old Orchard Beach on June 19.

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    Under the shelter of umbrellas Katie Cooledge, left, and Melissa Riley watch the action from the stands from a social distance during the Portland vs Cony Maine Summer Sandlot League game at The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach June 18.

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    Jay Poulin, Claudia Kinnear and Marnie Mortenson clear a picnic table after enjoying a lunch of lobster rolls at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth on June 16.

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    Mark Wakefield, 60, dines outside at Nosh on Congress Street in Portland on June 13.

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    Patrons sit at tables on Wharf Street in Portland on June 15.

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    Elizabeth Mooney, of Yarmouth, and her daughter play in the water at Willard Beach in South Portland on Saturday, the longest day of the year and the official start to summer.

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    Pedestrians walk toward downtown Old Orchard Beach on June 16.

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    Old Orchard Beach begins to fill up on June 19, with temperatures rising.

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    A man suns himself on a bench in downtown Portland on Saturday, the official start of summer. Temperatures reached into the 90s.

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    People congregate in small groups at the Western Promenade in Portland on June 18.

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