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Sebec celebrates the Fourth of July

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CELEBRATING THE FOURTH OF JULY IN SEBEC VILLAGE — The start of the parade travels across the bridge during the Sebec Village Associates’ annual festivities to celebrate the Fourth of July. A road race, canoe race, breakfast and barbecue and other activities all honor America’s birthday, with event proceeds benefitting the Reading Room.

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DRESSED FOR THE HOLIDAY — Wearing matching attire for the July 4 in Sebec were, from left, Emily Greenlaw, 10 of Sebec, Lylla Smith, 8 of Dover-Foxcroft, and Ella Smith, 10 of Dover-Foxcroft.

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HE CANNOT TELL A LIE — Melissa Mallett pulls George Washington (aka her son Charlie Johnston) holding the hatchet while her son Benjamin Johnston tows the cherry tree from the legend about the first president during his youth on Tuesday, July 4 as part of the parade in Sebec.

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HAPPY 241ST BIRTHDAY — On the 241st anniversary of America’s Independence Day, Sebec joined thousands of other communities across the nation in celebrating. A procession of classic cars concluded the town’s annual parade on the Fourth of July.

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AN ESPECIALLY GREAT DAY TO FLY THE FLAG — ATV riders show their patriotism during the annual Fourth of July parade in Sebec Village.

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