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Editor's Picks - Aug. 3-9, 2014
Date: 8/11/2014 Album ID: 1832916
Work by the Valley News photography staff published Aug. 3-9, 2014.
Quechee Polo Club's Steve Leninski, of South Woodstock, Vt., trots after the ball during polo practice at teammate Chuck Wira's house in Plainfield, N.H., on July 23, 2014.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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Quechee Polo Club's Patrick Andrew, of Canaan, N.H., left, Greg Frizzell, of Sandwich, N.H., center, and Steve Leninski, of South Woodstock, Vt., wait to trot onto the field to start the match against Byfield Polo Club in Quechee, Vt., on July 26, 2014.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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After the match against Byfield Polo Club in Quechee, Vt., on July 26, 2014, Quechee Polo Club's Patrick Andrew, of Canaan, N.H., center, raises a toast to friend and former teammate Chuck Warren, who passed away this past winter.  Warren played for the polo club for 7 years.  After each match, the polo club eats together and the toast to Warren has become a new tradition.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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With troubled knees and a bad back, Charlotte Kuzma of Cornish, N.H.,  uses a golf cart to pick raspberries at her berry farm on Aug. 6, 2014. She and her husband started the pick your own blueberry patch in 1983 by planting 600 blueberry plants. She was picking from the few raspberry plants they have. Kuzma said her grandchildren love raspberry pie and jam but are less fond of blueberries. Valley News - Jennifer Hauck
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Sarah Rosenzweig, 20, of Windsor, Vt. arranges a set of chains to lift a concrete form at the I-91 bridge construction site in Windsor, Vt., Thursday, August 7, 2014. Rosenzweig, a civil engineering student at Vermont Technical College, recently completed on the job training with Lane Construction at the bridge site and will continue the job until the bridge is complete before continuing her studies in the spring.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Mascoma girls basketball coach Ed Kehoe raises his arms in victory after winning a shooting and rebounding game during practice on Jan. 14, 2008. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Greg Marshall, an assistant coach at the Start Ready high school camp at Monadnock Park in Claremont, N.H., demonstrates an agaility exercise on August 7, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)
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From left, Paul Potwin, Tyler Frink, and Ted Bjorkman, all of Hartland, move a barbed wire fence away from a barn that was destroyed by fire in Hartland, Vt. Friday, August 8, 2014. The barn, made of wooden posts and sheet metal siding, which was being used by Nathan Shute to store hay, formed part of the fence line to a pasture where Shute keeps some of his Jersey cows.  
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Maria Cabri, of Strafford, Vt., left, and Gina Sonne, of Post Mills, Vt., swing while dancing to the music of Jeremiah McLane, Owen Marshall and Ethan Hazzard-Watkins at the Tuesday Summer Concert Series at the Strafford Town House on August 5, 2014. The two friends met through dancing and were mixing a variety of dance styles including Contra and West Coast Swing. The summer concert series runs every other Tuesday on the Common in Strafford. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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Oliver Parrado, 13, of Hanover, plays Around the World, a fast-paced warm up game during Junior Tennis Camp at Storrs Pond Recreation Area in Hanover, N.H., on August 7, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)
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Tom Gray of Bradford's Conservation Commission builds a stone cairn with stones pulled from the path of a trail being built in honor of Sean Tillotson on Wright's Mountain in Bradford, Vt., Thursday, July 31, 2014. Tillotson, a member of the Oxbow High School football team, died suddenly June 30 in Denver, Colo. The trail will be a half mile loop dedicated to Tillotson who loved being outdoors.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Jane Godek, of Pelham, N.H., hangs glass stars made by her husband, Joseph Godek, while manning their booth at the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, N.H. on August 3, 2014. People are spending money again, said Jane.  We had a great day yesterday. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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Lt. Stan Andrewski of the Claremont Police Department had stopped to check on the home of Lewis Russell, of Claremont, N.H., on Aug. 4, 2014. Russell died in a house fire on Sunday night. 
Valley News - Jennifer Hauck
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Olivia Espinosa, 14, of Winston-Salem, N.C., shows her aunt Kari Cooney of Boston something on her phone as Cooney's sister-in-law Eileen McDonough of Mansfield, Mass., left, reminds Cooney it's her turn while playing the card game Forty Fives at Sunapee State Park in Newbury, N.H. on August 4, 2014. The family had originally planned to kayak and swim at the beach. Officials with the state Department of Environmental Services issued an advisory on Saturday warning swimmers of high levels of fecal bacteria at the state park. The advisory remained in effect on Monday. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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Donald Pellerin (8) from Stevens High School intercepts a pass thrown to Rommy Fitzgerald Jr. from Rice Memorial High School during the Shrine Bowl football game at Memorial Field in Hanover, N.H., on August 2, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)
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Samantha Fraser, 5, and her brother Sebastian, 7, of White River Junction, Vt., play on a tractor during a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pierce/Van Arman family living at the Meeting House Farm in Norwich, Vt. on August 2, 2014.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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