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Art admired in the park



South Portland Mayor Linda Cohen, left, presents the $800 Best in Show Award (sponsored by Norway Savings Bank) to this year’s winner, Leah Salow of South Portland, at the 39th annual Art in the Park show, held Saturday, Aug. 11, in Mill Creek Park. A full complement of 170 fine artists and photographers from across Maine and New England greeted attendees at the park in South Portland. This year’s judges – Charles Thompson, founder of the University of New England art department, and Kate Sibole, chairman of the communications and new media department at Southern Maine Community College — named Salow Best in Show award. See more photos on pages 6 and 7. (Duke Harrington photo) South Portland Mayor Linda Cohen, left, presents the $800 Best in Show Award (sponsored by Norway Savings Bank) to this year’s winner, Leah Salow of South Portland, at the 39th annual Art in the Park show, held Saturday, Aug. 11, in Mill Creek Park. A full complement of 170 fine artists and photographers from across Maine and New England greeted attendees at the park in South Portland. This year’s judges – Charles Thompson, founder of the University of New England art department, and Kate Sibole, chairman of the communications and new media department at Southern Maine Community College — named Salow Best in Show award. See more photos on pages 6 and 7. (Duke Harrington photo)

Above, Linda Peterson and Joseph Barnett, two of the five $150 merit award winners. Right, Bentley Witham, 3, of South Portland gets his cheek adorned in the face painting booth by event volunteer, high school junior Kaleisha Towle. (Duke Harrington photos) Above, Linda Peterson and Joseph Barnett, two of the five $150 merit award winners. Right, Bentley Witham, 3, of South Portland gets his cheek adorned in the face painting booth by event volunteer, high school junior Kaleisha Towle. (Duke Harrington photos)

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