In Focus: Bees, Military Police return home and the Trek Across Maine

Posted June 17, 2013, at 8:43 a.m.
Some of the 164 cyclists riding with the L.L. Bean team finish the Trek Across Maine early Sunday afternoon in Belfast. Erin Farnham of North Yarmouth, an L.L. Bean employee, was volunteering to hand out medals to the finishers. &quotMy whole family's involved this year," she said, adding that the fatal collision Friday morning which took the life of a cyclist was on everyone's mind. &quotWe've talked about it a lot, but are still trying to be celebratory."
Some of the 164 cyclists riding with the L.L. Bean team finish the Trek Across Maine early Sunday afternoon in Belfast. Erin Farnham of North Yarmouth, an L.L. Bean employee, was volunteering to hand out medals to the finishers. "My whole family's involved this year," she said, adding that the fatal collision Friday morning which took the life of a cyclist was on everyone's mind. "We've talked about it a lot, but are still trying to be celebratory." Buy Photo
Stearns High School baseball player Tanner Carrier (28) is tagged out by Dirigo player Nick Young in a double-play attempt in the second inning of their State Class C Championship game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, Maine Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Michael York
Stearns High School baseball player Tanner Carrier (28) is tagged out by Dirigo player Nick Young in a double-play attempt in the second inning of their State Class C Championship game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, Maine Saturday, June 15, 2013. Buy Photo
Penobscot Valley third baseman Shaelyn Jones wears a face mask while playing close to home plate against Richmond in the Class D softball state championship in Standish, Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Robert F. Bukaty
Penobscot Valley third baseman Shaelyn Jones wears a face mask while playing close to home plate against Richmond in the Class D softball state championship in Standish, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Buy Photo
John Carter of Bucksport is greeted by his whole family, wife parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, sister in laws, brothers in law, nieces and nephews Saturday. Not a dry eye or a family member not touching Carter congratulating him on his safe return home.
Jesse Groening | Special to the BDN
John Carter of Bucksport is greeted by his whole family, wife parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, sister in laws, brothers in law, nieces and nephews Saturday. Not a dry eye or a family member not touching Carter congratulating him on his safe return home. Buy Photo
Beekeeper Peter Cowin looks up at a decoy hive filled with about 20,000 bees that he will remove and bring home for honey and bee production from Dysart's Restaurant Friday afternoon in Hermon.
Brian Feulner
Beekeeper Peter Cowin looks up at a decoy hive filled with about 20,000 bees that he will remove and bring home for honey and bee production from Dysart's Restaurant Friday afternoon in Hermon. Buy Photo

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