In Focus: Golf, fire and an off-shore wind turbine

Posted June 03, 2013, at 12:27 p.m.
Ryan Gay blasts out of the sand trap on the second hole during the Paul Bunyan Golf Tournament at the Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono Sunday.
Ryan Gay blasts out of the sand trap on the second hole during the Paul Bunyan Golf Tournament at the Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono Sunday. Buy Photo
 Firefighters try to contain a fire in a storage rental unit building on Route 172 in Sedgwick on Saturday.
Firefighters try to contain a fire in a storage rental unit building on Route 172 in Sedgwick on Saturday.
Alexis Elowitch of Deering High School competes in the javelin throw during the Class A State Championship Track and Field meet at the Brewer Community School Saturday.
Alexis Elowitch of Deering High School competes in the javelin throw during the Class A State Championship Track and Field meet at the Brewer Community School Saturday. Buy Photo
A woman snaps a picture of Portland's observatory atop Munjoy Hill Friday while on a guided tour atop a 1971 fire truck. The Portland Fire Engine Co. offers tours of the city daily.
A woman snaps a picture of Portland's observatory atop Munjoy Hill Friday while on a guided tour atop a 1971 fire truck. The Portland Fire Engine Co. offers tours of the city daily.
People watch as a crane lowers the VolturnUS 1:8 unit into the water of the Penobscot River at the Cianbro Corporation Brewer facility Friday. The VolturnUS 1:8 is the first offshore wind turbine that launched in North America will be towed down the Penobscot River as the weather allows and it will be moored in the East channel of the Penobscot Bay near Castine. The unit will be connected to the power grid.
People watch as a crane lowers the VolturnUS 1:8 unit into the water of the Penobscot River at the Cianbro Corporation Brewer facility Friday. The VolturnUS 1:8 is the first offshore wind turbine that launched in North America will be towed down the Penobscot River as the weather allows and it will be moored in the East channel of the Penobscot Bay near Castine. The unit will be connected to the power grid. Buy Photo

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