4th of July in Midcoast Maine in Pictures

I was workin’ yesterday, but being a journalist gives me the privilege of being part of, and witnessing, some of the most exciting community happenings of the year. It’s true that a lot of times I have to bear witness to or explore the ramifications of terrible tragedies, lost hope and humanity’s utter and seemingly endless penchant for cruelty — but then, some days, I get to just have a ton of fun.

If you’ve never been to the Thomaston 4th of July parade, you’re really missing out because it’s quite a fun time — and I say this as someone who was in it — on foot, mind you, and with camera in hand. Here are some of my favorite shots of the day.

You can see the rest (and in color) here! 

Have a safe and fun weekend!

— A


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Abby Norman

About Abby Norman

Abby Norman is a Maine writer and journalist. She reports and manages social media for Midcoast Maine’s VStv-88 and is working on a memoir to be released in Spring of 2017. She’s represented by Peter Tallack. She is a 2015 Stanford Medicine X ePatient Scholar, an advocate and speaker on endometriosis, foster care and autism. She is a member in good standing of The Society for Professional Journalists and the National Writer’s Union. She lives in Camden with her dog, Whimsy.