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KEVIN GUTTING Bert Levine, left, of Long Island and Steve Deming of Rhode Island, both May graduates of the University of Massachusetts, toss a football near the UMass campus pond while friends take a break in the shade on Sunday afternoon in Amherst. Purchase photo reprints »
NANCY SIPPEL CARPENTER Bears feast on hummingbird nectar on the patio outside the Hatfield home of Richard and Nancy Carpenter.
DAN LITTLE South Hadley celebrates Independence Day with fireworks Friday evening at Michael E. Smith Middle School. Purchase photo reprints »