1. ORONO —The Orono Fair kicked off its four day run Thursday, September 4, at the fairgrounds. The first headline event was the democross derby. September 4, 2014. Jason Liebregts/Metroland

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  2. OSHAWA — Mark Wilson from Hawgs Gone Wild, top, and ribbers from Horn Dawgs Smokin BBQ, were setting up for the Rotary Club of Oshawa’s 13th Annual Ribfest, taking place at Lakeview Park September 5-7. September 4, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  3. CLARINGTON — Nathaniel Brown worked on setting up the Ring of Fire ride, for the upcoming Orono Fair taking place September 4-7 at the Orono Fairgrounds. September 3, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  4. OSHAWA — Donnie Cawker gets a full report of day one in Junior Kindergarten from his daughter Madison as the pair head home from Clara Hughes P.S. . The new school officially opened its doors to students this year after spending last year at Donevan Collegiate.  September 2, 2014. Ron Pietroniro/Metroland

  5. PORT PERRY — Nathan Bowers, a Grade 2 student at Good Shepherd Catholic School, peered inside as he waited for the bell to ring, on September 2, the first day back to school. Nathan was sad his summer vacation had come to an end as he would rather be playing at the cottage. September 2, 2014. Celia Klemenz/Metroland

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  6. PORT PERRY — The Port Perry Agricultural Society presented the 160th Port Perry Fair on Labour Day weekend at the Port Perry fairgrounds. The fair included a midway, homecraft exhibits, Port Perry Idol competition, 4-H tractor pull, K9 dog show, dairy and beef shows, harness racing, heavy horse pull, demolition derby and extreme rodeo at the ever popular three-day event. August 30, 2014. Celia Klemenz/Metroland

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  7. OSHAWA — Oshawa Generals’ Jared Domn (right) tried to get the puck past netminder Kenny Appleby, during the Red and White game held at the General Motors Centre Saturday morning, as part of the Generals’ training camp. August 30, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  8. PICKERING — Kick off for the Pickering Terry Fox Run, 18 year old Yusuf Hirji a Pickering resident and a student at Pineridge is also a cancer survivor. Yusuf appears on the “Thank You for My Life ” poster promoting the run, he is also the coordinator of the run at his school. August 29, 2014. Ron Pietroniro/Metroland

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  9. OSHAWA — Artist Jessica Field is among the roughly 200 Durham artists taking part in Oshawa Space Invaders from Sept 19 to 27 in Oshawa’s downtown core. August 29, 2014. Ron Pietroniro/Metroland

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  10. WHITBY — Whitby Mayor Pat Perkins announces her retirement from municipal politics at the end of her current term of mayor. Mayor Perkins will be seeking the nomination to run as the federal Conservative candidate to fill Jim Flaherty’s former seat. August 28, 2014. Ron Pietroniro/Metroland

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  11. AJAX — Ajax residents, including Mary Ann Saville, left, and Donna Parsons, took part in a video project explaining in 20 seconds why voting is important. The video was being done to promote voter turnout in the October municipal election. August 27, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

  12. OSHAWA — Ross Reitsma from Slings of David defended against Geoff Elliott from the Landsharks during the championship game of the 5 p.m. competitive division of the Durham Ultimate Club’s 2014 summer season. The Landsharks won the game 14-9 to win both the regular season and the playoff tournament. August 26, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  13. PICKERING — The Pickering Museum Village’s Backwoods Players present ‘A Spirit Walk’, an award-winning dramatic play of the events that led to the Rebellion of 1837 and how Pickering took part, Sept. 12, 13, 19, and 20. Pictured, from left, are Mark Kalzer from Whitby, Daniel Gelbard from Ajax, and Jenna McCrum from Whitby. Tickets are available online at the City of Pickering and by calling the museum at 905-683-8401. August 25, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  14. DURHAM — Various ALS ice bucket challenge images from across the region. August 2014.

  15. PICKERING — This Week’s videographer Leeanna McLean, at Cross Fit Pickering for a What It’s Like series.  August 25, 2014

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