Elsewhere, the young Biddeford gallery ENGINE is doing exactly what it needs to do, chugging along with group shows speaking to that city's revitalization and deepening community. With a late September group show of recycled vinyl works (through October 20) serving a sort of reprisal of last spring's cardboard show, Engine is a working example of a gallery committed to fine-arts standards while still galvanizing each corner of its community. In the twilight of the tourist season, there are few ideals in the Maine arts scene more worth preserving.

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