Travis St. Amand of St. Amand Snow Plowing flings snow Sunday, Jan. 30, while clearing walkways at condos in Waterville. St. Amand said the crew began work at 2:30 a.m. and encountered snow drifts up to 6 feet tall. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Olivia Hatch, 9, crawls on the floor Wednesday while working on a remote-controlled vehicle she built and operated in the children’s section of the Vassalboro Public Library. Portions of the library were renovated to make new space for children to gather, work on projects and read books. Olivia said she enjoys reading books about dogs and other animals, adding that she takes care of two dogs of her own. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Gerard Adair, a worker with Waterville Public Works, clears the snow from the steps behind the Dollar General in Waterville as a nor’easter pounds the area on Saturday, Jan. 29. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Todd Thompson, left, tosses a grappling hook onto an ice block so that Kenneth Thompson, right, and students can pull it out Wednesday on Maranacook Lake in Readfield. Maranacook Community Middle School students spent most of their school day on the ice learning about ice harvesting and other outdoor activities. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Cony’s Cale Harrington shoots and scores as the puck slips between Gardiner goalie Sean Doyle’s hand and leg during a boys hockey game Tuesday at the Camden National Bank Ice Vault in Hallowell. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Skowhegan’s Kyle LePage, front, looks to pass the ball as Brewer defender Colby Smith defends during a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A game Thursday night in Skowhegan. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Gardiner’s Savannah Brown defends Cony’s Sierra Prebit during a Class A North basketball game Tuesday in Gardiner. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Aaron Miller, right, helps shovel Wednesday as Jerry Maldovan clears the ramp and steps at the Kings Mills Union Hall in Whitefield. Miller, an officer with Whitefield’s volunteer fire company, was driving by when he saw Maldovan clearing the remnants of last weekend’s storm and pulled over with a shovel he carries for emergencies. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Sammy Wilson drives a flock of ducks out of the road Wednesday with her son, Kevin, at their farm in Jefferson. The 7-month-old also helped his mother feed the chickens in the barn. Both fowl occasionally cross the road to graze on the other side. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

A man wades through the deep powder as Waterville fire and police respond to an alarm on Western Avenue in Waterville during a snowstorm on Saturday, Jan. 29. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Ashley Quirion shovels a path on a sidewalk Sunday, Jan. 30, in downtown Augusta. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Ice House Museum instructor Kenneth Thompson, center, watches as Maranacook Community Middle School students cut out large ice blocks Wednesday on Maranacook Lake in Readfield. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

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