Hall-Dale senior Zachary Sanborn lights the torch to officially open the Kennebec Special Olympics on Wednesday in Farmingdale. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Marilyn R. Pukkila walks next to a completed Denil fishway during an event that celebrated the project completion along Outlet Stream that flows past the Olde Mill Place at 934 Main St. in Vassalboro on Thursday. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Gardiner Area High School students release an alewife Wednesday that they examined above a dam on Cobbossee Stream in Gardiner. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

A common loon clutches a crayfish in its beak Monday, May 16, on the Kennebec River in Sidney. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

An installation crew from Cumberland County Glass on Friday, May 13, finishes the Common Street side of the new Paul J. Schupf Art Center in downtown Waterville. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Firefighters on Wednesday attack a blaze that injured two people and destroyed a residence at 1188 Brunswick Road, on a private drive near Pleasant Pond in Richmond. Three Central Maine Power Co. linemen and two neighbors rescued a man and his mother who were trapped by flames on the roof of the year-round residence. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Cony’s Azabell Assaf (15) scores on Lawrence goalie Emily Hersee (29) during a girls lacrosse game Thursday in Fairfield. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

A pair of tom turkeys fan their feather Thursday beside a hen in Hallowell. The courtship display failed to impress a flock of hens who resumed grazing after the male’s serenade before strutting off into the woods. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Hall-Dale softball players encourage a teammate at the plate during a game against Dirigo on Monday, May 16, in Farmingdale. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Skowhegan singles player Dominick Clifford keeps his eyes on the ball during a match with Erskine Academy’s Jack Blais on Wednesday in Skowhegan. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

A graduate on the floor waves to spectators in the bleachers behind them Saturday, May 14, during University of Maine at Augusta graduation ceremony at the Augusta Civic Center. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

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