A great blue heron feeds on an alewife Tuesday in the Sebasticook River in Benton. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Colby College graduates throw their caps into the air Sunday, May 22, at the close of commencement at Colby College in Waterville. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Graduate Hannah Atwood, center, who studied radiologic technology, gets a group hug Saturday, May 21, from Mikayla Willette, from left, Bailey Atwood and Liberty Chestnut after the Kennebec Valley Community College graduation at the Augusta Civic Center. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Monmouth Academy’s Rileigh Chase collects a late throw to second as Madison base-runner Anabell Linkletter slides safely into the bag during a Mountain Valley Conference softball game Monday, May 23, in Monmouth. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Deering’s Daniel Landry competes against Skowhegan’s Unai Maldonado in a match at the MPA state singles championships Saturday, May 21, at Bates College in Lewiston. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Gardiner’s Ashlyn Poulin wins the 1,600-meter race walk in 7:31.28 at the Capital City Classic on Friday, May 20, at Cony Middle/High School in Augusta. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Mount View’s Cole Ripley tries to beat out a ground ball as Maranacook first baseman Alex Trafton makes the out during a baseball game Tuesday in Thorndike. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Dancers from Maine Central Institute and the Bossov Ballet Theatre rehearse Thursday for an upcoming ballet, “I’m Still Here,” at the Strider Theater at Colby College in Waterville. The ballet company will be giving performances Saturday and Sunday at the theater. The production is an interpretation of a letter written by Army Lt. Tommie Kennedy, a 21-year-old soldier in World War II. It was his last letter home. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Isaac Mercier of Benton plays a Pokémon game recently on his smartphone as he sits inside a rock sculpture at the RiverWalk at Head of Falls in downtown Waterville. Mercier says he often brings a fishing pole when he goes to the park so he can fish the Kennebec River. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Richmond High School baseball coach Ryan Gardner, center, is congratulated by friends, former players and family after he won his 300th career game in a doubleheader sweep of Forest Hills on Thursday in Richmond. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Maine Central Institute’s Samantha Martin tries to clear 8-6 in the pole vault at the Community Cup on Friday, May 20, in Skowhegan. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

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