Shawn Stanford takes refuge under a tarp at a homeless encampment near the Hathaway Creative Center as snow falls in Waterville on Wednesday. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

A person navigates a slushy and snowy sidewalk Wednesday while passing a mural at The Lighthouse operated by the Waterville Area Soup Kitchen on College Avenue in Waterville. The day brought a wintry mix of snow, rain and sleet to the region. The National Weather Service says sunny skies are expected to return Thursday with highs in the upper 30s. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A worker crosses snow-lined railroad tracks Wednesday near Front Street in Waterville. Crews worked in snowy conditions on Front and Main streets and other projects in downtown Waterville. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Shane Moody emerges from his tent Wednesday to fix a tarp that collapsed under the weight of snow at a homeless encampment near the Hathaway Creative Center in Waterville. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Snow covers a construction sign Wednesday as a person braces against drizzle on Front Street in downtown Waterville. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Water and slush fly off the front of a plow truck Wednesday as it clears the parking lot at Elm Plaza in Waterville. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Sara Wallingford tries to warm her fingers Wednesday by using a candle in her tent at a homeless encampment near the Hathaway Creative Center in the South End of Waterville. The wintry weather that moved into the region brought with it low temperatures in the 20s. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

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