Paul Smith”s College junior guard Howard Turner tries to steal the ball from University of Maine at Augusta senior guard Elijah Smith during a basketball game Wednesday at the Augusta Civic Center. Prior to the game, Smith was honored for scoring his 1,000th point recently. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Mt. Blue High School’s Preston Garland wrestles with Hampden Academy’s Brody Simons in the 106-pound championship bout at the Skowhegan High School wrestling invitational in Skowhegan on Saturday, Jan. 14. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Adrian Rice and Jazz slide Sunday, Jan. 15, atop a freshly frozen puddle at Viles Arboretum in Augusta. The two have been exploring miles of Maine terrain together since relocating from Maryland more than a year ago. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Brenda Whitney bags fresh produce Wednesday while helping other volunteers as food is given away during the Winslow Community Cupboard’s visit to Skowhegan. Fruit and vegetables were given to 120 people who stopped at the parking lot at Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church at 273 Water St. About a dozen volunteers are helping with the event. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Dave Millington sets up for an afternoon of ice fishing on the 4 inches of ice that covered Lake George in Canaan on Saturday, Jan. 14. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Emily Postman, from left, Katelyn Picard and Maggie Mansfield laugh Wednesday at they share stories on the banks of the Kennebec River in Hallowell. The friends were surveying birds in warm temperatures under clear blue skies. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Parents Andrea Gruber, left, and Dave Gruber, right, pose with Gardiner senior center Lizzy Gruber, bottom right, after she scored her 1,000th point during a basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 14, in Gardiner. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Emily Fletcher and dog Moe, a 2-year-old maltipoo, walk past snow and ice covered China Lake in Vassalboro on Tuesday. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

People play pool and dance as The What Naughts play a set at Mainely Brews in Waterville on Friday night, Jan. 13. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Bob Bard, 84, flings snow Monday, Jan. 16, while shoveling his driveway in Winslow. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Bobby Jo Bechard, director of The Link, sorts through another bag of donated winter clothes was dropped off Saturday, Jan. 14, during a coat drive at Bridging The Gap inside the Emmanuel Lutheran Episcopal Church in Augusta. The Saturday morning coat drive was a joint project of Bridging The Gap, the LINC Center and the Augusta Overnight Warming Center and the three groups are going to share the hundreds of donated coats and other winter weather clothing items. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Claude Caron removes ice and hail from the sidewalk Monday, Jan. 16, in front of the restaurant he owns and operates with his wife, Stacy, in downtown Gardiner. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Minerva Weaver watches a gull take off with a biscuit Wednesday along the Kennebec River in Gardiner. Weaver says she likes to feed the flock once a week with leftovers from her home in Lincoln County. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

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