Marshwood’s Jacob Brengolini, top, and Cony’s Jonny Lettre wrestle in the 285-pound championship semifinals during the Tiger Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 6, in the James A. Bragoli Memorial Gym at Gardiner Area High School. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Old Orchard Beach’s Madison Duplisea, right, passes around Winthrop’s Madeline Wagner (11) and Caroline Corgan during a girls basketball game Thursday in Winthrop. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Serenity Hill, 4, of Clinton, left, sports a Santa beard as she and her brother Lukas Hill, walk past lights during the Clinton Parks & Recreation’s Festival of Trees at the Iron Workers Local 7 Union Hall in Clinton on Sunday, Dec. 17. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Heather Donahue, of Freedom Parks & Recreation, wears a Grinch costume Sunday, Dec. 17, while holding a sign to entice motorists to stop at a craft fair at the Freedom Town Office. Donahue said there were 16 different vendors at the fair. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A person takes a photo Tuesday of the Kennebec River’s waves in Augusta. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

The Kennebec River floods the parking lot of the Hathaway Creative Center on Water Street in Waterville on Tuesday morning, a day after a storm dumped several inches of rain on the region. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A fallen tree and downed power lines frame a firefighter Monday on Main Street in Waterville. Strong winds and rain helped bring down trees, including one that fell on a house and forced the closure of Main Street at Johnson Heights. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Greg Stewart, chief of the Hydrologic Monitoring Branch in the New England Water Science Center, uses a spirit level to set high water markers accurately for the United States Geological Survey on Thursday in Farmingdale. Stewart was there to survey the flood levels of the Kennebec River in the aftermath of Monday’s historic storm. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Kim MacMaster, left, and Katie Malinowski wrap steak during their Wednesday shift at Ainslie’s Market in Gardiner, where people flocked to stock up on food and gas after a powerful storm cut off power to thousands across Maine. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Rachel Lessard, center, and daughter Adyson, 12, warm themselves by their fire pit in the driveway of their home off Halifax Street in Winslow on Tuesday evening. The family, which also includes husband and dad P.J. Lessard, had been without power since Monday morning at 11 a.m. Their home has no heat, hot water, lights or operating refrigerator. They set up a propane grill in the driveway to boil water and cook meals. They said it is 59 degrees in their home. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel







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