World War II veteran Lionel Duquette, 102, of Winslow, waves while being applauded during a party celebrating Duquette’s 102nd birthday at VFW Post 8835 in Winslow on Sunday, Jan. 28. Over 100 people attended the party including five generations of Duquette’s family. With Duquette is his son in law Roy Lord, left. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Isabella Seigars, 9, and her mother, Nastassja Seigars, of Palermo hold on tightly Sunday, Jan. 28, while sledding in China. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

After scoring her 1,000th career point, Hall Dale senior guard Hayden Madore, left, hugs her father Ryan Madore during a break in a girls basketball game Wednesday in Farmingdale. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Monmouth’s Bingham Abbott snags a rebound against Richmond during a boys basketball game Tuesday in Monmouth. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Snow flies over the left field wall Tuesday as crews cleared snow from Colby College’s Coombs Field in Waterville. Three tractors were used in the effort as temperatures hovered around 15 degrees. Coombs Field, which features synthetic field turf, is named for legendary Major League Baseball pitcher “Colby Jack” Coombs, from the class of 1906. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Zeno Corbin of Centerline Utility Services marks the locations of water mains Wednesday near traffic signals and signs that were brought down when an excavator on a flatbed trailer hit the fixtures at the intersection of China Road and Bay Street in Winslow. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Snow lines the path for Trenton Flood-Little, of Canaan, as he passes over the Swinging Bridge in Skowhegan on Thursday. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A Messalonskee fan cheers during the game against Hampden Academy on Thursday in Oakland.  Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Ryan Eldridge proudly holds the Special Service Award that was given Friday night to Kennebec Cabin Company and The Woodshed during the 2024 Kenney Awards ceremony at the Augusta Civic Center. The awards banquet was hosted by the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Oceanside’s Maddie Ripley gets thrown by Belfast’s Dominic Simpson in the 106 pound championship at the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championship meet on Saturday, Jan. 27, in Bath. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Maureen Calder, co-founder of Mainers for Humane Immigration, views “The 45,000 Quilt Project” on Wednesday in the Ticonic Gallery at the Paul J. Schupf Art Center at 93 Main St. in downtown Waterville. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

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