Morning Sentinel reporter Amy Calder, right, interviews author Shannon Mullen, left, and Gov. Janet Mills at the Maine Voices Live event Wednesday at Ostrove Auditorium at Colby College in Waterville. Visit to watch the entire conversation. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Members of Southern Aroostook react after defeating Valley for the Class D girls state championship at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday, March 2, in Augusta. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Valley’s Collin Nichols and Bangor Christian’s Elliot Straubel (24) dive for a loose ball in the Class D boys basketball state championship on Saturday, March 2, at the Augusta Civic Center. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Voters walk through the queue Tuesday before checking in at the Thomas College field house in Waterville for Maine’s 2024 presidential primary voting. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

University of Maine at Augusta women’s basketball players, from left, Jade Trueman, Alizabeth Dumont and Bri Poulin react as the seedings are released for the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division II tournament. The team gathered at the Augusta Civic Center on Monday, March 4, to watch the selection show. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A walker braces against the rain Tuesday while traveling along Madison Avenue in Skowhegan. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

The Skowhegan Indian, a 62-foot-high wooden statue by Bernard Langlais, is shown at 65 Madison Ave. in Skowhegan on Tuesday. The statue sits on a 20-foot base and weighs about 24,000 pounds. It depicts a Wabanaki fisherman holding a spear in his left hand and a weir (fish trap) in his right. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Athletes and partners celebrate a teammate’s basket Thursday at James A. Bragoli Memorial Gym as Gardiner Area High School’s newly formed unified basketball team plays its first-ever home game, an 82-70 win over Hall-Dale High School of Farmingdale. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Andrew Catalina of Waterville and his dog, Tilly, a 1-year-old beagle mix, run Sunday, March 3, along West River Road in Waterville. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

A person photographs chunks of ice and flood waters in the Front Street parking lot on Friday, March 8, on the banks of the Kennebec River in downtown Augusta. The flooding had crested around 2 a.m. at 13.51 feet and 12 feet is flood stage. The water had receded some but still filled part of the parking lot around 8:30 a.m. when photo was taken. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Frank Zmigrodski works Friday, March 1, behind a cloud of steam from the sap boiling in his evaporator in Vassalboro. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

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