Cape Elizabeth’s Keegan Lathrop, left, tries to get past Messalonskee’s Owen Kirk during a boys lacrosse game Friday, April 26, in Oakland. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Messalonskee’s Allie Weeman throws the javelin during the Husky Throwdown on Saturday, April 27, in Pittsfield. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Dylane Farrington of Augusta embroiders a denim vest Saturday, April 27, while sitting at her Hippie Flea Market booth at Mercer Community Center. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Hadley Hight, 5, collects sticks during Hight Ford’s Annual Volunteer Day on Friday, April 26, at Coburn Park in Skowhegan. Anna Chadwick/Morning Sentinel

Maranacook infielder Brandon Chilton can’t reach the throw to second base as Mount View baserunner Noah Hurd arrives safely during Wednesday’s game in Thorndike. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Kaja Veilleux, the owner, appraiser and auctioneer at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Inc., inspects an ambrotype of a Union Civil War soldier Thursday during the Friends of the Lithgow Public Library’s Antique Appraisal Fair at the library in Augusta. An ambrotype is a photographic process on glass introduced in the early 1850s. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

The SOLitude Lake Management barge spreads aluminum sulfate, or alum, on Thursday, April 25, on Togus Pond in Augusta. The alum binds with phosphorus in the lake, taking away a food source for algae, which can turn the lake green and harm water quality when it blooms. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Rob Dugal with Waterville Parks & Recreation lays down a red stripe while painting Rummels Field at Pine Ridge Recreation Area in Waterville on Tuesday. Dugal said he uses both red and white paint while striping out of bounds and other areas on three overlaying soccer fields at the park. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Perry Pelletier pulls brush from his truck bed Wednesday while working at Lake George Regional Park West in Skowhegan. Pelletier says he is clearing brush and trees that were toppled over the winter. The west side of the park has been closed for renovations and construction. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Maria O’Farrill fields questions as she serves enmoladas on Sunday, April 28, during Maine Central Institute’s International Food Festival in Pittsfield. O’Farrill, of Mexico, is an international post-graduate student at MCI. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Cony’s Trent Hayward slides safely into home as the ball gets away from Monmouth Academy catcher Noah Schultz during a baseball game Monday, April 29, in Augusta. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

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