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    William Merrill, left, high fives with Jen Schulz, a physical therapist from the RSU 2 team, after he completed his leg in a relay race during the Kennebec County Special Olympics aquatics meet Tuesday in the Kennebec Valley YMCA pool in Augusta. Dozens of athletes from five teams competed. The state meet will be held April 14 at Bates College.

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    Andrew James backs up his dual cab Toyota Tacoma on Wednesday after picking up a heifer at a friend’s farm in Litchfield. James was delivering the week-old dairy calf to a farm in Mercer in the cab of the truck, which he said accommodates baby cows perfectly. “If they get any bigger I put them in the bed,” James said.

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    Veterinarian technician Colleen Rongo administers medication Thursday to the 41 cats the Humane Society Waterville Area received recently. Many of the cats are suffering from upper respiratory illness and other health issues.

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    Robert McKee returns on Wednesday to the woodworking shop at his family’s farm in North Wayne. The retired teacher, 74, has been building stick furniture since 1974 for customers. McKee said he has one customer left and two orders to fill before resuming work on pieces for his children.

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    A car is pulled from the woods off Hansom Road in Benton, where it crashed Tuesday, injuring all three occupants, at least one of whom was taken from the scene by helicopter.

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    Sarah Hubert Ricker, left, listens while Gardiner Public Library Director Anne Davis whispers the answers to a question that Hubert Ricker then passed along during debate about the library Saturday during the Pittston Town Meeting, held at Pittston Consolidated School. A motion to allow nonresidents to address the meeting was defeated, so Davis was not allowed to answer questions directly. Meeting moderator Christopher Cooper is at right.

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    An American robin poaches a berry from a fruit tree in South Gardiner on Monday. Spotted in the spring foraging on the ground, robins often refrain from migrating in the fall and remain in their breeding territory throughout the winter.

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    Oak Hill High School’s Matt Clifford tries to catch a throw during practice Monday. Pitchers and catchers opened the spring sports season this week.

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    From left, Emily Russell, Elias Younes, Samuel Glusker and Rebecca Coniff sit at a picnic table last Friday with ice cream at Fielder’s Choice Ice Cream in Manchester. Even though the temperature was in the low 40s, long lines of people were waiting in the parking lot on the shop’s opening day.

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    Kaelyn Brillant, 8, right, howls while sliding with her sister, Jayden, 11, and father, Scott, at the Oaklands in Gardiner on Monday. The Brillants, of Richmond, were taking advantage of a spring snowstorm and a canceled school day to take the plunge. “It’s the last snow day,” Scott Brillant said. “Or so I hope.”

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    Solon selectwomen Mary Lou Ridley, Sarah Davis and Elaine Aloes wait with their lunch Wednesday after the store reopened after being closed since August.

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    People ask questions of Probate Judge Rob Washburn during an Abner Coburn Day presentation at the Somerset County Courthouse in Skowhegan on Tuesday.

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