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    Week In Photos March 21 – 27, 2020 - Morning Sentinel photo by Michael G. Seamans | of | Share this photo

    Jeanne Jacques, left, reaches out Friday to touch the glass of the door separating her from her daughter, Janet Weeks, and her granddaughter, Mikaela Pollard, 4, on Jacques' 90th birthday at Northern Light Continuing Care Lakewood on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville. The coronavirus has restricted all visitors from the facility to protect some of the most vulnerable population from the pandemic. "It's the first time in 62 years I haven't been able to embrace my mother on her birthday," said Weeks.

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    Bartender Kim Leslie, a nursing student at University of Maine Augusta, checks out the news from Italy at Portland Pie in Waterville on Thursday.

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    Taylor Fick, a bartender at Portland Pie, sanitizes spaces behind the bar Thursday in Waterville.

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    Northern Light Inland hospital staff operate a drive-up coronavirus testing site at the Faith Evangelical Free Church parking lot on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville on Sunday. The site will be closed Tuesday and reopen Wednesday as a medical screening site, officials said.

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    Aly Cram leaves State Lunch in downtown Augusta on Friday to deliver orders. After the state of Maine temporarily shut down sit-down dining at restaurants, State Lunch switched to takeout and delivery orders for food and beer.

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    A Waterville House of Pizza customer carries out their food from the downtown Waterville, Maine restaurant Sunday March 22, 2020. The restaurant is not open to dine in customers. Restaurant staff said deliveries have remained steady. They noted that calls for carry out orders have spiked in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Restaurants and other downtown business have gone to full or partial closures in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. (Staff photo by Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel)

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    Riley Tibbetts, 14, holds a container containing soup and tenderloins for her grandfather Monday as she and mom Kathy wait to take a family chicken meal to go at Ken's Family Restaurant in Skowhegan. The family and others suffering from the pandemic, are benefiting from Neighbors Helping Neighbors community boards that provide free gift cards at Ken's and at Al's Pizza, also in Skowhegan.

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    Samantha Preshong, left, lifts a carhop tray Friday to the window of Sonny James' truck at Hi-Hat Drive In in Farmingdale. After the state of Maine temporarily prohibited sit-down dining at restaurants last week, Hi-Hat switched to takeout and carhop service.

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    The Faith Evangelical Free Church on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville record several tracks of gospel music on Saturday just in case travel is restricted and people can longer go to the sanctuary.

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    The Faith Evangelical Free Church on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville record several tracks of gospel music on Saturday just in case travel is restricted and people can longer go to the sanctuary.

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    3353# 02coronavirus WATERVILLE, MAINE MARCH 22, 2020. Shoppers pass cleaning supplies, toilet paper and other essential items that fill the front of Marden's Surplus and Salvage store in Waterville, Maine Sunday March 22, 2020. According to store staff, the items have been made readily available to customers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. (Staff photo by Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel)

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    3353# 01masks OAKLAND, MAINE MARCH 24, 2020. In the wake of the coronavirus, washable fabric face masks are being sold at Buddies Meats and Groceries in Oakland, Maine Tuesday March 24, 2020. Store manager Ian Phair said the first box of 30 masks sold quickly. He said the masks are made by an Oakland woman. Shopper Kya Bimpson of Oakland is pictured at the right. (Staff photo by Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel)

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    Early morning shopper Tami Clark, 69, of Rome, left, and Gail Drake, 60, of Albion, react Wednesday as they are greeted by Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy Manager Toby Suttie in Waterville. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the store is opening at 6 a.m. some days to cater to shoppers age 60 and older, as well at those considered at-risk.

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    Ricky Gowell replenishes the shelves at his store, Gowell's Shop'n Save in Litchfield on Monday March 23, 2020.

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    3353# 03coronavirus WATERVILLE, MAINE MARCH 22, 2020. Single rolls of toilet paper and a sign advising customers to limit the number they purchase, is shown at Marden's Surplus and Salvage store in Waterville, Maine Sunday March 22, 2020. According to store staff, cleaning supplies, toilet paper and other essential item are stocked in the front of the store in the wake of the coronavirus. (Staff photo by Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel).

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    Norm Thombs, left, Tom Menendez and Molly Menice distribute meals at the Monmouth Town Office on Monday. The Monmouth Academy coaches worked with Thombs, who serves as executive director of Camp Mechuwana in Winthrop, to utilize the kitchen and food at the summer camp to prepare meals with the food staff from Monmouth Academy.

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    A health care worker from Northern Light Inland Hospital prepares to open a medical screening site Thursday on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville.

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    VA Maine Healthcare nurses Jennifer Giarrizzo, center, and Marie-Anne James remove protective gear they wore inside a tent erected at the campus to screen veterans for coronavirus. The hospital staff took off all protective gear and scrubbed down at the end of their shift in the tent.

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    Pender Makin, Commissioner of Education, left, Kirsten Figueroa, Commissioner of Department of Administrative and Financial Services, and Judy Camuso, Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, walk together at a distance from each while doing a few miles at lunch Thursday March 26, 2020 in Capitol Park in Augusta. The trio said they were trying to take in nature while walking through the Park for a few miles. Camuso, said that getting out in the spring is the perfect antidote to stress.

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    A pair of walkers maintain about 12 feet of social distance by keeping three empty lanes between themselves while taking laps around the Taylor Harmon Track on Friday at Cony High School in Augusta.

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    VASSALBORO, ME - MARCH 26: Emily Prentiss, of Skowhegan, casts Thursday March 26,2020 a lure into Webber Pond Vassalboro. The furloughed pre-school teacher said she wanted to see if the fish were rising with a friend while licenses are not necessary.Staff photo by Andy Molloy

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    MOUNT VERNON, ME - MARCH 21: An ice fishing party sets up their traps on a still frozen section of Long Pond on Saturday March 21, 2020 in Mount Vernon. When asked from shore, one of the fisherman said that the ice underneath them was 8-10 thick when they'd drilled to set traps. (Staff photo by Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer)

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    HALLOWELL, ME - MARCH 25: A bee crawls across a winter aconite blossom on Wednesday March 25, 2020 in Hallowell. (Staff photo by Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer)

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    Waterville Fire Chief Shawn Esler, right, assists a UPS driver delivering cases of protective gloves to the Waterville Fire Department on Monday. The firehouse is home to the new Emergency Operations Center.

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    3353# 04coronavirus WATERVILLE, MAINE MARCH 22, 2020. A dog walker, right, passes an empty Main Street in downtown Waterville, Maine Sunday March 22, 2020. Restaurants and other downtown business have gone to full or partial closures in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. (Staff photo by Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel)

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    HALLOWELL, ME - MARCH 24: A city of Hallowell snowblower driver clears the snow from the Water Street sidewalk on Tuesday March 24, 2020 in downtown Hallowell. Several inches of wet heavy snow fell overnight Monday into Tuesday. (Staff photo by Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer)

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    Alice Lachance crafts masks Tuesday at St. Bridget Center in Vassalboro. The masks, made from extra material, are for workers and others who may need them during the pandemic.

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