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A paddleboarder moves around while waiting for a wave at dusk off Gooch’s Beach in Kennebunk on Feb. 3. The remnants of a nor’easter were still kicking up sizable swells. Buy this Photo

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With no snow on the ground, and mild temperatures for January, Tom Murray skates at the Portland Skate Park on St. James Street on Jan. 26. Buy this Photo

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Kris Goss of Falmouth, left, stands at the top of the sledding hill after giving a push to daughters Sara, 3, Zoe, 10, and Lily, 7 at Riverside Municipal Golf Course in Portland.

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A cyclist makes his way through Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth at dusk, with Portland Head Light in the background, at the end of January. It was unseasonably warm, until the very end of the month, with little snow. Buy this Photo

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Liza Doss, of Wiscasset, left, and Nell Houde of Jefferson head out to ski at the Quarry Trails in Waterville on Jan. 30. The two friends live in separate households and have been Nordic skiing as a way to safely spend time together in winter during the pandemic. Buy this Photo

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Surfers watch the waves at Higgins Beach in Scarborough after leaving the water on Feb. 4. Buy this Photo

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Colby Henderson holds his 3-year-old daughter, Isla, while skating on Deering Oaks pond in Portland. It was Isla’s second time on skates. Buy this Photo

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A man cross-country skis with his dog for a companion along the Joe Buzzell trail at Harris Farm in Dayton on Feb. 17. Buy this Photo

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Sadie Pressman skates on the pond at Deering Oaks on Feb. 13. Pressman, 21, has been skating for 13 years and trains weekly at the Troubh Ice Arena. Buy this Photo

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A snowmobiler rides across Sokokis Lake in Limerick on Feb. 19. January was unseasonably warm this year and ice-in dates on many lakes were late. Buy this Photo

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Four-year-olds Bastian Nickodem, left, and Tommy Russ carry their sleds toward the top of the hill after taking a run at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth on Feb. 11.

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The Greely High School Nordic Ski team practices at the Twin Brook Recreation Facility in Cumberland on Jan. 27. It was the first time since December that the team was able to practice on snow. Buy this Photo

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Birdwatchers stand on frozen Capisic Pond in search of a rare redwing that had taken residence in the park with a flock of American robins. The redwing is native to Europe and Asia and people traveled from many states to see it. Buy this Photo

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A rare redwing, also known as a European thrush, at Capisic Pond Park in Portland on Jan. 30. Buy this Photo

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Four-year-old twins Brian Lopez, left, and Jeremiah Lopez in their sledding gear at Portland’s Payson Park in early February. Buy this Photo

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A co-owner of Lone Pine Brewery, Tom Madden, plays disc golf at the Cross Insurance Arena on Feb. 19, the first night the building had been used by the public since the pandemic began. Buy this Photo

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Valerie Mankus plays disc golf at the Cross Insurance Arena. The nine-hole course is Portland’s first indoor course. “The nice thing is, this place lends itself to social distancing,” said Mark Eddy, the director of finance for the arena. Buy this Photo

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The disc golf course at Cross Insurance Arena will be open the last weekend in February and again for a weekend in March. Ian Little plays on Feb. 19 at a soft opening sponsored by Lone Pine Brewery in Portland. Buy this Photo

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As dusk descends, Ganesh Panta of Scarborough takes photos of the waves at Dyer Cove in Cape Elizabeth on Jan. 16, with his golden retriever Rico at his side. Buy this Photo


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