Rachel Lovell of Sabattus poses May 4 for Kailei Robichaud of Wales in front of a large sign at the Central Maine Community College campus in Auburn. The women are graduating this year. “It’s been a little weird,” Robichaud says. “We only had one semester to experience class as it used to be, and then everything went online.” Andree Kehn/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Edward Little High School senior Aisha Kagoni, center, talks May 5 with Auburn Assistant Superintendent Michelle McClellan, right, during the Top Ten Barbecue Luncheon at the school in Auburn. Faculty and staff members hosted the luncheon for the Class of 2021’s top-10 students and their families. School employees cooked and served, and teachers attended the event to listen to each of the students deliver a short speech. The top-10 list was announced Saturday during a parade of faculty members to the 10 students’ houses. Kagoni finished ninth in her class. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Keagan Whiting of Lewiston High School cradles the ball May 4 during a home game. The defenders are Xander St. Pierre, left, and Gage Nichols of Edward Little. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Edward Little High School shortstop Patrick Anthoine dives May 4 for a ball during a game against Lewiston High School. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Nora Condit, left and Megan Verrill paint a fire hydrant May 2 at the corner of Birch and Bartlett streets in Lewiston. They are taking part in the project approved by the city and funded by a grant allowing local artists to paint a dozen hydrants in the Tree Street neighborhood. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Pat White gets ready to head out of the parking lot at the Sabattus Plaza with his dog, Roxie, who rides in a special harness and pouch. Dozens of riders met for breakfast May 1 at Front Porch Bakery at the plaza before the annual blessing of the bikes. Afterward, several dozen riders rode to another location, marking the unofficial start of the motorcycle season. The event was sponsored by United Bikers of Maine — Androscoggin County. The gathering also celebrates International Female Riders Day. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Lewiston’s Josh Murphy prepares to field a ball in left field May 1 during a doubleheader against Oxford Hills in Paris. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Ross and Carie Gauvin assemble floating picture ledges May 4 at their shop in New Gloucester. The husband-and-wife team are co-owners of the Etsy sensation Rowe Station Woodworks. Customers display everything from children’s books to trophies to vinyl records on the couple’s ledges. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Defense lawyer Jeffrey Dolley and Assistant District Attorney Katherine Hudson-MacRae chat May 3 at the lawyers’ room at the Androscoggin County Superior Courthouse in Auburn. Lawyers were back in court to discuss in-person trials with a judge. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

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