Jennifer Civiello of Wilton and her son, Noah, hold hands May 12 after the 14-year-old received a COVID-19 vaccine from Dr. Martha Pankovich at the Auburn Mall vaccination clinic. “We are excited for our whole family to get vaccinated so that we can travel again,” Jennifer Civiello says. Noah, an eighth-grader at Mt. Blue Middle School in Farmington, is the oldest of four children and is the only child in the family eligible — thus far — to receive the vaccine. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

After stealing second base, Mountain Valley’s Ali Legere tries to steal third, but was tagged out by Mt. Blue third baseman Eva Stevens to end the inning during a softball game May 10 in Rumford. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Fans react as a foul ball drops just out of play May 10 as Mountain Valley’s Emma Clukey gives chase during a softball game in Rumford, where the Falcons were playing Mt. Blue. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Lewiston pitcher Josh Murphy winds up for a pitch May 12 in a downpour during a game against Edward Little. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Abdikadir Abayle, lower left, leads Muslim worshipers in prayer May 13 during an Eid prayer gathering at Longley School in Lewiston. Muslims gathered at the former elementary school on Eid, the religious holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Abayle, the Imam, or worship leader, offered prayer three times Thursday morning to allow everyone from the large Lewiston/Auburn Muslim population to attend. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Rick Person works on a chair May 10 in Lewiston. “This is what I do, day in and day out,” he says of his woodworking hobby. “It keeps me out of trouble, and that’s a good thing.” Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Auburn city employee Rick Duchesneau prunes a large apple tree May 13 on the lawn of the Auburn Public Library. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Susan Martins, left, her son, Nick Fess, and his girlfriend, Tiffany Martinez, enjoy lunch May 13 on Boba’s outdoor sidewalk patio in Lewiston. Taylor Pratt is their server. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Ken Ruff installs posts for a fence May 12 at the small Bryant Cemetery in Woodstock. Ruff, a retired firefighter, responded to a request for volunteers to be caretakers at the town’s many cemeteries. Bryant Cemetery was used in the late 1700s through the early 1900s. Ruff has support from other cemetery volunteers. “I’m learning as I go,” Ruff says. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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