Water cascades over a frozen dam Jan. 20 at J. Eugene Boivin Park in Rumford along the Androscoggin River. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Lt. Melissa Willette of the Maine National Guard is fitted for a N95 mask Jan. 20 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. The enclosed hood is used to make sure that the proper sized N95 mask will be used. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

First-grader Gabe Michaud, 6, is pushed across the ice Jan. 19 by ed tech Diana Skvorak at the community ice rink in Poland. Students from Elm Street School participated in a “Science of Skating” activity during the WinterKids Winter Games. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Abdirashid Osman, left, and Ali Hamse laugh together while moving furniture Jan. 18 at the new Somali Bantu Community Association office in Lewiston. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Ezra Mathieu of Lewiston flies Jan. 17 through a course that he and his friend built at Bonney Park in Auburn. They were recording each other as the snowstorm turned into pouring rain. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Belle Bernhoeft, left, chats Jan.19 with Megan Krieger and her brother, Martin Gutierrez, at the Oxbow Beer Garden in Oxford. Bernhoeft and Krieger are seniors at Bates College in Lewiston and enjoy the atmosphere at the Oxbow, which offers three-sided warming shelters for outdoor dining. “It’s great to be able to go out with friends for drinks and food and have the security of the open air and not have to worry about getting COVID,” said Krieger. Gutierrez is a student in New York state and was in town to visit his sister. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Peter McIntyre of Brunswick zooms down the tubing hill Jan 16 at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal. The park has partnered with L.L.Bean to offer free use of tubes and helmets. The activity is set for the following Sundays: Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and Feb. 13. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Director Jennifer McClure Groover addresses cast members of “Let It Be” backstage Jan. 16 at the L-A Community Little Theatre in Auburn. The musical, which features music by The Beatles, is set during the unrest of the 1960s. The show continues next weekend, with performances Thursday through Sunday. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

William Heutz, right, and James Libby push a motorist who was stuck Jan. 17 on Birch Street in Lewiston. Heutz was walking by at the time and Libby was shoveling in front of his house when they came to the driver’s aid. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal


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