Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Nate Bernier of the Waterville Parks and Recreation Department brushes grass clippings off the Civil War monument in Veterans Park on Wednesday. The park will be site of Memorial Day events.
Tom Williams of the Fairfield Public Works department places an American flag in town on a rainy Tuesday.
Mike Folsom, left, and Dan Wilson, of the Waterville Public Works department, rake bark mulch around steps to the new carry-in boat landing on Messalonskee Stream, off North Street, on Monday. The wooden structure replaces the slippery slope that boaters had to navigate before.
Some see dandelions as a weed, but Ben Bernier and neighbor Isabella Devanna apparently saw the flowers in a different light, as they walk through a field in Oakland on Monday.
The sun and warmth on Sunday Jake Church, left, Max Pacholski and Conner Paine allowed to jump in and cool off in China Lake in China They all reported the water felt great.
Cody Sack, left, and his twin brother, Chase, fill a cooler with fresh-picked fiddleheads their grandfather, Peter Sack, picked recently, at their home in Waterville on Thursday.
Paul LaVerdiere uses a broom to clean up bright-green maple tree bud scales that covered his driveway in Waterville on Sunday. Soon the leaves will unfold and get bigger in time to offer shade from hot summer sun.
The only sun to be found on a rainy Sunday was an ornament in a garden at Pauline Tuttle's home in Clinton, as her son-in-law, Michael Flanders worked. Several other relatives offered to do outside chores for Tuttle as a Mother's Day gift.
The second of two spruce trees begins to fall beside the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Waterville on Monday. The church will be taken down this summer to make way for a housing project. The parish building, at left, and the building on the right will be torn down later this week.
Alewife fisherman Jim Wotton scoops fish into his boat that have stopped and grouped at the turbine outlet of the Benton Falls Hydro dam recently.