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7/20/99<br />
Russ Dillingham Lewiston Sun Journal<br />
A dragonfly takes a precarious perch on top of a milk adder as it swims along the banks of the Androscoggin River in Turner Maine Tuesday afternoon 7/20/99

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  • Jocelyn Bradbury of Oxford, Maine leans into her sled as her team pulls her over the final stretch of a frozen cornfield in Farmington, Maine and victory in Sunday's Maine State Sled Dog 8-team Race February 17, 2019.

  • ean Rene Saucier of Woburn, Quebec pushes his sled through a frozen cornfield in Farmington, Maine in Sunday's Maine State Sled Dog 8-team Race February 17, 2019.

  • Jon Dillingham, of Poland, slides around Sabattus Pond in Wales Sunday morning with a group of "Hooligans" as he warms up for a day of ice racing with a group of friends. Several said they "have a sickness whith motorcycle racing and we just want to come out and have some fun and try nto to killing each other doing it." Visit sunjournal.com to watch them racing from a racers perspective. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • Giuseppe Bonnano, 12, pops a wheelie as he flies across Sabattus Pond Sunday morning with a bunch of "hooligans" racing. Visit sunjournal.com to watch racing from a racer's perspective. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • Claudette Coy reacts as she opens her front door on Lower Street in Turner Thursday morning and learns that she was receiving a free tank of oil from Murray-Heutz Oil & Propane of Turner in addition to flowers and a box of chocolates delivered by David RIchard, right. For the fourth year in a row, Maine Energy Marketers Association has organized the event with it's members to deliver free oil and propane to some of their loyal customers who they felt would benefit the most from the kind gesture. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • Bates College sophomores Anna Maheu, left and Malie White jump into Lake Andrews during Friday afternoon's annual "Puddle Jump" on the campus of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine on February 8, 2019. Visit sunjournal.com to watch a video of the event. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • Bates College students, from left to right, Ben Seaman, left, Mia Matlack, David Ingraham and Ben Stratton launch themselves into Lake Andrews during Friday afternoon's annual "Puddle Jump" into on the campus of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine on February 8, 2019. Visit sunjournal.com to watch a video of the event. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • Madyson King, 11, sitting on a sled holds on to her friend, Aylah Valliere, 8 (grey sweatpants) as other friends and siblings cheer and wait for their turn on the one sled they were sharing to slide down a hill in an empty lot off Howe Street in Lewiston, Maine Thursday afternoon January 16, 2019. The spires of Basilica Saints Peter & Paul rise in the background. (SUN JOURNAL PHOTO BY RUSS DILLINGHAM)

  • A suspect is taken into custody at the corner of North Hatch Hill Road and Sawyer Road in Greene, Maine Wednesday morning after a chase through several area towns before he crashed into the ditch at right. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • Rory Young and Elizabeth Richardson exchange vows on Long Pond in Livermore, Maine Saturday afternoon January 19, 2019. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • The Hartley Block, lower left, will soon fill a giant void in the landscape of Lisbon Street in Lewiston, Maine where developers welcomed visitors to a sneak peak of a few of the 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments that were finished. In addition to the score of apartments, the first floor will be available for retail stores. (Sun Journal aerial photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • Vehicles streak across the Longley Memorial Bridge as the lights of Lewiston, Maine shine in the background in this aerial time exposure taken on Friday night November 30, 2018. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Aerial)

  • When Carl Sanborn, back right, showed up to plow a client's driveway during Sunday afternoon's Nor'Easter on Turner Street in Auburn, Maine he found a resident stuck. With the help of the drivers friend, Jed Brown, second from right, they got the unidentified driver on her way and made room for Sanborn to get on with plowing on January 20, 2019. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • James Mockler, of Grey, center, wasn't happy with the view from his seat with his mother and Bubbe (yiddish for grandmother) so he found a better vantage point in the middle of the center aisle at Beth Abraham Synagogue in Auburn, Maine and stole the show as Rebbetzin Lisa Mayer, left, presents her original play "The Problem with the Pretzel" Sunday night December 9, 2018 during their annual Chanukah celebration. Members of the congregation were performing the annual play before going outside to light the giant menorah followed by more music and food. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • After shoveling where the plow went past on Shawmut Street in Lewiston, Maine on Monday morning January 21, 2019, Egor Domingues catches his breath before he and his cousin finish digging out the rest of their car in their driveway after the weekend snowstorm. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • A Lewiston firefighter catches his breath after coming out of an apartment on the second floor Wednesday morning at 906 Lisbon Street in Lewiston. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Dancers float across the stage at the Gendron Franco Center in Lewiston Wednesday during the final dress rehersal of A Nutcracker Christmas. Dozens of local dancers from The Dance Center in Auburn will put on three shows this weekend. For more information or tickets, visit francocenter.org (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Sugar Plum Fairy, Katarina Weissbach and Cavalier, Stefan Kroger, center, float across the stage at the Gendron Franco Center in Lewiston Wednesday during the final dress rehersal of A Nutcracker Christmas. Dozens of local dancers from The Dance Center in Auburn will put on three shows this weekend. For more information or tickets, visit francocenter.org (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Dennis Connelly uses a snow scoop to clear his driveway Thursday morning January 3, 2019, on Gill Street in Auburn, Maine. "I would much rather be working in the garden but this is what you get when you live in Maine. At least this snow is light, unlike the last storm."The blue whirligig in the foreground is one of many in his snow-covered garden. (Sun Journal photo by Russ Dillingham)

  • Bowdoin's Sam Grad blocks a shot by Bates' Nick Gilpin as he tries to drive to the basket during the first half of Thursday night's game in Lewiston. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Oxford Hill's Garrett Record, left and Cony's Simon McCormick scramble for a loose ball during the first half of Thursday's game in Paris. An alert teammate called a time out for Oxford Hills. (SUN JOURNAL PHOTO BY RUSS DILLINGHAM)

  • Bates College's James Mortimer, left swats at the running floater Thomas' Demetris Webster put up as he drives to the basket during the first half of Tuesday's basketball game in Lewiston. (SUN JOURNAL PHOTO BY RUSS DILLINGHAM)

  • Elsa Hogate, 5, of Farmington, looks up at the decorated trees on display at the annual FEZtival of Trees at the Kora Temple in Lewiston, Maine on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Check korashriners.org for when they will be open through Christmas. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Vehicle lights are a blur as they cross the Longley Memorial Bridge between Lewiston and Auburn Sunday night November 18, 2018 in this long exposure photo. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Sixth generation roofer Gabbie St.Hilaire, left, and her grandfather Dave St.Hilaire appear to be suspended from the steeple of the Court Street Baptist Church in Auburn Monday afternoon. They are actually suspended by a cable from a giant crane that is lowering them after the St.Hilaire Roofing Company workers finished repairs to the steeple. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Farwell Elementary School principal Amanda Winslow checks in on a pair of 3rd graders working on their computers in the hall of the Lewiston school Monday afternoon, November 6, 2018. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Eli Isom, bottom left, flips off Flip Gordon before the referee can count him out during Wednesday night's Ring of Honor - Global Wars event at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Jayce Thompson raises his hands in victory as his his robot completes a task during the Western Maine FIRST Lego League Qualifier at Spruce Mountain High School in Jay, Maine on Saturday November 17, 2018 as members of his team from RSU 16 in Poland, The Enforcers, react. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • The Oak Hill line gets into position for a play during Saturday's playoff game against Lisbon in Lisbon. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Oak Hill High School's James Borkowski, Jr. slides through the mud after the Raiders defeated rival Lisbon High School in overtime of their playoff game Saturday October 27, 2018 in Lisbon, Maine. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Oak Hill High School's James Borkowski, Jr., right, and Gavin Rawstron, bottom, tackle Lisbon's Lucas Francis during Saturday playoff football game in Lisbon on October 27, 2018 in Lisbon, Maine. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Oak Hill High School students, from left to right, Emily Dillman, Brianna Dumais, Lexi Finn and Madison Drew have a laugh as they try to keep dry and warm during Saturday's Class D South quarterfinal playoff game between their Oak Hill Raiders and the Lisbon Greyhounds during a constant rain/snow mix in Lisbon, Maine Saturday afternoon October 27, 2018. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Mt. Ararat's Max Spelke, left and Lewiston's Jama Abdullahi get tangled up going for the ball during Wednesday's championship game in Lewiston. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Despite having his home and business in Greene ransacket and looted, George Stanley retained his sense of humor while surveying the damage Thursday afternoon as he picked up a hubcap and stick and pretended to be a Gladiator protecting his possessions from barbarians. Watch and listen to George talk about it at sunjournal.com (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • An aerial view of Mackerel Cove on Bailey Island on Sunday afternoon, September 30, 2018. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Aerial)

  • A panoramic view of downtown Auburn and across the Androscoggin River toward Lewiston taken on October 3, 2018. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Aerial)

  • An aerial view Monday morning October 15, 2018 shows the fire scene in Mechanic Falls where a massive fire destroyed a historic mill. The complex served several businesses, including as a warehouse for Maine Cycle, and was filled with motorcycles and parts. Corcoran Environmental Services, which recycles plastics, also operated at the mill. According to Zachary Maher, town manager in Mechanic Falls, the building is owned by Charles Starbird. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Aerial)

  • A groundbreaking ceremony for the Maine Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston took place Sunday afternoon. After speakers, music and honors there was an official shoveling of the dirt where the monument will be located. The shovels can be seen next to the gold star in the middle left of the photo. Visit sunjournal.com to watch a video from the event. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Members of the Lisbon Youth Football program jump to give former New England Patriots player Garin Veris a high five as he is introduced at Thompson Field at Lisbon High School Sunday afternoon during the biannual Lisbon Police DARE Program fundraiser. Several former players and friends took on a team comprised of local police and augmented with other members of the community. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Oak Hill's Samuel Lindsay, left nearly intercepts a pass intended for Poland's Isaiah Hill during the first half of Saturday's football game in Wales. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Samantha Davis, 10, of New Sharon, tries to coax her Brown Swiss cow Zada into the stall to be washed Sunday afternoon at the Farmington Fair. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Lauren Robinson, 14, of Litchfield, takes and afternoon nap with her 11 month old Short Horn, Wesson, at the Oxford Fair Wednesday. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Pat White, of Canton, talks with visitors to the United Bikers of Maine booth setup at the Oxford Fair Wednesday. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Julie Taylor, of Peru, attaches the blade to her bow saw prior to competing in the bucksaw competiton Friday morning at the Oxford County Fair during Woodsman's Day. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Lucien Barnard, 5 of Lisbon Falls, looks at songs in the program as Bishop Deely gives the sermon during Sunday morning's Blue Mass. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Lanyha Spearman, left, splashes water for her dog Lily to jump after as Na'Kaiyah Sevey, 5, screams in delight. The cousins came to Sabattus Pond in Sabattus Wednesday afternoon to cool off on one of the hottest days of the year. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

  • Arthur Hayford drives a wagon through Boothby Orchard and Farm in Livermore during Maine Apple Sunday. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

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