Through our lens: Images from the pandemic, Aug. 10-16

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  • Pedestrians abide by the face mask order beside bold new signs, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 in downtown Northampton. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Jose Rivera, 2, and his sister, Katherine, 3, play in the spray pad at Springdale Park in Holyoke, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. Katherine seemed to take great delight in throwing her doll, a mermaid, into a puddle at the center of the spray pad and then watching her brother retrieve it. They were with their father, who said they often use the park since it's close to their home. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Bridge Street School parent Gessell Morgan and her three children, fourth grader Saida Perez, left, 9, pre-schooler Angel Rodriguez, 4, and third grader Sasha Rodriguez, 8, play in Lampron Park next to the Northampton elementary on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 12, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Hope, left, and Penelope Jergensen, 5 and 7, daughters of Amherst Regional High School paraeducator Sarah Jergensen, play in the rhododendron bush outside their Springfield home on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Jackson Brouillard of Chicopee heads out to fish for walleye with his dog, Miller, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 at the Connecticut River Oxbow. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Jaqui Perez, right, a server at Local restaurant on lower Main Street in Northampton, brings a burger and chicken tenders to Cassandra Colon-Fontaine, left, and Garrett Fontaine and their son, Liam, 2, of Munson as they sit in the shade on the Pleasant Street side of the eatery on Tuesday afternoon, August 11, 2020. The City of Northampton has received a grant from the MassDOT Shared Streets and Spaces program to support expanded temporary improvements to other parts of Main Street. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, UMass Athletics announced the cancellation of this year's football season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • An unidentified worker welds during the ongoing construction of the Maple Street School Project in Easthampton, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, which consolidates the three elementary schools, which are Pepin, Center, and Maple, with the White Brook Middle School into one building on the existing middle school site. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • New Easthampton Fire Chief Christopher Norris is sworn in by Mayor Nicole LaChapelle, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 at the Public Safety Complex. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • New Easthampton Fire Chief Christopher Norris watches as his daughters Payton, 13, left, and Clare, 11, pin his badge to his uniform during a swearing-in ceremony, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 at the Public Safety Complex. His wife, Ashleigh looks on. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • New Easthampton Fire Chief Christopher Norris watches as his daughters Payton, 13, left, and Clare, 11, pin his badge to his uniform during a swearing-in ceremony, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 at the Public Safety Complex. His wife, Ashleigh looks on. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Southampton Town Meeting Moderator Robert Floyd, left, Select Board Clerk Francine Tishman, Town Administrator Ed Gibson, right, and over 100 others turn to the flag at Labrie Field to recite "The Pledge of Allegiance" to start the annual Southampton Town Meeting on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. Concerns over safely gathering during the COVID-19 pandemic had postponed the meeting twice from its original date of May 5. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Margaret Larson, center, dons one of the most colorful face coverings at the postponed annual Southampton Town Meeting held at Labrie Field on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. Larson, a member of the town's Capital Improvement Committee, and over 100 others took part in the civic meeting which passed all 18 articles on the town warrant. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Ana Reyes, right, sells vegetables grown at the Nuestras Raices gardens in South Holyoke to customers Richard Torres, left, Anna Gonsalves and Minerva Ortiz, all of Holyoke, at the Holyoke Farmers Market in Veterans Memorial Park on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • A half-dozen tents set up along the Chestnut Street side of Veterans Memorial Park in Holyoke for the weekly Farmers Market on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Bridge Street School parent Gessell Morgan and her three children, pre-schooler Angel Rodriguez, left, 4, fourth grader Saida Perez, 9, and third grader Sasha Rodriguez, 8, play in Lampron Park next to the Northampton elementary on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 12, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Amherst Regional High School paraeducator Sarah Jergensen and her daughters, Penelope, left, 7, and Hope, 5, play in the shade of the weeping cherry tree in front of their Springfield home on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

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Published: 8/14/2020 7:27:11 PM



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