Valentine’s Day, February storm and Tourney Time

Posted Feb. 14, 2014, at 9:35 a.m.
Asiah Hinckley (foreground) and Nich Dow look for bouquets of flowers in one of the coolers at Bangor Floral on Thursday. Phil Fredrick, owner of the shop, said that Valentine's Day is by far the busiest day for the shop. He hires 12 extra people and said they do about three months' work in three days.
Asiah Hinckley (foreground) and Nich Dow look for bouquets of flowers in one of the coolers at Bangor Floral on Thursday. Phil Fredrick, owner of the shop, said that Valentine's Day is by far the busiest day for the shop. He hires 12 extra people and said they do about three months' work in three days. Buy Photo
Lisa Subjoc gathers orders of bouquets at Bangor Floral on Thursday.
Lisa Subjoc gathers orders of bouquets at Bangor Floral on Thursday. Buy Photo
Phil Fredrick (far left), owner of Bangor Floral, said that Valentine's Day is by far the shop's busiest day.
Phil Fredrick (far left), owner of Bangor Floral, said that Valentine's Day is by far the shop's busiest day. Buy Photo
Shirley Dow works on a bouquet at Bangor Floral on Thursday.
Shirley Dow works on a bouquet at Bangor Floral on Thursday. Buy Photo
Casco Bay's newest ferry,  the M/V Wabanaki, pulls away from the dock in Portland on Thursday afternoon after a christening ceremony. The ferry is 110 feet long, 32 feet wide and has twin screws.
Casco Bay's newest ferry, the M/V Wabanaki, pulls away from the dock in Portland on Thursday afternoon after a christening ceremony. The ferry is 110 feet long, 32 feet wide and has twin screws. Buy Photo
Father Jeff Monroe blesses  the M/V Wabanaki  at a chastening ceremony in Portland on Thursday.
Father Jeff Monroe blesses the M/V Wabanaki at a chastening ceremony in Portland on Thursday. Buy Photo
Mike Dyer (from right), general manager of the Cross Insurance Center; Bangor City Council Chairman Ben Sprague and Jerry Goss, co-director of the Eastern Maine High School Basketball Tournament, speak at a Thursday press conference beforethe Friday start of the 2014 basketball tournament  at the Cross Insurance Center.
Linda Coan O'Kresik
Mike Dyer (from right), general manager of the Cross Insurance Center; Bangor City Council Chairman Ben Sprague and Jerry Goss, co-director of the Eastern Maine High School Basketball Tournament, speak at a Thursday press conference beforethe Friday start of the 2014 basketball tournament at the Cross Insurance Center. Buy Photo
Tourney time kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday with Class B's Mount Desert Island Trojans (3) vs. Old Town Coyotes (6) at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Linda Coan O'Kresik
Tourney time kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday with Class B's Mount Desert Island Trojans (3) vs. Old Town Coyotes (6) at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Buy Photo
A man shovels snow on Franklin Street in Portland on Thursday afternoon as the snow really gets going.
A man shovels snow on Franklin Street in Portland on Thursday afternoon as the snow really gets going. Buy Photo
A Machias youth, undeterred by the winter storm that arrived Thursday afternoon, rides a bicycle on a snow-covered neighborhood street.
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A Machias youth, undeterred by the winter storm that arrived Thursday afternoon, rides a bicycle on a snow-covered neighborhood street. Buy Photo
A woman talks on her cellphone as she passes Hadlock Field in Portland on Thursday morning at  at the start of the season's latest snowstorm.
A woman talks on her cellphone as she passes Hadlock Field in Portland on Thursday morning at at the start of the season's latest snowstorm. Buy Photo

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