The early morning sun shines on the waterfront and casts a reflection of the Mia Rosa on the water as Nick Mancini prepares his 800 lobster traps on Widgery Wharf for the coming season. The forecast for Friday is a high of 63 degrees in Portland with variable clouds. It should stay warm Saturday with a high of 61 degrees and spotty showers in the afternoon and evening. Sunday’s forecast calls for occasional rain and a high of 57.

Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer

 

Jeff Brite, left, and Joe Aceto, both with Aceto Construction, finish the job of raising a manhole cover on Commercial Street and patching the surrounding area with fresh asphalt.

Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer