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    Freeport-area schools limit spectators for indoor sports due to COVID spike

    A gym without spectators during the Freeport Yarmouth boys’ basketball game at Freeport. Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer Spectators will be limited in indoor sporting events at the Regional School Unit 5 gym this winter due to concerns surrounding COVID-19. The guidelines, which were determined at Wednesday’s school board meeting, sets limits of six spectators per home player, four spectators per visiting player and a 40-person student-fan section. Regional School Unit 5 serves Freeport, Pownal and Durham. Basketball is the only sport that is held at the gym in the winter. The gym’s total capacity is around 700. “We are struggling throughout RSU 5 right now with our COVID cases,” said Superintendent…

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