• October 8, 2017

    A dance down memory lane

    Yearbooks and class reunions serve as a reminder that we humans really are more alike than we are different and we are fortunate just to know each other, Amy Calder writes.

  • October 1, 2017

    Keepers of history watch Colby’s downtown dorm go up

    Four Waterville residents have come to know the construction workers who have been putting up the building from the start, writes Amy Calder.

  • September 17, 2017

    Wanted: Volunteer trail builders

    With an Americorps team unexpectedly diverted to help out with hurricane cleanup, the effort to expand the Waterville area’s trail system may have to be homegrown, writes Amy Calder.

  • September 10, 2017

    16 years ago today: September 11, 2001

    Recalling where we were and what we witnessed reminds us of what we need to do to survive, writes Amy Calder.

  • September 3, 2017

    Education starts on the school bus

    Whether checking out what kids wore, the facts of life according to a farm girl, the tragedy of a president’s death, or the memory of a friend lost too soon, education began on the bus, Amy Calder writes.

  • August 6, 2017

    Welcome to Taylor’s world

    Taylor Browne hosts a tea party to honor his grandmother who bequeathed him a green thumb to raise lush gardens around his house in the heart of Waterville, Amy Calder writes.

  • July 16, 2017

    Senior Gathering beats loneliness

    Seniors find friends at events held by UMaine Cooperative Extension in Skowhegan, Canaan, Smithfield and Madison, Amy Calder writes.

  • July 2, 2017

    Death of a classmate long remembered

    A Skowhegan resident recalls memories of a friend awakened by tragedy on the high seas, Amy Calder writes.

  • June 25, 2017

    At Waterville riverfront park, painful pasts drive hope for better times

    Patrick Lavoie and others say they look out for each other and the tranquility of the Waterville park, Amy Calder writes.

  • June 18, 2017

    Sometimes you can go home

    Whitcomb Rummel Jr. recreates his memories growing up in Waterville in a prize-winning screenplay, writes Amy Calder.