Amy Calder covers Waterville, including city government, for the Morning Sentinel and writes a column, “Reporting Aside,” which appears Mondays in both the Sentinel and Kennebec Journal. She has worked at the newspaper 29 years, including a stint as bureau chief for the Somerset County Bureau in Skowhegan, and has covered a variety of beats. A Skowhegan native (who is proud to say she was born in Waterville), she holds a bachelors in English from University of Hartford and completed post-graduate work in the School of Education at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She holds more than a dozen awards from the Maine Press Association and New England Associated Press News Executives Association. Calder lives in Waterville with her husband, Philip Norvish, a retired Sentinel reporter and editor.

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  • Published
    August 3, 2011

    Waterville City Council approves money for road upgrade

    WATERVILLE — Grove and Water streets in the city’s South End will be improved this year if all goes according to plan.

  • Published
    August 2, 2011

    Waterville’s city councilors to consider road fix tax funds

    WATERVILLE — City councilors tonight will consider taking up to $300,000 from the downtown tax increment financing account to improve Water and Grove streets.

  • Published
    August 2, 2011

    Waterville Democrats stick with Sennett

    WATERVILLE — City Democrats on Monday night nominated Mayor Dana W. Sennett as their candidate for mayor in the November election.

  • Published
    August 1, 2011

    Waterville dems tap Sennett for November mayoral candidate

    WATERVILLE — City Democrats on Monday night nominated Mayor Dana W. Sennett as their candidate for mayor in the November election.

  • Published
    July 24, 2011

    Young rabbi stays put

    WATERVILLE — Rachel Isaacs came to Waterville last year from New York on a fellowship that allowed her to be a student rabbi at both Beth Israel Congregation and Colby College.

  • Published
    July 24, 2011

    Young rabbi decides to stay in Waterville

    WATERVILLE — Rachel Isaacs came to Waterville last year from New York on a fellowship that allowed her to be a student rabbi at both Beth Israel Congregation and Colby College.

  • Published
    July 23, 2011

    Frost’s gold that stayed

    I stood there in the cool parlor, staring at the photograph of Robert Frost sitting in his Morris chair next to the old coal stove. I looked back and forth from the photo to the actual scene before me — the stove to my left, a pantry of shelves and the door to the foyer.

  • Published
    July 22, 2011

    Waterville police logs for Thursday and Friday

    Threatening, shoplifting, juvenile offenses

  • Published
    July 22, 2011

    Dodge named Waterville Junior High principal

    WATERVILLE — After spending four years as assistant principal at Waterville Senior High School, Carole Dodge now has her own school to run.

  • Published
    July 21, 2011

    New Waterville principal settles in

    WATERVILLE — After spending four years as assistant principal at Waterville Senior High School, Carole Dodge now has her own school to run.