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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  • April 4, 2011

    RSU 18 superintendent shaking up budget presentation

    OAKLAND — Don’t expect the proposed 2011-12 school budget for Regional School Unit 18 to be presented Wednesday in the same old way.

  • April 4, 2011

    NYU professor discusses Maine’s Jewish history

    WATERVILLE — Jews in late 19th Century Maine would have been very much in favor of the mural which Gov. Paul LePage removed from the state Department of Labor walls.

  • April 4, 2011

    Superintendent livens up budget presentation

    OAKLAND — Don’t expect the proposed 2011-12 school budget for Regional School Unit 18 to be presented Wednesday in the same old way.

  • April 3, 2011

    Officials identify cause of Oakland restaurant fire

    OAKLAND – A fire that damaged Tracy’s Tavern at 835 Kennedy Memorial Drive early Sunday was caused by combustibles placed too close to a portable electrical heater, Fire Chief David Coughlin said just after 1:30 p.m.

  • April 3, 2011

    Fire damages Oakland restaurant

    OAKLAND — State fire investigators Sunday were trying to determine the cause of a fire that damaged Tracy’s Tavern, a restaurant on Kennedy Memorial Drive.
    The fire was reported at 12:30 a.m. at a two-story wood building which also houses H&R Block.

  • April 3, 2011

    Somerset, Franklin and Waterville area logs; arrests

    Shoplifting, thefts, injured deer

  • April 3, 2011

    Two arrested in waterville drug bust

    WATERVILLE — Two men were arrested early Saturday after police searched their Autumn Street apartment and seized marijuana and narcotics, according to Sgt. Alan Main.

  • April 3, 2011

    Milk truck collision closes Interstate 95

    WATERVILLE — A dramatic early-morning collision of a tractor-trailer milk tanker and a sport utility vehicle shut down part of Interstate 95’s southbound lanes for about five hours Saturday, with the overturned tanker stretched across the roadway.

  • April 3, 2011

    Women enjoy free Wellness and spa treatment at Thomas College

    WATERVILLE — Kelly Palmer and Michele Mailhot felt great after attending the World of Women’s Wellness event at Thomas College on Saturday.

  • April 2, 2011

    Two arrested in Waterville drug bust

    WATERVILLE — Two men were arrested early Saturday after police searched their Autumn Street apartment and seized marijuana and narcotics, according to Sgt. Alan Main.