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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
    March 30, 2012

    Police arrest Waterville man after 7 pounds of pot found in mail

    Inspectors at the local post office who suspected a package contained illegal drugs were right.

  • Published
    March 30, 2012

    Mom says man found dead was apparent suicide

    WATERVILLE — Steven C. Brandon was a registered nurse, licensed massage therapist and propane delivery driver who was building a house in Thorndike when he disappeared in 2004 from his Winter Street apartment.

  • Published
    March 29, 2012

    Seven pounds of marijuana found in mail

    WATERVILLE — Inspectors at the local U.S. post office suspecting a package contained illegal drugs were right.
    They found seven pounds of marijuana Wednesday inside a package mailed to Rajesh R. Ramharak, 31, of 84 Front St., police Chief Joseph Massey said Thursday.

  • Published
    March 29, 2012

    Waterville arrests and police blotter

    Theft, harassment, burglary

  • Published
    March 29, 2012

    Waterville council looks to increase city revenues

  • Published
    March 28, 2012

    Fire sparked by pellet stove pipe

    WATERVILLE — Sparks from a wood pellet stove exhaust pipe caused a fire Monday that damaged a 200-year-old house at 44 Church St., fire Chief David Coughlin said Tuesday.

  • Published
    March 27, 2012

    Oakland fire caused by sparks from stove exhaust pipe

    WATERVILLE — Sparks from a wood pellet stove exhaust pipe caused a fire Monday that damaged a 200-year-old house at 44 Church St., fire Chief David Coughlin said Tuesday.

  • Published
    March 27, 2012

    Fundraiser says ‘aloha’ to spring

    WATERVILLE — The poet Robert Frost likened the month of April to a time when you think you’re headed into summer and in the next breath, you find yourself back in winter.

  • Published
    March 27, 2012

    Fire damages 200-year-old Oakland home

    OAKLAND — A fire believed to have started around a wood pellet stove damaged a 200-year-old three-story house on Church Street Monday.

  • Published
    March 26, 2012

    Special Waterville council meeting Tuesday

    WATERVILLE — The City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to review proposed budgets for the assessing, city clerk, finance, information technology and administrative departments. Councilors also will review the city’s debt service.

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