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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
    October 2, 2011

    Volunteers keep restaurant afloat

    WATERVILLE — They bus tables, wash dishes and help cook food. Cancun Mexican Restaurant customers are volunteering throughout the business to help owner Hector Fuentes keep it running after he was arrested Sept. 21 and some of his employees were detained by U.S. customs agents.

  • Published
    August 14, 2011

    Where abusers admit abuses

    WATERVILLE — The middle-aged man held nothing back as he stood before Judge Charles Dow.

  • Published
    August 14, 2011

    Roy exits race

    WATERVILLE — Republican Andrew G. Roy has dropped out of the race for mayor after finding it difficult to gather signatures, he said Saturday.

  • Published
    August 14, 2011

    Roy exits mayor race

    WATERVILLE — Republican Andrew G. Roy has dropped out of the race for mayor after finding it difficult to gather signatures, he said Saturday.

  • Published
    August 12, 2011

    Family gets new home after fire

    WATERVILLE — A mother and three children left homeless when their Oak Street home was destroyed by fire Tuesday have a new place to live.

  • Published
    August 11, 2011

    Police logs for Waterville and Clinton; arrests

    Criminal mischief, juvenile offenses, fights

  • Published
    August 11, 2011

    Investigators say Waterville fire was caused by cigarettes in trash

    WATERVILLE — A fire that destroyed an Oak Street home Tuesday was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials, according to fire officials.

  • Published
    August 10, 2011

    Waterville fire caused by improper cigarette disposal

    WATERVILLE — A fire that destroyed an Oak Street home Tuesday was accidental, caused by improper disposal of smoking materials, according to fire officials.

  • Published
    August 10, 2011

    Arrest, police logs for Waterville

    Thefts, juvenile offenses, fire

  • Published
    August 10, 2011

    Fire destroys Waterville house; family of 4 homeless

    WATERVILLE — A fast-moving fire destroyed an Oak Street house Tuesday morning, leaving a family of four homeless. Tracey Bragdon, 44, said she had just left her house with her three children and was walking down nearby Ticonic Street when her next-door neighbor, Steve Nye, chased her down the street to tell her the house was on fire.

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