Amy Calder
  • Published
    March 18, 2019

    Amy Calder: Niece honors aunt who died in Norridgewock domestic violence

    Crystal Lancaster Mulherin is raising funds to help those affected by domestic violence, nearly one year after her aunt, Marie Lancaster-Hale, was murdered at her home in Norridgewock.

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    March 11, 2019

    Amy Calder: Waiting for a second shingles shot

    Suffering after her first shingles vaccine and then missing out on the second didn't deter Amy Calder from trying again, she writes, but this time she hopes that second shot comes through.

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    March 4, 2019

    Amy Calder: When power’s out, the mind wanders

    An outage during the workday raises fears of a time when everything could stand still, when we are crippled by the fallout of our own intelligence, Amy Calder writes.

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    February 25, 2019

    Amy Calder: Felines make best of friends

    While Thurston and Bitsy are very different animals and quarrel sometimes, when push comes to shove, they have each other's back, Amy Calder writes.

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    February 18, 2019

    Amy Calder: Baby showers, like time machines, take you back

    A baby shower with a handful of guests, good food, entertainment and just the right number of gifts can transport you back to a time when you were seeing the experience for the first time, writes Amy Calder.

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    February 11, 2019

    Amy Calder: A heart for helping others

    David Scribner, 67, of Fairfield, had a heart transplant in 2012, walks nearly daily from Fairfield to Waterville and volunteers at least three days a week at the clothes closet on Newhall Street in Fairfield.

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    February 4, 2019

    Amy Calder: As days grow longer, planting time gets closer

    Living year-round in Maine brings with it the changes and character of the seasons to inspire and invigorate those of us who call the state home, Amy Calder writes.

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    January 28, 2019

    Amy Calder: Winter dreams of tow ropes, T-bars

    Mastery of the means up Eaton Mountain in Skowhegan spared a skier humiliation and offered an opportunity to show off in front of less experienced kids on many a wintry day, writes Amy Calder.

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    January 14, 2019

    Amy Calder: Sprint for a Saturday story

    Amid the police scanner's squawks, spits and squeaks, a message will come forth to drop everything and hit the road — in this case for a boy sliding down a hole, writes Amy Calder.

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    January 7, 2019

    Amy Calder: Beware the ice monster lurking outside

    Having suffered the pain of two major mishaps on ice and endured the lengthy recovery that came with them, Amy Calder issues a word of caution about what may be underfoot.

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