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Amy Calder
  • Published
    January 15, 2021

    Amy Calder: A letter of apology

    Youth should not have to be experiencing the ills we have created, including allowing a pandemic to get out of control, restricting how they live their lives, Amy Calder writes.

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    January 8, 2021

    Amy Calder: Reveling in winter snow and ice

    Memories of winter activities in the '60s and '70s will serve to bring smiles, well into old age, Amy Calder writes.

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    January 1, 2021

    Amy Calder: Get vaccinated? No question.

    Amy Calder urges even those who do not believe a COVID-19 vaccination will save their own lives to take it for those who do.

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    December 18, 2020

    Amy Calder: Pursuing deferred dreams

    A Waterville mother who had dropped out of school at 14 decided to enroll in adult education this year after struggling to help her two young daughters learn from home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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    December 11, 2020

    Amy Calder: Cats make perfect pandemic partners

    Felines don't ask for much, but give a lot, particularly to owners stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, Amy Calder writes.

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    December 4, 2020

    Amy Calder: The ghosts of Christmases past

    Memories of Christmas Eve celebrations at her parents' home are as vivid as if they occurred yesterday, Amy Calder writes.

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    November 27, 2020

    Amy Calder: Finding hope in the holidays

    While the holidays this year will be without parties and celebrations, there is much to be hopeful for, Amy Calder writes.

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    November 20, 2020

    Amy Calder: Memories of Thanksgivings past

    Taking laps around the backyard and breathing November air during the pandemic evokes thoughts of holidays long ago, Amy Calder writes.

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    November 13, 2020

    Amy Calder: Remembering an old friend

    Peg, who died last year at 95, was an unusual woman who lived in an old house passed down through the family, still used a rotary phone and never owned a television, Amy Calder writes.

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    November 6, 2020

    Amy Calder: Tending to a hurt kitten

    When Maxine Johnson's kitten Rocky returned home four days after going missing in Norridgewock, it was severely injured and the veterinarian said it had been stomped on by a human.

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