Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

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Latest Articles by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

April 14, 2014

Colby College library renovation raises ire of faculty

A group of 76 faculty members petitioned administrators to halt the renovation because nearly half of the books on offer will be moved to a storage facility off campus.

April 12, 2014

Central Maine’s Tourmaline Singers provide a special brand of soul music

The choir gathers at the bedside of the dying, as well as those who just need a boost, to lift spirits and soothe souls.

April 11, 2014

Fairfield meth lab charges expected soon

While serving a warrant on an unrelated matter, Fairfield police officers found materials used to manufacture methamphetamine.

April 10, 2014

Sidney student singer pursuing her dreams

Singing is a tough career to crack, but Messalonskee High School senior Darby Martin, who will give a free recital Saturday, has a real shot, her backers say.

April 9, 2014

Central Maine schools collaboration leads to maple syrup lessons

The Maine Academy of Natural Sciences, Kennebec Valley Community College and a Cornville school are cooperating to put agricultural lessons directly into the hands of students.

April 8, 2014

Curmudgeonly cartoonist Jeff Pert remembered as supportive, snarky

In the end, the Winslow native behind behind the ubiquitous moose and lobster cartoons was known more as a guy who could make his friends laugh.

April 4, 2014

Fairfield council, budget committee differ on nonprofit funding

In a nearly flat $5.4 million budget going to voters during the May 12 Town Meeting, $3,500 in funding to social service groups is at issue.

April 4, 2014

Waterville manager says city is responsible for cleanup of Two Cent Bridge

Human waste or not, the city does not shrink from its responsibility to keep the bridge clean, City Manager Mike Roy said.

April 3, 2014

Fairfield area schools feel pain of retirement cost shift from state

SAD 49 is one of many districts mulling property tax increases after receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in new responsibilities from state.

April 3, 2014

Maine marathon participants undaunted by Boston bombings

Runners with ties to central Maine say they see the world as a less safe place but are determined not to live their lives in fear.