Colby has canceled classes and has closed the College ahead of Winter Storm Orson. The storm is expected to drop over two feet of snow on campus and in the surrounding area. This is just the fifth time since 1952 that Colby has closed due to snow. According to a press release from the College, all non-essential staff have been dismissed […]
On December 9, President of the College David A. Greene announced that Collaborative Consulting, an innovative IT consulting firm, is opening a business and delivery center in Waterville that will create 200 high-quality jobs over the next three to four years. According to an official press release, the facility will be known as the Collaborative Waterville and the facility will […]
In a press conference, Waterville Police Chief Joseph Massey said police were informed of a potentially suicidal man en route to the Waterville Police department. The police responded cautiously and have attempted to make contact with the man via cell phone. The man, who in his 50s, has locked himself inside of a pickup truck. Massey reported that there has […]
The Maine State Police tactical squad has responded to reports of a armed man in the Colby Circle area of downtown Waterville. Police are potentially engaged in an armed standoff as the incident has occurred for over two hours. Multiple police agencies have responded and on scene Echo reporters have confirmed that Waterville Police crisis negotiator, Sergeant. Jennifer Weaver, is on scene. The area […]
Around 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, multiple police agencies responded to 911 calls of a shooting on Belgrade Road in Oakland, nearby the Hume Center, a popular student hangout spot. According to a centralmaine.com report, police were seen nearby the Belgrade Road and Church Street intersection with rifles. Multiple ambulances responded to the scene and sirens could be heard from campus. […]
Campus Life has recently begun to roll out a new policy that limits students’ access to dorms other than their own past 10:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
The College has recently purchased its fourth building in Waterville.
Sexual violence and misconduct are hot topics of discussion at virtually all college campuses in the country these days, and this week’s Colby Board of Trustees Meeting was no exception.
The fire in the Miller Library was caused by…