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Changing colors around a pond
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Webster Park, one of Orono's recreation spots
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The Orono Town Office during the Holidays
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An overhead view of downtown Orono

 

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April 12th ~ Baseball Party for Kids!

From
Public Library

It's baseball season at the library!  Help us kick off the baseball season and call in Spring with a Baseball Party!  Designed for kids, from toddlers to 3rd graders and their families (and older kids are welcome, too!), the party will include baseball stories, prizes, popcorn treats and a short video about baseball.  Join us for a sweet finale!  Wear your baseball outfits and share your baseball memories.  Free for everyone!

 Saturday, April 12th

10:30-11:30

 Senior Center...

Published Apr 4

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Free Tax Service

From
Town of Orono

There are only two more Fridays (April 4th and 11th) left for Orono residents to get free tax help at the Orono Public Library from noon to 3:00. 

Taxpayers need to call Steve Colburn at 581-1982 or email colburn@maine.edu for an appointment.

Published Apr 2

 

April 2- Chair Yoga

From
Public Library

Starting April 2, please join us for the next 10 Wednesdays, at 12:30 in the Orono Pubblic Library Community Room for a fun-filled hour of stretching and relaxing while surround by friends or soon-to-be friends.  Holly Twining will leads us in this enrichment program. Call 866-5060 to register.

Published Apr 1

 

Free Tax Assistance

From
Public Library

Just two more opportunities for Orono residents to receive free tax help from UM students under the supervision of Professor Steve Colburn.  Please call 581-1982 if you would like to make an appointment on Friday, April 4 or Friday, April 11.  Assistance is offered on both days from noon-3pm.

Published Apr 1

 

Dispose of Medications

From
Police Department

LAW ENFORCEMENT TAKING BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IN OLD TOWN ON

APRIL 26 FROM 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM AT Old Town Hannaford

( 500 Stillwater Ave, Old Town, ME 04468)

 Also, a local food cupboard will be accepting food donations!

Old Town, Maine – On April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Orono, UMO and  Old Town Police Department's will be working together to give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous...

Published Mar 31

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1st Annual Swing for Smiles Golf Tournament to benefit Special Olympics Maine

From
Police Department

The Orono Police Department in partnership with the Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run is organizing a benefit Golf Tournament to support Special Olympics Maine.  The lead sponsors for the tournament are Ski Rack Sports of Bangor and the All New Old Town Canoe Predator Kayaks .  This is an opportunity to swing clubs for a great cause at one of Maine’s premier golf clubs.  The tournament will be held at the Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono on Thursday, June 5, 2014.  The tournament...

Published Mar 31

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Orono is HIRING!

From
Town of Orono

Multiple positions available for summer help with our Recreation Dept, and one permanent position available with Orono Fire.  http://www.orono.org/human_resources

The Town of Orono is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider.

 

Published Mar 24

 

RFP for Mowing Services, Riverside Cemetery

From
Public Works

The Town of Orono is seeking proposals for a qualified contractor to provide lawn maintenance services at the Riverside Cemetery. The Riverside Cemetery is located at 170 Bennoch Road in Orono. Services will include providing adequate labor and equipment for spring and fall cleanup and mowing of the grounds as per State of Maine regulations beginning May 15th through October 1st.

Click here for a copy of the full request for proposals and the official bid form or request a hard copy at...

Published Mar 21

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Take an online survey

From
Planning and Economic Development

The Orono Comprehensive Plan Committee needs your advice on a few specific matters.  Please take a few minutes to complete an online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VCVV98V.

The Committee is in the home stretch of updating the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is the basis for zoning and other land use in Orono as well as a tool for planning future investments in public utilities, recreation, open space, and business development.  The Committee has held 4 public...

Published Mar 12

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Mar. 20- The Awakening

From
Public Library

THURSDAY THOUGHTFUL READERS will meet March 20 from 3-4 pm to discuss:The Awakening   by Kate Chopin

Poignant and lyrical, it tells the story of a New Orleans wife who attempts to find love outside a stifling marriage.  Critics have praised it as a first-rate narrative and a forerunner of the modern novel.   The Awakening offers modern readers superb characterization and an insightful portrait of a woman’s awakening to physical passion.

Join the discussion.  Everyone welcome!

Published Mar 12

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