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The front of the Public Safety building in winter
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Mill Street businesses, circa 1910
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Orono's Monument Square, circa 1908
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The Stillwater River dam

 

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“LIFE IN MAINE” LECTURE SERIES

From
Public Library

Through a partnership with the Orono Adult Education, we are pleased to offer the following free one-night presentations this fall. All of the presentations take place in the Community Room of the Orono Public Library. Pre-registration is recommended, as space is limited. You can pre-register by calling 866-4119 (Orono Adult Education) or 866-5060 (Orono Public Library).

 

Maine-Beyond the Usual:  Orono residents Marisue and John Pickering will present a presentation about unusual...

Published Oct 8

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RFP for Park St Sidewalk Extension

From
Town Manager

The Town of Orono is seeking proposals for a qualified contractor to provide Park Street Sidewalk Extension Improvements.  For more information see the link below.

RFP for Park Street Sidewalk Extension Improvements

Published Oct 1

 

Travel Basketball Registrations

From
Parks and Recreation

We are taking registrations for Travel Basketball. Please register here.

Published Sep 27

 

Fall fun for Tweens and Teens!

From
Public Library

 Are you in 6th grade or older? Do you like hanging with your friends and doing COOL Stuff?  Fall is here and we have some FUN things going on at OPL! 

Thursday October 9th TRIVIA and PIZZA 3:30 to 5:30PM

Tuesday October 28th ZOMBIFY YOURSELF WITH SONYALYNN...Learn how to do some COOL makeup for Halloween or anytime! AND eat some PIZZA! 3:30 to 5:30PM

Thursday November 13th VIDEO GAMES WITH ISAAC...Learn some tips and tricks of the trade of online video games! AND eat some PIZZA! 3:30...

Published Sep 25

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Public Safety Open House

From
Fire Department

Join us on Saturday October 4th for our annual Public Safety Open House from 9 until noon. This event will kick off Fire Prevention Week where our message is Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives. We have many activities planned for the day that will allow you to have fun while learning how to make your homes safer at the same time. 

 Open_House_Flyer.pdf

Published Sep 25

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RFP for Public Safety Office Renovation

From
Town Manager

 The Town of Orono is seeking proposals for a qualified contractor to renovate an office space in the Public Safety building. This building is located at 63 Main St., Orono.

Sealed proposals clearly marked “Public Safety Office Renovation” are due at the Orono Town Office located at 59 Main Street, Orono, Me 04473 by Monday, October 6th at 2:00 PM at which time they will be publicly opened. No award will be made at that time. Proof of Worker’s Compensation and General Liability...

Published Sep 22

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Planning Board 11.19.14 Video

From
Planning and Economic Development

 

See it here!

 

 

Published Sep 19

 

Firefighter Nick Chapman Completes Paramedic Training

From
Fire Department

Firefighter Nick Chapman has become licensed as a paramedic in the State of Maine and certified as a National Registered Paramedic. He completed over a year of education at Eastern Maine Community College including over 350 class hours and 420 clinical hours. Prior to this course, Nick had completed both the EMT and Advanced EMT courses. 

Nick has been employed by the Orono Fire Department since December 2012. Prior to that, he worked with G&H Ambulance and Glenburn Fire.

Published Sep 16

 

Sept. 9-It's been 5 years!

From
Public Library

On September 9. 2009, the Orono Public Library opened its doors on 39 Pine Street for the first time.  Time to celebrate 5 great years at our present location.  

Published Sep 9