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The Stillwater River in the middle of town
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Orono's Monument Square, circa 1908
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An overhead view of the flagship University of Maine campus

 

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Find out what's going on with the Town of Orono

Dec. 11-Open 1-5

From
Public Library

Wednesday morning, Dec. 11, the Orono Public Library will be closed for staff training and an emnployee luncheon.  We will reopen Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 to 5:00.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Published Dec 10

 

Dec. 10-IndieFlix

From
Public Library

Did you know that Orono Public Library card holders can stream, for free, award-winning shorts, features, and documentaries into your home through indieflix?

Join us at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the library and discover how you can access thousands of  film selections from more than 50 countries,  film festival hits from Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca and more!  

Unlimited access—multiple patrons can view any movie at one time with no holds! Online streaming movies—requires no...

Published Dec 10

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Tip-A-Cop!

From
Police Department

Saturday December 7 at Margaritas in Orono (From 4pm to 8pm) will be Tip a Cop!!

Members from Orono Police Department and members from other local police agencies will be helping the staff waiting on tables at Margaritas in Orono.

The money raised from Tip a Cop will go to Special Olympics, Maine.

Great food and lots of fun! Hope to see you there!!

Published Dec 6

 

PENDING QUARRY APPLICATION

From
Planning and Economic Development

Thornton Construction has withdrawn their application for their request for the quarry off of Kelley Road.  The Planning Board was scheduled to hear the continuation of the site plan on the quarry request  at their December 18th meeting.  The board will not be acting on this request at this meeting.

Published Dec 5

 

Children's Holiday Party

From
Parks and Recreation

We are offering a late night at the Orono Library on Friday, December 13th.  We will be doing a holiday party for the children that are signed up.  Provided will be dinner and snacks.  5:30 pm drop-off or stay through Afterschool.  The children will be picked up by their parents by 9:00 pm.  Click here to sign up for the program

Afterschool Holiday Party

December 13th Held at the Orono Public Library Drop-off 5:30 pm Pick-up by 9:00 pm Dinner and Snacks provided $15.00 per child Must...

Published Dec 4

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Follow the BigGig!

From
Planning and Economic Development

Check out the Bangor Daily News' recent article on BigGig - the networking event for local entrepreneurs, organized by the Orono and Old Town economic development corporations, University of Maine Foster Student Innovation Center, and Husson University Dyke Family Center.  The article can be read at http://arguably.bangordailynews.com/2013/11/29/people/whos-your-daddy-the-answer-could-only-be-a-click-away/#.UppUAnuA271 . BigGig is generously supported by Blackstone Accelerates Growth and...

Published Dec 2

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Nov. 28-Dec, 1-Thanksgiving Break

From
Public Library

The Orono Public Library will be closed from Thanksgiving, Nov. 28 through Dec. 1.  We will be open again on Monday, Dec. 2.

Published Nov 26

 

Nov. 26-Skype for the Holidays

From
Public Library

The holidays are coming, but friends and family can’t!  Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the OPL Communtiy Room and learn how to stay in touch while miles apart! Jan Smith will hook us up to social networking via Skype, Dropbox, Viber, Google+ and more.

 

Published Nov 26

 

Recreation Basketball

From
Parks and Recreation

The Orono Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer a youth basketball program for grades PreK-5 under the leadership of our new director, Bob Sinclair.  This program will be held on Saturday mornings beginning December 7th at the Orono Middle School.

 PreK-Grade 1 (Co-Ed) Instructional Program.  This six week program begins December 7th from 9-10 am at the Orono Middle School gym.

Grades 2/3 (Co-Ed)  This eight week program begins December 7th from 10-11 am at the Orono Middle...

Published Nov 22

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