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The Stillwater River dam
Photo of Orono Maine
Part of the Orono Land Trust trail system
Photo of Orono Maine
A tree house sits idle in winter
Photo of Orono Maine
Webster Park, one of Orono's recreation spots

 

News

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

 

PLAYAWAYS are here!

From
Public Library

Now that summer is almost here (!), we are gearing up for some diverse "reading" opportunities.  Not only is our print collection ever growing,and patrons have the opportunity to download eBooks and audiobooks for free from our website, we also have audiobooks on cds AND Playaways to enjoy books on the go. 

What's a Playaway? - an entire book preloaded on an all-in-one portable listening device.  You just plug in your earphones, press the POWER and PLAYAWAY buttons and enjoy.  Come on...

Published May 21

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Click it or Ticket

From
Police Department
The Orono Police Department is an active participant in the Click it or Ticket campaign and wants to remind you to stay safe this Memorial Day weekend and throughout the year!

Published May 20

 

Do a little spring cleaning ORONO Style!

From
Town of Orono

Two big clean up events are happening this Saturday in Orono -

Show up at the Town Office at 9am on Saturday to get some gloves and a trash bag to help with the Stream Clean Up effort - then enjoy a delicious BBQ! 

And between 8am-12pm on Saturday show up at the Steam Plant Parking lot near the UMaine campus to get rid of your e-waste for FREE!

Published May 16

 

Council Meeting 5.12.14 is up!

From
Town of Orono

Please be advised that a sound quality issue became apparent at the first part of the meeting, so audio quality is absent/poor for the first approximately 8 minutes -

http://02d43ae.netsolhost.com/files/video/2014_video/Council5.12.14.wmv

 

Published May 14

 

May 17- Insect Adventures

From
Public Library

Join us on Saturday, May 17 from 10 to noon for a Friends of Edith Patch-sponsored creepy crawly bug program at the library.  Bug story time begins at 10:00, followed by bug crafts, insect collecting and bug inspecting activities at 10:30.  A free program for children and families.

Published May 14

 

STREET AND STREAM CLEANUP

From
Code Enforcement

Orono will hold its annual street and stream cleanup on Saturday, May 17th, RAIN or SHINE!  The day will start with meeting at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the Town Office at 59 Main Street to form teams that will go to various areas of town for the cleanup.

At 11:30 a.m. everyone is to meet back at the fire station, where a BBQ will be held for all volunteers for helping out.

For more information and to sign up, please contact William Murphy at 866-5051.

Come join us to help...

Published May 14

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Annual Budget Available for Review

From
Town Manager

FY2015 Annual Budget available for review on the Town of Orono website

Published May 2

 

Lawyers in Libraries May 1@ 12pm

From
Public Library

May 1 @ 12-1pm

Lawyers across the state will honor Law Day, Thursday May 1, by offering free legal support in local libraries.  Called Lawyers in Libraries , visiting lawyers will provide resources and assistance to people in need, talk about statewide legal issues, and meet with library patrons ar a series of free events, which are open to the public.

Join local Lawyers, Kerry Jordan and Michael Griffin for a informational session about free resources, low cost legal assisitance and...

Published Apr 24

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Openings on Boards/Committees

From
Town Manager

The Town of Orono seeks residents interested in serving on the following boards/committees: 

Planning Board (1 seat) Board of Appeals (5 seats) Board of Assessment Review (1 seat) Library Board of Trustees (2 seat) Personnel Board of Appeals (1 seat) Tree Board (1 seat) Trail Committee (1 seat)

 Please consider volunteering to serve on these boards/committees.  Your input makes a difference!  For information on the positions, contact the Town Manager’s Office at 866-2556.  ...

Published Apr 23

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