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An overhead view of downtown Orono
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Orono's Monument Square, circa 1908

 

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Extra Care on Sidewalks Needed!

From
Public Works

Please be extra careful on the sidewalks! As of Sunday morning we have only one sidewalk machine in operation so it will take us some extra time to treat all the sidewalks.

Published Dec 22

 

Public Hearing Notice - PW Facility

From
Public Works

Please take notice that the Town of Orono is intending to file a Site Location of Development Act permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A. §§481 thru 490 on or about January 20, 2014.

The application is for a new Public Works facility at 135 Kelley Road in Orono, Maine.  Development will include the construction of a Public Works fleet maintenance building, sand and salt shed and paved and gravel surfaces for site...

Published Dec 19

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Public Notice of Intent to File - PW Facility

From
Public Works

Please take notice that the Town of Orono is intending to file a Site Location of Development Act permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A. §481 thru 490 on or about January 20, 2014.

The application is for a new Public Works facility at 135 Kelley Road in Orono, Maine.  Development will include the construction of a fleet maintenance building, sand and salt shed and paved and gravel surfaces for site access,...

Published Dec 19

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Rape Aggression Defense System

From
Police Department

Orono Police Department will be offering a FREE women's basic self-defense class.

Date: January 31st, February 1st, 7th and 8th

Time: 5:30-8:30pm

Location: Orono High School located at 14 Goodridge Dr., Orono

PLAN ON ATTENDING ALL FOUR CLASSES TO COMPLETE THE PROGRAM!

 There is NO cost for this program!!

 These classes are open to all women of all ages in our community, including students and staff.

Please Register quickly as there is a limited number of people allowed in the class....

Published Dec 19

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Learning the Language of Video Games

From
Parks and Recreation

Video games create a frame within which we tell our stories and live our own versions of the worlds they present.  Video games, as with all new forms of art, have many challenges in understanding them.

This six week course will examine new games in order to see how gameplay and design intertwine to create experiences never before possible.

The instructor will provide any necessary hardware and software, though students are welcome to bring their own materials to share with the course...

Published Dec 19

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

From
Police Department
The Orono Police Department is an active participant in the Drive Sober campaign and wants to remind you to stay safe this holiday season by not drinking and driving.

 

Published Dec 18

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Tabata

From
Parks and Recreation

Tabata is a Body Weight, high intensity interval training class.  Exercises are performed for 20 seconds with a 10 second recovert repeated for a total of 8 times.  If you are looking for a program that requires minimal equipment, develops physical strength, improves cardiovascular fitness and burns fat then join Instructor Tracy Crawford, Saturday, December 21st at the Keith Anderson Community House.  Classes are from 9:00-10:00 am.  Classes cost $3.00 each for the month of December and...

Published Dec 17

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Orono-Veazie Water District Board of Trustees Vacancy

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Town of Orono

The Town of Orono seeks applications from residents interested in serving on the Orono-Veazie Water District Board of Trustees as a Orono representative.  Please consider volunteering, your input can make a difference! 

Applications are available in the Town Office (866-2556) or by clicking here.  The deadline for submitting an application is Thursday, January 2, 2014.

Published Dec 16

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Technology Help at the library

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Public Library

Technology Help at the library

Need help using a computer or your eReaders, accessing the web, setting up email, social networking or requesting a library item?  Maybe we can help

Call 866-5060  for an appointment. Help available on Monday mornings, Tuesday evenings and Thursday noontime.

Published Dec 16