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Part of the Orono Land Trust trail system
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A walking trail in Orono's Dirigo Pines community
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Corrected - Surplus Property Sale 2014

From
Town Manager

Below you will find the corrected information on the Town of Orono's Surplus Property Sale for 2014.  Sealed bids must be received no later than 9:00 a.m., April 25, 2014 and will be opened at 10:00 a.m. that day in the Town Office.

Surplus Property Sale 2014

Published Apr 10

 

Downtown Pocket Park Conceptual Design

From
Town Manager

Downtown Pocket Park
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The Orono Village Association requested the town investigate the possibility of creating new green space downtown, specifically in the alleyway between Margarita's and Mill Street Yoga/Black Bear Brewery. The town contracted with Betsy Poulin, a licensed landscape architect, to create concept drawings for the proposed green space. Betsy was given the following directions:

Minimize impact on parking (i.e. replace the parking spaces currently...

Published Apr 10

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April 15 + 17 April Book Groups

From
Public Library

On Tuesday, April 15 at 10:15, join us to discuss: The Silver Star  by Jeannette Walls. The Silver Star  turns out to be an absorbing, unsentimental tale of childhood, place and emus.— The New York Times Book Review

On Thursday, April 17 at 3 p.m., we will discuss  The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.  Winner of the National Book Award for fiction. . . "A work of extraordinary intensity—powerfully imagined and written with a savage, wryly humorous gusto." – The Atlantic Monthly

Published Apr 8

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Apr. 15-Appy Hour

From
Public Library

Are you utilizing your smart devices to the fullest?  Wondering what an “app” is?  Please join us for Appy Hour with Mocktails on April 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the community room of the Orono Public Library and learn about some of the cool apps, many free, that are available for you to download and use on your smart phones or tablets.  For more information call 866-5060

Published Apr 8

 

April 10- Online and Mobile Banking

From
Public Library

Please join us on Thursday, April 10th at 2:00 PM at the inn at the Dirigo Pines Retirement Community for an informative program on Mobile and Online Banking, co-sponsored by People’s United Bank, Dirigo Pines Retirement Community and the Orono Public Library.  Learn how you can manage your accounts, pay your bills, transfer funds and go green with eStatements from your home computer or mobile devices.

 

Published Apr 8

 

No Story Times this Thursday, April 10th.

From
Public Library

Louise and Laura will be attending Reading Round Up, a youth literature conference, in Augusta!

Published Apr 7

 

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