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Orono, Maine is located in Penobscot County. Zip codes in Orono, ME include 04473, and 04469. The median home price in Orono is $239,000. More Orono information.

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15 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Orono's 'third space' is what makes it special

The "third space" is a place that is not work or home where one spends time. It is one of the most simple yet important concepts of our time.

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17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Intermedia MFA Thesis Exhibition: Desire Lines

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The University of Maine Intermedia MFA program is proud to present Without Borders XI: Desire Lines, a presentation of thesis works by the class of 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Trashanol: Vendor pitches garbage-to-energy technology to board representing 187 Maine towns

Craig Stuart-Paul, chief executive of Maryland-based Fiberight, spoke at the Municipal Review Committee board meeting at the Orono town office Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Thorndike farmers bring traditional cheeses from the hills of Turkey to the fields of Maine

Left to right, farmer's cheese, ricotta and halloumi by Lor Farm, on sale at the Bangor Farmer's Market in July 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Herald Gazette

Five questions for 'the fireworks man'

As passionate as he is about the goings-on in the Midcoast, specifically Thomaston, one would think Peter Lammert is a native Mainer.

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Herald Gazette

Welcoming Amanda Corson

Amanda Corson has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a personal insurance account executive.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bridge Year Program that teaches college courses during high school adding six schools in the fall

Medomak Valley students try to make it across the gym floor during a team building exercise as part of the Bridge Year program Wednesday at the Recreation and Fitness Center at the University of Maine.

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Bangor Daily News

Camden National Bank hires Bangor Region commercial lender

Tim Nightingale, executive vice president and senior loan officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to welcome Brent A. Folster to the position of vice president, commercial lending.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Orono black bear follows mountain biker, scares him off trail

When my boyfriend Derek returned early from mountain biking in Orono last week, I figured he had popped a tire or something.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Bishop Deeley announces priest assignment

Fr. Scott M. Mower has been appointed pastor of the Parish of the Ascension of the Lord effective Monday, Aug. 4. A native of Orono, Fr.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Herald Gazette

River Arts calls for - Maine Story'

River Arts calls for artists to submit work for an exhibition with the theme of "The Maine Story."

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Alzheimer's Program

The Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter will present the free workshop Overview of the Alzheimer's Association's Programs and Services on at the Church of the Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St., Orono.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Richard R. (Dick) Collins

Richard R. Collins of Northport passed away July 7. A former President of the American Life Insurance Company and ardent supporter of the University of Maine, Collins was 77. Born and raised on his family's potato farm in St. Agatha, Maine, Collins spoke only French for the first 13 years of his life until he was sent to boarding school.

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Bangor Daily News

Orono isn't coastal: All Maine campuses need equal access to research funding

Yet Maine's flagship campus receives the majority of funding from the Maine Economic Improvement Fund, while smaller campuses such as the University of Maine at Machias see little of the money that is intended for, among other things, research for aquaculture and marine technology.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Verve owners opening Orono brewery at former Dr. Records location

"It was like the best kept secret everybody knew about," brewmaster Asa Marsh-Sachs said Saturday of the Furth's plans.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Richard R. (Dick) Collins

Richard R. Collins of Northport passed away July 7. A former President of the American Life Insurance Company and ardent supporter of the University of Maine, Collins was 77. Born and raised on his family's potato farm in St. Agatha, Maine, Collins spoke only French for the first 13 years of his life until he was sent to boarding school.

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Bangor Daily News

Can video game designer's vision, summer camp make Bangor area a technology hub?

Chuck Carter, President of Eagre Interactive, speaks to participants of the Summer Technology Camp at the University of Maine on Wednesday in Orono.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bangor Daily News

UMaine Community Garden grows sustainability

In the 1980s, an engineering professor, a poetry professor, a contractor and several graduate students came together to construct the Terrell House at the University of Maine.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bangor residents shares memories of Fourth of July

Six residents at Phillips-Strickland House in Bangor graciously agreed to share their memories of how they spent Fourth of July when they were growing in answer to The Weekly Question.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Art Meets Science Reception at the MDI Biological Laboratory on Thursday, July 10

The public is invited to celebrate the opening of the Art Meets Science exhibit at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Salisbury Cove between 5 and 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 10. The event offers an opportunity to view art inspired by science, meet the artists, tour research laboratories and enjoy refreshments.

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