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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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Blind, visually impaired trying out college life in state program

Maine Department of Labor's Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired, part of the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, is running a second year of its College Vision Quest program this summer.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Orono council questions water district board about potentially harmful chemical levels

The level of one potentially harmful chemical in the town's water supply has gone down, but another has edged up.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Popular Orono High School music teacher may be dismissed over test score

Supporters of Orono High School music teacher and orchestra director Waldo Caballero -- a popular instructor for the past 15 years -- protest his possible firing outside Orono Town Hall on Wednesday.

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Bangor Daily News

Talk on Social Security at Orono library

Maine People's Alliance will offer an interactive presentation on Social Security at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. If you have any questions, call Amelia Mitter-Burke at Maine People's Alliance at 990-0672 or email amelia@mainepeoplesalliance.org

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Orono man pleads guilty to 15 of 135 sex abuse charges involving 4 victims

An Orono man pleaded guilty Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center to multiple charges in connection with the sexual abuse of five boys between 2004 and 2012.

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Herald Gazette

River Arts on Route 1 invites the public to an opening reception for...

River Arts on Route 1 invites the public to an opening reception for its newest exhibition, "The Maine Story," Friday, Aug. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition includes 120 works in a wide variety of media by 90 Maine artists, including a number from the Midcoast.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bangor Daily News

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The courses are designed for small business owners and staff who have responsibility for managing human resources or payroll functions.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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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

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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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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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