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  1. Paper mill closures, energy unease slowed Maine's economic recovery in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    Tom Pelkey, 57 of Orland, rolls up this safety strap before unloading his load of logs at the Verso Paper Mill Oct. 9 in Bucksport. Pelkey, a self-employed logger and hauler, says he can't make a living hauling to Jay with his small truck once the Verso Paper Mill closes.

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  2. 'It has definitely restored my faith in humanity:' Orland family...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Jennifer Jacques helps put her daughter Asha Kirkland's hair into pigtails while her other daughter, Aria Tapman, 6, watches in their Itty Bitty House in Orland on Saturday. Aria Tapman, 6, plays with one of her cats Saturday in her family's Itty Bitty House in Orland.

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  3. Two Orland residents facing heroin trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Sun Journal

    Maine Drug Enforcement Agency officers with the assistance of the Hancock County Sheriff's Department arrested 36-year-old Gorham Clifton after seizing 72 grams of heroin with an estimated street value of $10,000 from his home. Agents also charged Naomi Thomas, who also lives in the home.

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  4. One arrested, one charged as drug agents seize heroin from Orland residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Gorham Clifton is facing a charge of trafficking in Schedule W drugs after 72 grams of heroin with a value of $10,000 were seized, according to MDEA Commander Peter Arno. In addition to Clifton's arrest, Naomi Thomas, 25, who was living at the residence with Clifton, was summoned on the same charge but not arrested, according to Arno.

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  5. Daniel Bunker of Bucksport earns rank of Eagle ScoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Daniel Bunker of Boy Scout Troop 102 in Orland was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout by Scoutmaster David Burgess on Dec. 7. Danny is the youngest son of Tim and Elizabeth Bunker of Bucksport. Their son Dylan also earned his Eagle badge earlier this year.

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  6. Man sought as suspect in Sunday Bucksport pharmacy robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... according to the police department's press release. "He was last seen traveling east on Route 1 towards the Bucksport/Orland town line." Officers with the local police department and with the Hancock County Sheriff's Department responded to the ...

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  7. Holly Berry Fair continues local crafting traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Weekly Packet

    ... Medical Board, and she established a hospital in Angola during her time performing medical missionary work abroad. in Orland, the Tree of Life food pantry in Blue Hill, Hancock County Habitat for Humanity and Doctors Without Borders. Members of the ...

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  8. Accused ringleader of Bucksport-area drug dealing group indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    An Orland man who police say oversaw a major prescription drug distribution ring in the Bucksport area was one of 16 people indicted last week in Hancock County. Michael W. Clark, 29, was indicted Dec. 4 on one Class A charge of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs and on three Class B charges of unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs.

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  9. YESTERDAY aRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... will be completed shortly after Christmas, was a $500,000 surplus in the town's fund balance, Deschene said. ORLAND - When Aubrey Ayer was a boy growing up in Orland his family never put up outdoor holiday lights. They had Christmas, but it was a ...

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  10. Today is the Day involved in van crash, cancel tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Brooklynvegan

    ... car that had collided with another car. My dear friend and TITD merch man Trevor and I had just left my home in Orland, Maine after a 4 day Thanksgiving break in between tours. We had just completed 50 + Shows since October 7th, both Headlining and ...

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  11. Ellsworth attorney publishes first bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Attorney Roberta Kuriloff, partner in the law firm of Jones, Kuriloff & Sargent, and resident of Orland, has published her first book, "Everything Special, Living Joy." It is about how we look at life: the glass half-empty or half-full.

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  12. Beryle E. AmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Bangor Daily News

    ... on March 16, 1924 the daughter of Burleigh and Josephine Snowman, the fifth of seven children. She went to school in Orland and graduated from Bucksport High in 1934. On July 23, 1944 she married the love of her life Frederick L. Ames. Beryle ...

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  13. Fire started in hay bales levels home in PenobscotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    What started as a small blaze in hay bales stacked in a garage turned into a raging fire on Dale's Lane on November 21 that destroyed the sole residence on the private drive. Fire departments from Penobscot, Brooksville, Blue Hill, Brooklin, Castine, Orland and Sedgwick responded to the call for assistance from the Regional Communications Center in Ellsworth shortly after 5 p.m., which also placed the Deer Isle fire department on standby.

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  14. Elizabeth "Betty" (Grant) SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... daughter Martha Malanowski and husband Jeff of Cleveland, TN, daughter Cynthia French and husband Phillip of Orland, daughter Winona Smith of UAE, son Boyd Smith and wife Maria of Rockland, daughter Valerie Short and husband Gary of Liberty, son Don ...

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  15. Elizabeth 'Betty' Grant SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Republican Journal

    ... daughter Martha Malanowski and husband Jeff of Cleveland, Tenn., daughter Cynthia French and husband Phillip of Orland, daughter Winona Smith of UAE, son Boyd Smith and wife Maria of Rockland, daughter Valerie Short and husband Gary of Liberty, son ...

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  16. Federal officials mark 125 years of breeding salmon in OrlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Fisheries biologist Denise Buckley holds up a salmon for her colleague Dan Tozier to scan its tag at the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in East Orland. Atlantic salmon bound for the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in Orland in the late 1890s.

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  17. Cooking locally-sourced Thanksgiving easier than ever in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Broad breasted white turkeys at the Happy Town Farm in Orland. Paul Volckhausen and his wife, Karen, started the certified organic farm 33 years ago, where they raise turkeys' pigs, sheep, hens and grow vegetables and flowers.

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  18. Shawn Mercer to perform at First Friday Coffeehouse at Northeast Harbor LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... has about ten minutes. Our featured program for the month of December is Shawn Mercer, singer /songwriter from Orland, Maine, accompanying himself on the guitar. Shawn lives with his wife and four children on a homestead in the woods, about a ...

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  19. Prospect NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... the same menu and a 50/50 at the door. See you there. I was saddened to read of Carl Warmen's passing. He lived in Orland but for many years, he and his family lived here in Town. We went to the one room Marsh School House and then we entered ...

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  20. UM-Augusta offers accelerated bachelor's degree to millworkers affected by Verso closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Over 40 employers and training providers were present at a job fair organized for the millworkers who will be laid off from the Bucksport Verso Paper mill in a couple of weeks. The event was held at the Orland Consolidated School Thursday afternoon.

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