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  1. Dedham house destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    A two-story raised ranch home on Jellison Hill Road was gutted by fire early Friday morning, according to officials. Firefighters from Dedham, Ellsworth, Holden, Orrington and Eddington were sent to battle the blaze that was called in about 4 a.m., Dedham Fire Chief Craig Shane said.

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  2. UMaine team hired to study whether 'Trashanol' will work in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... , which is being planned as a possible alternative to Penobscot Energy Recovery Co., a waste-to-energy plant in Orrington. The MRC is a nonprofit formed in 1991 to address the garbage disposal interests of a group of towns that now totals 187 ...

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  3. Old Town woman dies of injuries from I-95 rollover accident in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... News. Myndie D. Davis, 31, died Wednesday. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Calvary Chapel in Orrington. Davis was driving south at about 3:30 p.m. Feb. 9, when her 2000 Ford Focus drifted out of the passing lane toward the median ...

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  4. Orrington working to add sidewalks, crosswalks in village centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Bangor Daily News

    If all goes to plan, a developing part of the community will be served with sidewalks and crosswalks as part of the North Orrington Village Plan. Pedestrian safety along a roughly mile-long stretch of Route 15 - from the Brewer line to Rabbits Run Road - was identified in the village plan as one of the community's top priorities, Ron Harriman, the town's economic development consultant, said in a telephone interview the day after Tuesday's hearing.

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  5. Maine woman gets ten years in DUI death - but prison time is delayed due to pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Daily Mail

    Maine woman, 34, gets ten years in DUI car death of her friend - but prison time is delayed due to her pregnancy A pregnant woman sentenced to jail time for a DUI conviction involving the death of her friend will be allowed to stay out of prison until the birth of her baby. Sarah Courtney, 34, from Orrington, Maine, was sentenced to ten years in prison after pleading no contest to manslaughter and aggravated criminal operating under the influence of intoxicants.

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  6. Tax-acquired parcels rebid in StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Weekly Packet

    ... to bring the dumpster to Stonington, the town would have to pay to transport it and dump it at the facility in Orrington. They also worried that the operation would complicate billing operations. The key concern, however, was that there would be no ...

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  7. Tax-acquired parcels to be rebid in StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Weekly Packet

    ... to bring the dumpster to Stonington, the town would have to pay to transport it and dump it at the facility in Orrington. They also worried that the operation would complicate billing operations. The key concern, however, was that there would be no ...

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  8. DEP's landfill rejection an enforcement exercise, but Maine will need a landfill solution soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Bangor Daily News

    ... request. Even as the committee plans its move away from use of the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. incinerator in Orrington in 2018, the 187 towns and cities the committee represents will need a long-term solution for the waste that can't be recycled ...

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  9. Rockland pipeline project aims to reduce dump odorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Bangor Daily News

    ... imited largely to demolition debris. Regular trash is sent to the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company incinerator in Orrington.

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  10. Chick growers compete at 4-H show and auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Hartselle Enquirer

    ... Island Red - Jake Cantrell, first; Haley Owens, second; and Abi Badger, third; Americana - Kane Hogan, first; Buff Orrington - Emily Melton, first; Barred Plymouth Rock - Alison Melon, first; Mixed Pen - Raven Johnson, first; Overall Pen - Jake ...

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  11. Taking stock of Bucksport's assets and moving forward after Verso shuts downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Bangor Daily News

    ... policy environment? We need to change the policy and build on our assets. I have always maintained Bucksport and Orrington are blessed with good local leadership and great economic assets. Our location in the center of Maine, on the Penobscot River, ...

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  12. David PackerRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Northern Michigan News

    David Packer of Orrington, Maine, formerly of Cadillac and Boon, passed away Thursday morning October 2, 2014, in Maine. He was 97. He was born September 1, 1917, in Yale, Michigan, to Fred and Jean Packer, and they preceded him in death.

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  13. Orrington family of 4 pursues passion, sport togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Bangor Daily News

    ... together at least once a week and is very involved in the local rock climbing community. Jeremy Robichaud of Orrington spots his 8-year-old son, Elmer, while he boulders in New York. The Robichaud family climbs together at least once a week and is ...

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  14. The Art of Capturing Aurora: An interview with photographer Jeremy GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Imaging Resource

    ... them in their full glory for the rest of us to see. Jeremy Gray is one of these adventurous souls, hailing from Orrington, Maine, which is fortunately well within the auroral viewing band. His nature and landscape photography first came to my ...

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  15. Orrington working to clean up derelict properties, manager saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Bangor Daily News

    Local officials are waiting for the legal green light needed in order to begin the cleanup of three properties belonging to residents who are deceased. At issue are houses at 5 and 12 Baker Lane and lot 32B, a land parcel, according to town documents.

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  16. Final points races to roll at Speedway 95 on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... car counts, either," said Merritt . Steuben's Brenton Parritt w ill take a comfortable 77-point lead over Orrington's John Kalel Jr. into the battle for the Late Model points title; Glenburn's D.C. Alexander leads Skowhegan's Kris Matchett by 46 in ...

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  17. 'It has been humbling beyond belief': Community rallies after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... through the same sentiment and faced the same internal questions after Robert Carlson, former pastor of the East Orrington Congregational Church and president of Penobscot Community Health Care, jumped from a bridge three years ago amid an ...

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  18. Landfill denial a 'step backward' but MRC still working to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... because disposal costs are expected to double at the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co., a waste-to-energy plant in Orrington now in use by the group, once a contract with Emera Maine expires in 2018. "The department found that there is sufficient ...

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  19. Maine Department of Environmental Protection denies proposal for Argyle landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Bangor Daily News

    ... because the existing contract with Penobscot Energy Recovery Co., which operates a waste-to-energy plant in Orrington, and Emera Maine expires in 2018, and without a new site, area residents would see an increased cost. Maine DEP encouraged the ...

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  20. Proposed landfill project gets cool reception at Sangerville forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Bangor Daily News

    ... recapped the history of his organization's involvement with the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company since the Orrington waste-to-energy plant opened in 1988. PERC was troubled from the beginning, according to Lounder, since its performance was below ...

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