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  1. Orrington-Veazie burglary ring participant to spend 5 years behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    One of the five people charged in connection with an April 2014 burglary ring involving mostly nighttime break-ins at homes in Veazie, Orrington and Bangor was sentenced Thursday to spend five years behind bars. William C. Cushman, 23, of Brewer pleaded guilty in November to 32 charges - 15 felony burglaries, three felony thefts, 12 misdemeanor theft charges, burglary of a motor vehicle and felony possession of a firearm by a felon.

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  2. Sharon (Webster) MaheuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Maheu of Bucksport; son, Greg Lawson and wife Tricia of Bangor; two daughters, Melissa Adams and husband Scott of Orrington and Melanie Whited and husband Jonathan of Minot; 4 granddaughters, Haylee, Katelyn, Chloe, and Brookelyn. She is also ...

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  3. Introducing The 'Bass' is yet to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bangor Daily News

    I started at three and a half years old, catching creek chub in the ditches that ran by the big farm house across the road in Orrington, Maine where I grew up. From there, I was on to bigger and better ponds, lakes, and rivers.

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  4. Bucksport man pleads not guilty to charges stemming from fatal Orrington hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Sun Journal

    ... whose arraignment was conducted by Judge John Lucy via video conference, was driving south Sept. 13 on Route 15 in Orrington when his Dodge sedan failed to slow down and struck an SUV driven by Robin Rie, 59, of Brewer, according to a previously ...

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  5. Driver involved in fatal Orrington hit-and-run crash indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bangor Daily News

    A Bucksport man who was involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Orrington last fall was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury on manslaughter, aggravated operating under the influence and other charges, according to Penobscot County District Attorney R. Christopher Almy. Marc Sparks, 29, who was arrested Wednesday, is being held at Penobscot County Jail on $25,000 cash bail, a jail official confirmed.

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  6. Hunting, fishing popularity growing among womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Houston Chronicle

    ... in hunting trips has made itself felt at Downeast Hunts, a hunting camp, outfitter and sports show exhibitor from Orrington, Maine, said saleswoman Diane Jordan . Although the company hasn't compiled any statistics on the number of its female ...

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  7. 4th Annual Bangor YMCA Tri for the Y Sprint TriathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Bangor Daily News

    The Bangor YMCA is excited to be hosting its Annual Tri for the Y Sprint Triathlon in Orrington on Sunday, July 19th, 2015! With triathletes coming from as far away as Wisconsin last year and the number of participating athletes growing every year, the Bangor YMCA expects a bigger turn out than ever before! The Bangor YMCA is honored and proud to have Twin City Family Medicine as the Title Sponsor for this special event. Bangor YMCA Triathletes will be at the Brewer Lake Boat Launch at 8:00am for this fun event to help raise funds for the Bangor YMCA.

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  8. Patricia Ellen FournierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Michelle Jordan and husband Darryl and Melanie Garansuay of San Antonio, TX, Tracy Pinkham and husband Patrick of Orrington, Jaime Grass of Ocala, FL, and Kimberly Grass and Mickey Mitton of Brewer; eleven great-grandchildren. In addition to her ...

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  9. Bangor's water rate may increase this summer in order to fix aging pipelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... comes as the water district anticipates the loss of its largest customer, the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company in Orrington, which consumed 137.79 million gallons of water last year. The Municipal Review Committee, a group representing the trash ...

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  10. Maine residents showing dogs at Westminster receive mixed resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Randy Limitone and A. Woodard, did not make the final cut on Tuesday. Beatrice, owned by Elizabeth O'Roak of Orrington, R. Limitone and L. Geyer-Limitone, and shown by O'Roak, was one of 13 Parson Russell terriers in the ring under Judge Andrew ...

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  11. Snow drought caused men to hustle a century agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... dealer Neil E. Newman, who had about 20,000 cords of pulpwood cut "on various operations around Bangor, in Orrington, Burlington and other places, which are awaiting the coming of snow in order to be hauled to the cars and then taken to the mills." ...

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  12. Beatrice of Orrington among Maine pups to compete at Westminster Dog ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Beatrice, a Parson Russell Terrier, and her owner, Elizabeth O'Roak, are headed to to compete in the Westminster dog show in New York City. Buy Photo Elizabeth O'Roak gives Beatrice, her Parson Russell Terrier, a kiss at her home in Orrington Thursday.

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  13. VFW to hold 117th anniversary tribute to USS MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Bangor Daily News

    ... commander, Department of Maine, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. The Rev. Carl Schreib of East Orrington Congregational Church will give the invocation and benediction. Bangor High School Band will provide music; and the Bangor High ...

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  14. Judy Anne BoyceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Feb. 23, 1942, to Peggy and Arthur Bridgham of Bangor. She attended Bangor schools and lived most of her life in Orrington. Anyone who knew Judy, knows of her love for all furry animals, with cats being her favorite. She would take in strays to give ...

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  15. Talking to older patients about driving a challenge for doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Bangor Daily News

    Glendon Rand, 80, of Orrington drives his Mercury Sable LS from his home to Brewer to have lunch with Orrington town manager and friend Carl Young in this 2008 BDN file photo. "Most seniors are good drivers," said Rand, who received his driver's license at age 24. "There are some who shouldn't be on the road if they have dementia problems and the like."

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  16. Cool as Ice Local home-schooled students learn an old method of harvestingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... from communities throughout York County and beyond. At right is Bruce Bowden, the director of the Curran Museum in Orrington, who taught the students about the old-fashioned practice of harvesting ice. (photo by CJ Pike) Director Bruce Bowden, of ...

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  17. Group representing 187 Maine municipalities inks development deal for Hampden waste handling facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Bangor Daily News

    ... plant in Hampden that would replace the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. , a waste-to-energy plant in Orrington where member communities' trash is sent to be burned and made into electricity. The Municipal Review Committee is a nonprofit organization ...

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  18. Income tax check-off helps build library book selections during lean budget timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Bangor Daily News

    ... collection of reading materials held by other participating libraries," said Audrey Snowden, librarian at the Orrington Public Library. "It allows us to continue providing good service to patrons during a time when we might not have a lot of ...

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  19. James "Web" Clark Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... step-sons, Jeffrey Getchell and Timothy Getchell both of Newburg; sisters, Sally Downing of Conn., Joan Goody of Orrington; a brother, Sonny Clark and wife Marcia of Brewer; eleven grandchildren with a special granddaughter, Chelsea Emery and ...

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  20. Public supper at Orrington churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A public baked bean supper will be held 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. Menu will include baked beans, hot dogs, casseroles and pie.

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