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  • Published
    March 12, 2014

    Nomination papers available Monday in Milford

    Nomination papers for Milford’s municipal elections will be available as of this Monday, March 17. On Mondays the town office is ordinarily closed for business, but it will be open the 17th to allow those interested in taking out papers to do so. Papers are due by by 6 p.m. on April 28, which also […]

  • Published
    March 8, 2014

    Independent tests deem water safe to drink

    ORONO/VEAZIE – Levels of a possible carcinogenic in the Orono-Veazie water supply were deemed last month to be safe at several new test facilities in Veazie. The Orono-Veazie Water District has been having problems with trihalomethanes (THMs) in the water supply for the two towns on and off for years, Chlorine is used to treat […]

  • Published
    March 6, 2014

    Women of the World meeting

    Women of the World will meet on Monday,March 10 at noon at the Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main Street, Orono. The featured theme is Southern USA. The menu will be Oven Fried Chicken, Baked Ham and Buttermilk biscuits, Deviled Eggs, Cornbread, Greens, Cheese grits, Coleslaw, Pecan Pie and Mississippi Mud Pie Volunteers are needed […]

  • Published
    March 5, 2014

    Penobscot Times preview, March 6, 2014

    In this week’s Penobscot Times: The Old Town High School boys basketball team wins the State  Class B title; a fire at an apartment building on French Island remains under investigation; profiles of candidates for municipal office in Orono; and much, much more. Pick up your copy of the Times today for all the details!

  • Published
    March 4, 2014

    OTHS class of ’84 to hold reunion

    The OTHS Class of 1984 is planning for its 30th reunion, which will be held on Saturday, July 26 at 7 p.m. at the Boomhouse Restaurant in Old Town. There will be a light buffet, music, door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle, with proceeds going to Victory Field renovations. A $20 cover charge will be […]

  • Published
    February 28, 2014

    OTHS boys win Class B state basketball title!!!!

    The Old Town boys basketball team just won its first state championship since 1991, steamrolling Poland 64-39 in the Class final. Congratulations, Coyotes….See next week’s Penobscot Times for details!

  • Published
    February 27, 2014

    Times holding Pets on Parade photo contest

    Everybody loves cute pet photos – and we want to see the best of yours! For the month of March the Penobscot Times will be holding a Pets on Parade photo contest; we ask that readers send their best shots of their pets to editor Greg Fish through March 31 at gfish@thepenobscottimes.com. We then will publish […]

  • Published
    February 26, 2014

    UMaine faculty, students offer lab to support National History Day participants

    Faculty and graduate students in the University of Maine’s History Department will offer an informal History Lab to provide one-on-one support for students, teachers and parents who are working on a National History Day (NHD) research project. The drop-in History Lab will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 in the computer classroom on […]

  • Published
    February 26, 2014

    Penobscot Times preview, Feb. 27, 2014

    In this week’s Penobscot Times: The Old Town High School boys basketball team wins the Eastern Maine Class B title; the Old Town City Council passes a moratorium on marijuana dispensaries and cultivation; Penobscot Indian Nation Chief Kirk Francis calls for an investigation of Maine Attorney General Janet Mills; and much, much more. Pick up […]

  • Published
    February 25, 2014

    Vote for Melmed for Play of the Week

    Old Town High School’s Garvey Melmed has been nominated for WABI’s high school basketball Play of the Week. You can vote for him by going to http://wabi.tv/category/sports/play-of-the-week/.