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  • Published
    February 5, 2014

    Penobscot Times preview, Feb.6, 2014

    In this week’s Penobscot Times: Secrets to living to be 100; why dropping eggs on the floor of a grocery store is never a good idea; local officials urge that municipal revenue sharing be restored; local sports roundups; and much more. Pick up your copy of the Times today for all the details!

  • Published
    February 2, 2014

    Share your photos!

    We at The Penobscot Times want our new website to be interactive with the community, and we encourage you to send your best photos our way, whether they’re scenic shots, sports, fun family times, wildlife, or whatever – we’ll put them up on the website for visitors to enjoy, and we may even use the […]

  • Published
    January 26, 2014

    Benefit dinner for Jim Comeau

    OLD TOWN – A benefit supper will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 for cancer victim Jim Comeau at American Legion Post 75, 20 Water Street. The menu includes spaghetti with sauce, cole slaw, rolls, coffee and desserts. The cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12, and free for […]

  • Published
    January 23, 2014

    Penobscot Times preview, Jan. 23, 2014

    In this week’s Penobscot Times, you can learn about a proposed apartment complex in Orono that would house 1,000 students. There is also a look at the Maine Department of Transportation’s planned local road projects for 2014-16, news on what caused a flood in the basement of city hall, information for local brides, high school […]

  • Published
    January 23, 2014

    Brunswick Street closure ends

    OLD TOWN – A section of Brunswick Street by the police station that had been closed to traffic for more than two weeks is now reopened. That section, about 300 feet long, had been closed because of concerns over the structural integrity of part of a wall being torn down at the former Old Town […]

  • Published
    January 20, 2014

    Free tax help available

    Professor Steve Colburn and students from the University of Maine Business School will offer free tax assistance at the Orono Public Library on Fridays from noon-3 p.m. on Fridays from January 31-April 11 (except March 6 and 13). Please make an appointment by calling 581-1982 and bring all of the necessary paperwork at the time […]

  • Published
    January 17, 2014

    New auction house opening

    Trimm’s Auction House will have their first auction on Saturday, January 25 starting at 5 p.m., with a preview at 3 p.m. At the auction will be Antiques, Collectibles, Sporting Goods, Jewelry, Dolls, Toys, Black Powder Firearms, and much more! Trimm’s Auction House is located on Route 43 in Alton, 3 and 1/2 miles west of I-95’s […]

  • Published
    January 16, 2014

    Free ice fishing day for kids still a go

    Recent warm weather will not stop the Maine Youth Fish and Game Association from holding its annual free ice fishing day for kids this Saturday, Jan. 18 at its clubhouse on Pickerel Pond from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. MYFGA officials said Thursday they had checked conditions at the pond, and there is still ten inches of […]

  • Published
    January 15, 2014

    Nomination paper reminder

    Nomination papers are due next week for the March 11 municipal elections in Orono. There are two three-year terms opening up on the town council. The terms of Geoff Gordon and Cindy Mehnert are expiring. On RSU 26’s board of directors, there are two openings as well. The terms of Lisa Buck and Jacob Eckert are expiring. […]

  • Published
    January 9, 2014

    In FOCUS features on the community

    If you haven’t checked out the first story in our six-part multimedia documentary series Penobscot Times: In FOCUS, please do so today! We appreciate all the support for the series thus far and hope to bring you more solid stories of those people and events that shape our local community. Also, please stay tuned for updates regarding the […]