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    July 12, 2019

    Tickets on sale for ‘Next to Normal’

    Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness.

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    July 12, 2019

    Orono man sought after chase, motorcycle crash

    Brandon Kahl has eluded police since a chase and accident on July 4.

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    July 12, 2019

    Byers building gets grant for exterior improvements

    The town of Orono has received a Micro-Enterprise Assistance Grant Program for $45,000 from the state’s Community Development  Block Grant program.

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    July 12, 2019

    Novel Jazz Septet at Riverfront Park

    The band’s mission is to share the music and stories of two giants of jazz who wrote some 3000 compositions over their musical careers,

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    July 12, 2019

    Maine doctors writing fewer opioid prescriptions

    Since 2013, Maine opioid prescriptions have fallen by 41.5 percent, according to recently released statistics.

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    July 12, 2019

     Promoting clean energy and good, high-paying jobs

    Maine has long been a leader in clean energy, but there are opportunities for us to promote this growing field while preserving our heritage industries.

  • Published
    July 5, 2019

    RV camping volunteers wanted at Maine Forest and Logging Museum

    Enjoy the beautiful location while helping share history with visitors, keeping the grounds open and generally assisting with events and access to the buildings for visitors.

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    July 5, 2019

    Orono High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

    Grade 12, high honors:  Francesca Bardazzi, Kathryn Brayson, Ethan Carroll, Samuel Cartwright, Nhan Chau, Benjamin Cobo-Lewis, Avery Colligan-Wild, Madison Culina, Marius de Lannee, Daisy Drinkert, Theodore Erikson, Kell Fremouw, Bailey Gifford, Kwangmin Kim, Camille Kohtala, Dylan Madden, Nathan Manaker, Molly McCluskey, Elijah McGill, Lauren-Ashley Melanson, Abigail Morin, Joel Paul, Connor Robertson, Ryan Shorette, Sophia Silwal, […]

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    July 5, 2019

    Wrapping it up – a session in review

    It was an interesting session marked by both conflict and camaraderie, but we managed to pass some good laws that will benefit Maine people.

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    July 5, 2019

    Approved Orono budget down 1 percent

    Assuming the estimated valuation for the town holds, the projected tax rate for FY2020 will be $26.68, which is 32 cents lower – about 1.2 percent – than the previous fiscal year.

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