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Proposed quarry sparks controversy

The Orono Planning Board is scheduled to meet December 18th, hear public comment and possibly make a decision on whether to allow a quarry site at the end of Kelly Road to be expanded. In June, landowner Dan Lapointe and quarry operator Thornton Quarries submitted an application under the town’s land use laws to commence … Continue reading


  • Orono Parks & Rec is looking for soccer coaches.  If you know anything about soccer, and would be willing to coach a grade 2-3 or grade 4-5 team, call 866-5065.
  • Show your support for children affected by Motochondrial disease by attending the MitoAction Energy Walk Sept. 14 at the Bangor Mall.  Click Here to learn more.
  • The Orono Historical Society is leading a walking tour of its downtown area on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 2:00 p.m. "The Heart of Orono" tour will provide interesting information on the history of various businesses and sites in the downtown area. The tour will take approximately 1 1/2 hours. Participants must register in advance due to limited space. For more information or to sign up, contact Mary Anne Eason at 941-9727 or at
  • Authorities have decided not to press charges against the driver who killed a paving worker on Forest Avenue in May, according to this report.
  • Click here to view footage of Wednesday's "Concert in the Park" at Webster Park.  Thanks to Susan Whitmore.
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