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  1. A company working to build a first-of-its-kind waste management plant ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Herald Gazette

    ... ends between the Municipal Review Committee, which currently represents 187 communities' trash interests, and an Orrington-based plant. More than 100 communities in Maine will stay with the committee and send their trash to Fiberight in Hampden, ...

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  2. Two seats, one contested race for CSD #13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Weekly Packet

    ... "My decades-long career in education, both as a teacher and administrator, my previous school board experience in Orrington and my present experience on the school board, as well as a genuine desire to do all that I can to improve our school system ...

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  3. Here's what 3 feet of snow looks like in Maine right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Boston.com

    ... homeowners had to get creative #mewx #weatherauthority @WGME pic.twitter.com/DhEc4etca8 A yardstick was enough in Orrington, ME last night, but 3 locations in Maine picked up 40" of #snow . (Photo: Marlene Martin Spencer) #Orson ...

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  4. Recent research sheds light on heron woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Bangor Daily News

    ... great blue herons. They outfitted each with a nickname and a GPS collar. "Sedgey" is a male that was trapped in Orrington's Sedgeunkedunk Stream. Another male named "Snark" was also captured there. "Cornelia" was snagged at the New Gloucester Fish ...

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  5. Stonington to reorganize recycling operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Island Ad-Vantages

    ... tipping fee and selectmen have discussed ways to reduce costs since they made the decision to stick with the Orrington trash-to-energy facility. "We're hoping this will make it easier for people to recycle," said Selectman Evelyn Duncan. "This will ...

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  6. Stonington to reorganize recycling operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    ... tipping fee and selectmen have discussed ways to reduce costs since they made the decision to stick with the Orrington trash-to-energy facility. "We're hoping this will make it easier for people to recycle," said Selectman Evelyn Duncan. "This will ...

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  7. Picture of the Past 1/19/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Fred Hardin of Orrington, a troop greeter for about two years, listens to Bion Foster, the outgoing chairman of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, as he recognizes the dedication of the troop greeters and reads letters from thankful soldiers at the Chamber's annual dinner in Bangor in 2005. Thank you for reading your 4 free articles this month.

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  8. Older Mainers build bone strength and camaraderie in this free, volunteer-led programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... The program is intended for area seniors to have a regular exercise routine. Judy Leighton (foreground), 70, of Orrington, participates in the Bone Builders class exercise at the The Heritage apartments in Brewer Wednesday. The program is intended ...

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  9. Former Unity Raceway manager joins Speedway 95 staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    This weekend marks the unofficial start to the auto racing season with the 29th annual Northeast Motorsports Expo at the Augusta Civic Center. Orrington native Nick Huff, a graphic designer who had leased Unity Raceway from Ralph and Nancy Nason the last two seasons, has been added to the administrative roster at Speedway 95. "He will be in charge of the drivers.

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  10. Changes afoot for Curran HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    One hundred years ago, when the Curran family began operating a subsistence farm near Fields Pond, they couldn't have imagined their ordinary way of life would one day be the subject of a living history museum that brings Girl Scouts, blacksmith students and many others to their farmhouse doors. Nor could they have imagined that their homestead would one day connect rural Orrington with Newfield, a small York County town that is home to the 19th Century Willowbrook Village.

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  11. Maine has ice earlier this year, but people should exercise cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... gear on Swan Lake, Jan. 25, 2016. The mild weather drew him out, but the fish weren't biting. Steve Burtt of Orrington tries his luck ice fishing on Brewer Lake on Jan. 6, 2016. Burtt said he drilled a hole through 3 or 4 inches of ice, but the ice ...

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  12. Five Town CSD assistant superintendent to depart at end of school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    Gary Gonyar, the Five Town Community School District and School Administrative District 28 assistant superintendent, will be stepping down from his post at the end of the school year. Gonyar, of Orrington, has accepted a superintendent's position in Hermon.

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  13. Maine designers talk the ridiculousness of fashion 'rules'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... "How horrible to dress according to what some lists is saying is right or wrong," Shyka said recently from his Orrington studio. "Style is absolutely up to the individual and their comfort level [because] if a person feels comfortable with what they ...

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  14. Farnsworth Museum exhibit showcases 'Disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and longtime resident of the Midcoast, and a colorful, fascinating character in his own right. "The Fire at East Orrington," a large oil painting by Peirce, depicts a 1940 fire at the Crook family dairy farm in East Orrington, in which Brewer ...

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  15. Free Talk: Mercury in Penobscot SedimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition hosts free presentation by Dianne Kopec, research biologist for the Penobscot River Mercury Study, on its findings of harmful levels of mercury in sediment of the river and upper Penobscot Bay, attributed to now-closed HoltraChem of Orrington.

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  16. Orrington native named NHCC Blue Jacket of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    GOOSE CREEK, South Carolina - An Orrington, Maine, native recently received one of the most prestigious military honors as she was selected as "Blue Jacket of the Year." Navy Seaman Brianna Grindle, a 2013 graduate of Brewer High School, was named the 2016 Bluejacket of the Year for Naval Health Clinic Charleston, located at Joint Base Charleston - Naval Weapons Station, South Carolina, where she has been stationed since 2015.

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  17. Festival of Lights parade gets Bangor into the holiday spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... provided by criminal justice students at Eastern Maine Community College, Narofsky said. Dustin Gray, 28, of Orrington was pretty sure that his daughter, 2-year-old Khloe Gray, had the best seat along the route,his shoulders. She did seem captivated ...

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  18. Some End-of-the-Month Observations on the BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... one available, to work in Bangor. Imagine a fleet of small commuter buses serving, say, Dedham, Holden, Hermon, Orrington and Winterport, for starters. These buses would connect with the Community Connector at the outer edges of its existing routes, ...

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  19. Lasagna dinner and youth Christmas pageant at East Orrington churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A lasagna dinner and a youth Christmas pageant will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. Dinner will be held at 5 p.m. with lasagna, pasta, salads, rolls, desserts and beverages for $8.

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  20. PERC among Governor's Environmental Excellence Award winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Republican Journal

    Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. of Orrington is one of three Maine businesses and an individual announced Nov. 23 as recipients of the 2016 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.

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