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  1. Word from the Woods: Salmon, peak-bagging and ploversRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... for the species, considering the pursuit a waste of time. But not Hunter Pate, nor his family and friends. The Orrington 18-year-old keeps trying, and every so often, his mom, Sue Pate, sends a dispatch from the river, telling me how the fishing has ...

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  2. Yvon BouchardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    ... - St. Teresa's in Brewer. He will be greatly missed by his 4 sons, Guy and wife Kathy, Gilman and wife Martha of Orrington, Donald of Old Orchard Beach, and Nelson and wife Charlene of Rockville, CT; a daughter Joy and husband Pete of Sanford, FL; a ...

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  3. Stripers in the Penobscot? You betRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Hunter Pate of Orrington shows off a striped bass he caught recently off his family's dock on the Penobscot River. Pate, his family and friends had caught 39 stripers over a six-day span.

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  4. Vehicle fire in Brewer knocked down quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... minutes of crews arriving and no injuries were reported, according to Tourtillotte. Firefighters from Brewer and Orrington responded. An Emera Maine crew also responded for precautionary measures due to power lines being directly above the vehicle, ...

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  5. Historians to present Barbour's BoatyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Island Ad-Vantages

    ... and owner of the Wiswell Farm and Greenhouses, a working family farm. He is currently the vice-president of the Orrington Historical Society and has served as president of the organization in the past. He and his daughter are the sixth and seventh ...

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  6. HoltraChem site cleanup in Orrington enters second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Bangor Daily News

    ... going to be ongoing operations and maintenance going on on that property for quite some time," Ladner said. Orrington Town Manager Paul White said earlier this month that the town hopes to redevelop the site once the cleanup is completed. Last year, ...

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  7. 'How do I pay a lobster?': Panel to study ridding Penobscot of mercuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... outside the Federal Building in Bangor on Wednesday. Buy Photo The site of the former HoltraChem facility in Orrington is seen in this June 16, 2015, file photo. Buy Photo The site of the former HoltraChem facility in Orrington is seen in this June ...

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  8. Report: With repairs, PERC can last until 2035Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ORRINGTON, Maine - A Nebraska-based engineering firm hired by the majority owner of the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. to study the waste-to-energy plant's operations released a report this week stating the facility can survive for 20 more years, "provided that appropriate capital repairs and replacements are completed."

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  9. Trial on Maine mercury cleanup reaches closing argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... al Resources Defense Council say Mallinckrodt should be forced to clean up the mercury released by the now-defunct Orrington plant in the 1960s and 70s.

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  10. The latest Maine UFO sighting: OrringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Strange Maine

    ... reported, ranging from August 2014 all the way back to 1954). But it's the sighting from June, coming out of Orrington, that really catches the eye. This report also includes an eyewitness drawing, shown below. Text and image from the report are ...

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  11. Sports newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Bangor Daily News

    The Twin City Riot semi-pro men's football team practice and player recruiting will take place 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays at Stillwater Park. ORRINGTON - The youth area Lion of Judah tackle football camp for boys age 8 to 15 will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 29 to July 3, at Calvary Chapel Field.

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  12. Barbour Family and its boatyard will be topic of Wilson Museum presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... local historian and owner of the Wiswell Farm and Greenhouses, a working family farm. He is vice-president of the Orrington Historical Society and has served as president of the organization in the past. Wiswell and his daughter are the sixth and ...

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  13. Lillian Jane GliddenRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Bangor Daily News

    Lillian Jane Glidden, 91, beloved wife of Robert E. Glidden of Orrington, passed away June 12, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was born Jan. 26, 1924, in Winn, Maine, the daughter of James and Clara McGinley.

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  14. Ronald James YorkRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... who "showed him the ropes" of living in the woods. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at East Orrington Congregational Church on Saturday June 13th, at 2:00pm with a reception immediately following and burial at Woodlawn ...

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  15. Beth Carrera IngersollRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Beth Carrera Ingersoll, born August 13, 1977, to parents Michael and Elaine Ingersoll, died Saturday, June 6, 2015, after an extended illness. Beth attended Orrington schools and graduated from Brewer high in 1995.

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  16. Nikon P900 Shooter's Report: It can zoom a country mile, but how does it actually perform?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | The Imaging Resource

    ... look into the P900's overall performance. Our reviewer Jeremy Gray has now spent several weeks in the wilds of Orrington, Maine with the P900 and has put it through its performance paces in his Nikon P900 Shooter's Report . Does the overall ...

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  17. Sixth annual Coastal Mustang Cruise, Show and Track DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Participating owners will be cruising from Darling's Ford in Bangor, down I-95 South, to I-395, through Brewer, Orrington, Bucksport, then up through Frankfort, returning to Winterport Dragway between Winterport Dragway will host an afternoon of ...

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  18. Four Candidates Run for Waldoboro Select BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Lincoln County News

    ... to a pay-as-you-throw system for trash. "We're literally burning up money when we have it trucked up and burned at Orrington," Butler said. Changing to a pay-as-you-throw system would hopefully make transfer station users more aware of what they ...

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  19. Orrington elects selectmen, school board member, OKs town, school budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Bangor Daily News

    ... budget reflects an increase of nearly 4 percent, while $445,784 county tax is up by 6.2 percent, according to Orrington's annual report. White said the 2015-16 municipal budget, which totals $2,569,816, is 1.12 percent lower than this year's budget. ...

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  20. Four Candidates Run for Waldoboro Select BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Lincoln County News

    ... to a pay-as-you-throw system for trash. "We're literally burning up money when we have it trucked up and burned at Orrington," Butler said. Changing to a pay-as-you-throw system would hopefully make transfer station users more aware of what they ...

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