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  1. Tri for Y attains fundraising goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    The 104 participants in the Tri for the Y raised $15,000, reaching the goal for the fundraiser, at the event on July 19 at Brewer Lake in Orrington. The overall top male finisher was Jayson Seaman of New Hampshire with a time of 01:08:35.7, who has won the event every year except for last year.

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  2. Brewer woman earns national flower show judge certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    ... picture, that it is one of six in the Garden Club Federation of Maine's Penobscot Region - Brewer, Hampden, Milo, Orrington, Sebasticook in Newport and Veazie - prompted Smith to learn about and get involved in what went on in the running of all ...

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  3. Endless Yard SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | WVII

    ... stuff and seeing what they wanna do. It's fun to watch." Using a map available at nearby stores along Route 15 in Orrington, treasure seekers have the option of perusing over 70 houses in the quest for the Yard Sale holy grail of dirt cheap ...

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  4. Swedish descendants honor Monson slate miners of long agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... 2016, or $125 for a life membership, sent to Monson Historical Society, C/O Glenn Poole, 167 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington, ME 04474. The mailing address at the museum is PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464, but please use Glenn's address for memberships. ...

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  5. Orrington's Old Home Week lists events through July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The town of Orrington continues its annual Old Home Week through Sunday, July 26. Old Home Week's mission is to celebrate Orrington's rich past, vibrant present and bright future with former residents, friends and neighbors. It will showcase the best of Orrington: their colorful history, distinct villages, beautiful natural resources, excellent schools, solid businesses, numerous The Endless Yard Sale has grown into one of the most anticipated events in the region and runs from through Sunday, July 26. Thousands of treasure seekers have made Orrington the best place in the State of Maine to find the best bargains.

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  6. Meta Audrey FletcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Meta Audrey Fletcher of Zephyrhills formerly of Orrington, Maine went to be with the Lord on 7/16/2015 with her daughters by her side at home. She was a graduate of ACI.

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  7. State Street Neighborhood to host old-fashioned block partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Band concert 6:45-7:45 p.m. There will be free hot dogs, ice cream, soda and lemonade. Sam's Club and the East Orrington Congregational Church will provide free hot dogs along with Frank's Bake Shop providing the free ice cream. Activities will ...

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  8. Glenice Smith SawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Bangor Daily News

    A Memorial Celebration of Life for Glenice Evelyn Smith Sawyer, who passed away March 13, 2015, will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday July 25, 2015 at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington, ME. Committal Services at Dean Hill Cemetery in Orrington will follow the Celebration.

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  9. SGT Jason D. "JD" KaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Bangor, ME., the son of Jason R. and Elizabeth (Downs) Kane. He graduated from Calvary Chapel Christian School in Orrington in 2009. Jason joined the U.S. Army in November of 2010 and attended initial entry training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. ...

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  10. Brewer voters to revisit superintendent, board recall changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Bangor Daily News

    ... continues, according to school board chairman Kevin Forrest. Allan Snell, a former superintendent in Brewer and Orrington, has taken responsibility for the district on an interim basis. Former Brewer Superintendent Jay McIntire's time in Brewer ...

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  11. Orono council approves joining trash group's lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Bangor Daily News

    Town leaders decided Monday to become plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the majority owner of the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. in Orrington over $1.2 million spent, so far, on lobbying fees.

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  12. Bangor opens Junior League tourney with victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Bangor Daily News

    ... doubles and a single and drove in a run and Evan Andrews knocked in three runs with a pair of doubles as Brewer-Orrington topped Sebasticook. At Old Town on Saturday, Tyler McCannell delivered two runs with a pair of singles and Ethan Hayes had two ...

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  13. Gas station owner reports positive reaction to Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Bangor Daily News

    The service station owner who displayed a Confederate battle flag in response to the recent controversy surrounding the emblem says he plans to take it down Saturday. Larry Burke, 65, of Orrington raised the flag outside his business on July Fourth, alongside the American flag and POW/MIA flag.

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  14. Pet python still missing in OrringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Valerie Nason said her pet snake, Mr. Smithers, went missing shortly after a gathering at her home at 592 Johnson Mill Road on Monday. Nason said she had brought him outdoors because children who were visiting wanted to have their pictures taken with him and were playing with him and passing him around.

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  15. Fifth annual giant yard sale at Curran Homestead farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and donations of cash, goods and property are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. as part of Orrington's Old Home Week celebration and Maine's Open Farm Day. It features a salute to local farm families and this year honors Henry Wiswell ...

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  16. Distress beacon in Orrington has authorities searching riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Authorities are searching the Penobscot River near the former HoltraChem plant after receiving a marine distress beacon signal shortly after 7 a.m. As of 8:30 a.m. Captain Tim Kenney of the Orrington Fire Department said there was no sign of a watercraft in distress. Sgt. Troy Dow of the Maine Marine Patrol said there was no sign of any vessel in distress.

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  17. How Maine towns are trying to throw away less and save moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Bangor Daily News

    A trash truck driver prepares to dump his load of municipal solid waste at Penobscot Energy Recovery Company in Orrington on Sept. 17, 2009.

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  18. 4-foot python missing in OrringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... is he can survive just fine but when it gets cold, he'll be a goner. They can't survive the winter," she said. Orrington Animal Control Officer Carla Brown agreed, noting that if the temperature gets down to 50 degrees overnight, Mr. Smithers could ...

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  19. Philip Bradford EckertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Bangor Daily News

    ... serving from 1953-56, which included a Korean tour. Phil and Marguerite were owners of "Eckert's Variety" in Orrington from 1968-74, and he worked for Canteen Service in Bangor until his retirement. Since retiring, Phil's favorite pastime was being ...

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  20. The Bangor YMCA Gears Up for its 4th Annual Tri for the Y Sprint TriathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Bangor Daily News

    On Sunday, July 19th, 2015, The Bangor YMCA will be hosting its Annual Tri for the Y Sprint Triathlon along the beautiful shores of Brewer Lake in Orrington! With triathletes coming from as far away as Wisconsin last year and the number of participating athletes growing every year, The Bangor YMCA expects a bigger turn out than ever before! The Bangor YMCA is honored and proud to have Twin City Family Medicine and Gaftek as the returning Title Sponsors for this special event sanctioned by USAT. Triathletes will be at the Brewer Lake Boat Launch at 8:00am for this fun event to help raise funds for The Bangor YMCA.

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