Orono (Maine, United States)

Type: City
Name: Orono (Maine, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 44.880001
Longitude: -68.68
population: 9,423
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Spartans drop season opener at Maine

By David HallThe Virginian-Pilot© August 30, 2014ORONO, MaineDan Collins passed for 92 yards and a touchdown and Maine did just enough offensively and defensively to hold off the Norfolk State in a 10-6 season-opening win at Alfond Sports Stadium.NSU ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ryan Low to move from UMaine System office to Orono campus

The former Baldacci administration official will serve one year as vice president for administration and finance.A former Baldacci administration official working for the University of Maine System has been named the interim vice president for administration ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

John C. Cronin

Portland — John Charles Cronin, 50, died peacefully at his home Aug. 25, 2014, following a year and a half of living with cancer, surrounded by his loving family including his partner Tim Mason, and his close friends.John was one of the most remarkable, ... [Published Knox Village Soup - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Spartans are ready to see how they measure up

By David HallThe Virginian-Pilot© August 30, 2014NORFOLKLynden Trail and his Norfolk State teammates have grown sick of one another.It's nothing personal; it's just the nature of months of intrasquad workouts on the heels of a frustrating 3-9 season.A ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Orono Town Council Considering a Moratorium on Student Homes

The council could put a hold on any new student housing for the next six months.That would give the town time to decide how to regulate these developments in zoning districts which were originally for single family and two family homes.“This is something ... [Published WABI TV - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

“Maine Hello” Welcomes Thousands of New Black Bears to the University of Maine in Orono

New “Black Bears” from around the world have found their home in Orono for the next few years.“It’s really exciting, but it’s nerve-racking. It definitely made me feel much better coming in and everyone being so happy and welcoming and everything,” says ... [Published WABI TV - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Old Town man gets 10-year sentence for robbing Corinth, Orono banks

Posted Aug. 28, 2014, at 5:58 p.m.BANGOR, Maine — An Old Town man who served prison time for bank robberies in 2009 was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison in connection with holdups at banks in Corinth and Orono earlier this year in which nearly ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Judge Rejects Plea Deal in Orono Child Sex Case

A judge rejected a plea agreement for an Orono man charged with more than 100 sex crimes against children.Justice William Anderson threw out the agreement, which would have put 40-year-old Wyatt Higgins-Tripp behind bars for ten years for admitting to ... [Published WABI TV - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Fact checking LePage on R&D, MTI and innovation

Gov. Paul LePage speaking at the Casco Bay Tech Hub: “I believe in the R, D & C.”Gov. Paul LePage appeared out of his comfort zone a few times during a presentation he made Monday night at the Casco Bay Tech Hub in Portland.While he took the opportunity ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Orono Man Accused of Having Child Porn on Computer

The Penobscot County grand jury Wednesday indicted a man from Orono, accused of having child pornography.34-year-old Robert Gelinas is charged with possession of sexually explicit material.Prosecutors say police went to his home on March after getting ... [Published WABI TV - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Orono may put moratorium on student housing in certain neighborhoods

ORONO, Maine — As part of the town’s comprehensive plan overhaul, officials are considering a proposal to define “student homes” in Orono and to adopt a moratorium on the creation of new student homes for the next six to 12 months.The idea behind the ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Blue Lobster Caught in Maine Gets A Lot of Attention! See the “Extremely Rare” Lobster Here! [PHOTOS]

Blue lobster was found in Maine. A young lobsterwoman was surprised to find a blue lobster stuck in a trap she set in the water just this weekend. It was a highly uncommon blue crustacean that experts believe is a one-in-two-million sea creature.The 14-year-old ... [Published Travelers Today - Aug 25 2014]

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"We know what's coming," he said. "We've been preparing for it and watching a lot of film and getting ready for that. I think it's going to be fine. I think we're going to do well."
"We looked at each other and said, 'Did that just go in?,' " Chip said of the reaction of he and his daughter
" John Huard was the greatest football player in the history of the state of Maine ," said NFF President and CEO Steve Hatchell . "He was very instrumental in leading the Black Bears to prominence and his impact on the university can still be felt to this day. We are thrilled to honor him in front of the Maine faithful at Alfond Stadium ."
"That close connection is going to help me do my job better," she says. "I think people are feeling comfortable that a faculty member ended up as the president from the internal ranks."

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Ryan Low to move from UMaine System office to O... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 30 2014]
Virginia M. Frankowski [Published Knox Village Soup - Aug 30 2014]
John C. Cronin [Published Knox Village Soup - Aug 30 2014]
Spartans are ready to see how they measure up [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 30 2014]
Orono Town Council Considering a Moratorium on ... [Published WABI TV - Aug 30 2014]
“Maine Hello” Welcomes Thousands of New Black B... [Published WABI TV - Aug 30 2014]
Starbird aces Samoset's third hole during ... [Published Waldo County Village Soup - Aug 29 2014]
BikeMaine riders will see some of Maine’s best ... [Published Maine Today - Aug 29 2014]
John Huard Set for Aug. 30 NFF Hall of Fame On-... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 29 2014]
Old Town man gets 10-year sentence for robbing ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
UMaine’s wind turbine lab tests largest blade yet [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
Judge Rejects Plea Deal in Orono Child Sex Case [Published WABI TV - Aug 28 2014]
Old Town Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Bank Rob... [Published WABI TV - Aug 28 2014]
Mayewski explains extreme weather, climate change [Published The Weekly Packet - Aug 28 2014]
Fact checking LePage on R&D, MTI and innovation [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 28 2014]
400 South Horseback Road [Published Knox Village Soup - Aug 28 2014]
Orono Man Accused of Having Child Porn on Computer [Published WABI TV - Aug 28 2014]
Newport man indicted on sex charges [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 27 2014]
Rare Blue Lobster New Star At Maine State Aquarium [Published US Science News - Aug 27 2014]
11 Lobster Facts That Will Leave You Shell-Shocked [Published TIME.com - Aug 27 2014]
Orono may put moratorium on student housing in ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 27 2014]
University of Maine’s Pioneering President Esse... [Published Diverse - Aug 27 2014]
Innovation Maine Style: A creativity hub hopes ... [Published Maine Technology Institute - Aug 27 2014]
Portfolio: Why that car dealer keeps calling [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Blue Lobster Caught in Maine Gets A Lot of Atte... [Published Travelers Today - Aug 25 2014]
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11 Lobster Facts That Will Leave You Shell-Shocked [Published TIME.com - Aug 27 2014]
Earlier this week, a Maine lobsterman and his 14-year-old daughter made headlines because they caught a blue lobster. Turns out chances of finding one are 1 in 2 million, and the blue color is caused by a genetic defect that produces “an excessive ...
Taking On The Republicans’ ‘Climate Champion’ [Published Think Progress - Aug 06 2014]
Maine’s longtime senator Susan Collins (R) doesn’t lash out against Environmental Protection Agency “overreach” or decry the “war on coal.” In fact, she has repeatedly supported conservation and environmental protection measures over her nearly three ...
Can Protests at the University of Southern Main... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 30 2014]
By Lambert Strether Like so many other institutions in this, our neoliberal land of opportunity, universities have become infested with rent extracting parasites. Were I to say “We call those parasites administrators,” that would be wrong; surely ...
Maine Supreme Court Discovers Right of Boys to ... [Published Right Wing News blog - Feb 03 2014]
Among the most bizarre aspects of the liberal dogma imposed by the government and media is the notion that gender is not determined by immutable biological factors, but is a “social construct” that can be altered at will. The grotesque belief confronts ...
School violated transgender student’s human rig... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 31 2014]
School officials violated state anti-discrimination law when they would not allow a transgender fifth-grader to use the girls’ bathroom, Maine’s highest court has ruled. The family of student Nicole Maines and the Maine Human Rights Commission sued ...
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