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2nd Half Property Taxes Due, Friday, Feb 6, 2015

The second half of property taxes will be due on Friday, February 6, 2015 for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Please mark your calendars. The interest rate on unpaid taxes is 7%.

Published Feb 9

 

Rabies Clinics

Rabies Clinics around the area:

January 21, 2012 - Alton Municipal Building, 9:00 am to noon

January 21, 2012 - Bradford Community Building, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

2nd Sunday of each month - Petco in Bangor - noon to 2:00 pm

3rd Sunday of each month - Pet Quarters in Bangor - noon to 4:00 pm (cats from 10:30-11:30 am)

 

Published Jan 19

 

Municipal Election Nomination Papers Available

Nomination papers will be available after December 13th at the town office for the March 8, 2011 Municipal Election.  The deadline for filing papers is on or before 4:30 p.m. Friday, January 21, 2011.   At least 25, but no more than 100 signatures of Orono voters are required to have a name placed on the ballot.

There are two 3-year terms available on Town Council and two 3-year terms available on the Orono RSU#26 Board. 

Councilors whose terms will expire are Geoffrey Gordon and...

Published Dec 28

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Municipal Election Nomination Papers Available

Nomination papers will be available after December 19th at the town office for the March 13, 2012 Municipal Election.  The deadline for filing papers is on or before 4:30 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2012.   At least 25, but no more than 100 signatures of Orono voters are required to have a name placed on the ballot.

There are three 3-year terms available on Town Council and two 3-year terms and one 2-year term available on the Orono RSU#26 Board. 

Councilors whose terms will expire are...

Published Dec 22

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Property Taxes Due Sept 23

Property tax bills were mailed out the end of August.  The first-half of the taxes are due on Friday, September 23, 2011 and the second-half will be due Friday, February 10, 2012.

Published Sep 12

 

Renew Your Vehicle Online

Available now - renew your vehicle registration online through: https://www1.maine.gov/online/bmv/rapid-renewal/index.html 

Make sure to have your old registration, current mileage, proof of insurance and checkbook available.

Published Mar 1

 

Candidates' Night, March 1st

Come meet the Candidates for Orono Town Council and School Board at Candidates’ Night, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 59 Main Street, Orono.

Your attendance is important: the Town Councilors and School Board members approve the spending of your tax dollars for schools, snow plowing, trash removal, police & fire protection, housing code enforcement, zoning, etc. Come March 1st to ask questions and get to know the candidates.

 To submit your questions for...

Published Feb 28

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Municipal Election, Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

ALL VOTING will be held at the Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 59 Main Street.  Voting hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

There are five candidates running for two 3-year terms on the Town Council.  The candidates are Andrew Gavett, III, Geoffrey Gordon, Cynthia Mehnert, Daniel LaPointe and Kathleen Walton.

Voters will be electing two members to the RSU#26 Board for 3-year terms.  The RSU#26 Board candidates are James Bird, Lisa Buck and Geoffrey Wingard.

Absentee ballots are...

Published Feb 28

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Dog Licenses

Renew by January 31, 2011 to avoid a $25 penalty.The fee for a spayed or neutered dog is $6.00 and $11.00 for an unaltered dog.

Maine Law requires that all dogs six months of age or older be licensed in the municipality where their owners reside. Dog licenses for the year 2011 are now available at the town office. All dogs must be licensed before January 31st. 

Published Nov 29