Community Development

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The Latest Scoop from the UpStart Center

Interested in learning more about CityLIFE nature kits, what budding businesses have earned some serious bragging rights, the newest face at the UpStart Center, or some upcoming events? Click here to check out the first edition of The Latest Scoop!
The Best Metro Areas for a Talent Pipeline

Site Selection Group has recognized Bangor, Maine as the leading city for "millennial growth". The Town of Orono is located within the Bangor labor market and is instrumental in developing the future pipeline of talent for the region. While the nation's median age is 37.6, and Maine's median age is 43.9, The Town of Orono, at 21.6, has the lowest median age of any community within the state of Maine.

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Light Up The Night 

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner
November 17, 2016

Members of staff from various departments in the town office, personnel from the Police & Fire Departments, as well as participants from numerous local businesses came together to provide a home cooked Thanksgiving meal for the community at the Birch Street School. A handful of the Orono Police Officers also hand delivered 190 meals to community members that were unable to make it to the school. 

Thank you so much to everyone who participated!
  1. Dave Milan

    Director of Community Development
    Phone: 207-889-6912

  2. Katlyn Howlett

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 207-889-6909

  3. William J. Murphy

    Code Enforcement Officer

  4. Evan Richert

    Town Planner