Orono Fair News

Eight days until the Fair

‘Harvesting Community Connections’ is the theme of this year’s fair. Ladies and gentlemen, it is harvest time! Final preparations are being put in place. The fair is just around the corner. Look on line at www. oronofair.com to see and learn all about our fair. Be sure to get those entries into Michelle a.s.a.p.


Orono Crown Lands Trust BBQ

On Saturday the Orono Crown Lands Trust board of directors hosted their annual Corn Roast. Chefs for the event were (LtoR) Lauren McBride, Brian Thompson, Larry Lunn, John Windatt, Harry Linton, Adrian Green and Dirk Woudstra. The annual event is an opportunity for the community to find out what the OCLT is all about and renew your membership.


Community Appreciation Day

Young Weston from Newcastle was having a ball at the Community Appreciation Day hosted by Danielle MacDuff and her family. He loved the tractor and interacting with the goats and horses. And of course, the snacks.


MPP hosts community BBQ

MPP David Piccini and his team held a free Community BBQ at Memorial Park in Newcastle on Saturday. Pictured with the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks cook-ing burgers and dogs were (LtoR) Orono Country Café owner, Amin Rawdah, MPP Piccini, Keith Isnor and Wes.


Kendal Eagles

Eagles finish regular season with double-header split

Sunday, Aug 20 – The Kendal Senior AAA Eagles wrapped up their GTBL regular season schedule taking a win and a loss in a double-header against the East York Bulldogs at the Harvey Jackson Park in Kendal.


Minor Hockey

Coaches and volunteers needed

As the summer sports season winds down, the echo of past slapshots and bodychecks resonate within the community. Hockey season is just around the corner. Orono and Newcastle have thriving minor hockey programs. Many of the area youth are looking forward to strapping on the blades this fall.



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