Classic descriptors of a small village include: ‘Small, quaint . . . a close-knit community, a place where everyone knows everyone and trust is understood. So, when vandalism strikes, it hits hard.
If you haven’t heard – last Friday morning the vandalism at the Orono Crown Lands was discovered and also on Friday the vandalism in the Orono Cemetery was reported to the municipality.
The desecration of gravestones is a vial, stupid and a cowardly act. The monuments are very personal to the families. These are the names of the people, the generations, who are buried in Orono Cemetery, and they have a personal attachment to them, somebody has damaged that and been very disrespectful.