The Town of Orient Welcomes You
The Town of Orient is located on scenic U.S. Rt. 1 between Houlton and Danforth. There is a U.S. Customs Border Crossing offering access to New Brunswick, Canada.
Being home to East Grand Lake, North Lake, Deering Lake, and Longly Lake makes Orient a sportsman;s and vacation paradise. There are fishing, hunting, boating, ATV trails, and idyllic forests to hike. In winter, Orient is a destination for snow sledding and ice fishing. The wildlife habitats with deer, moose, raccoons, fox, bear, and other species as well as a large variety of birds and waterfowl satisfy the sportsman, shutterbug, and vacationer.
Orient is a rural community involved in farming, forestry, and landscaping. A small year round population grows during vacation, hunting, and fishing seasons to include those already enlightened to the natural beauty of the area.
We are accepting nomination papers in the town office for a selectman - 3 year term, school board member - 3 year term, school board member - 1 year term. Nomination papers need to be returned by 2:30pm on March 17th. Elections to be held on April 29th.