Orrington Old Home Week


Orrington's Citizen of the Year!

Alden Bustard is the

2021 Orrington Citizen of the Year



Orrington's 2021 Citizen of the Year

Sergeant Alden Bustard is a 27-year veteran of the Maine State Police. He is recognized department-wide as a seasoned patrol supervisor and hardworking member of the Maine State Police.  He comes to work every day with an unparalleled work ethic and leads by example for the people he supervises.  He is respected and admired for commitment to displaying and living up to the Maine State Police Core Values of Integrity, Fairness, Compassion and Excellence.

• Appreciation for all who serve as Law Enforcement

   Officers in these times.

• Assisted Orrington in the Options Committee to build

   our Public Safety Building.

• Often seen assisting Orrington citizens in need.

• From Aroostook County, resides in Orrington.

• Served in the United States Army.

• Joined State Police in 1994  as part of the 43Rd Maine

   State Police Recruit Training Troop.

• Patrolled in Troop J covering Washington and Hancock


• Awarded Trooper of the Year for the Maine State Police

   in 2002. It is the highest individual honor a trooper can


• Promoted to patrol sergeant in the State Police in 2009.

• Received State Police meritorious service award in 2013

   for saving a man in Trenton who attempted to kill


• Transferred to Troop E as a patrol sergeant and has

   served here since 2015.

Orrington Citizen of the Year

2013     Carolyn Howard

2014     Henry Wiswell

2015     Harry Hanscom

2016     Judith Gillis

2017     Alan Baker

2018     Bob Glidden

2019     Bob Lobley

2020    Bob Phillips

Nominate someone special for the 2022 Orrington Citizen of the Year!

Email your nominee's name with a paragraph or two about why you are nominating him or her to:

Deadline is June 1, 2022