ORONO – Thomas Spitz and Lenore Tipping of Orono are delighted to announce the engagement of their son Michael to Marguerite Stanley. Maggie is the daughter of Pam Swainson and Wayne Edgar of Earltown, Nova Scotia, and Alan Stanley and Cathy Muldoon of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Mike is an alumnus of Orono High School and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is employed as communications coordinator for Maine People’s Alliance and as a political columnist for Down East. Maggie earned her master’s degree at Dalhousie University and is employed as an occupational therapist for Maine Medical Center in Portland. The couple are planning a Sept. 25, 2010, wedding.