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Selected Editorials from the Editor

Suns & Shields Christian Inspirational Writings by Rachelle Hamlin

Selected editorials from Dr. Katherine Albrecht, Ed. D.


2014 Maine Potato Blossom Festival Photos

Click here for pictures of the 2014 Maine Potato Blossom Festival pageant contestants and other events.

2014 Northern Maine Fair Photos

Click here for pictures of the 2014 Northern Maine Fair Pageant, Horse Shows and other events.


Mama Bear Daycare at the former Headstart location in Puddledock celebrated its Grand Opening last week.  Pictured are (kneeling, front): Paige Beaulieu, owner. Back row (from left):  Tim Goff, Exec. Dir., Fort Fairfield Chamber of Commerce:  Carolyn Dorsey-Durepo, FFCC; Kim Jones, FFCC; Jason Barnes, FF Town Council, Heather Beaulieu, co-owner.              photo/David Deschesne

Local News

FFHS Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball photos have been updated for 2015. Click on "FFMHS Sports" in the left sidebar of this page for index of photos

January 7, 2015 - FFHS "A Night of Basketball" Enters 20th Year

January 7, 2015 - TAMC's First Baby of 2015

January 7, 2015 - Perham Planning Board Chairman Resigns Position

December 24, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Wind Power Committee Switches Gears on Ordinace

December 24, 204 - Fort Community Center On Track for LED Lighting Upgrade


Fort Fairfield’s Brianne Bubar and E.J. Dorsey and their newborn son Benjamin Thomas Dorsey are presented a gift basket from Machias Savings Bank , as well as, other gifts by the staff in the TAMC Women and Children’s unit in honor of Benjamin’s arrival as the first baby born at TAMC in 2015. Presenting the gifts are (standing, left to right) Chris Fitzpatrick, senior regional vice president at Machias Savings Bank; Mike Kelley, vice president and branch manager at Machias Savings Bank in Presque Isle; Christine Turner, RN, TAMC Women and Children’s Unit; and Dr. Joyce Hebert who delivered Benjamin.    TAMC photo


2014 FFHS Lady Tigers Alumni Team (from left):  Janae Libby, Nicole Giberson, Janet Campbell Giberson, Courtney Churchill, Whitney McNamee, Sydney Churchill, Franny Demerchant Cote, Logan Bubar, Dani Searles, Whitney Clark, Libby Gardner Cummings.     photo/David Deschesne

2014 FFHS Boys Alumni Team:  Front row Doug Sharpe, and Ryan Noyes Back Row: Travis Noyes, Andrew Lewis, Josh Churchill, Andrew Tuck, Jay Williams, Noah Bernard, Andrew Forsman and Cody Closson. photo/David Deschesne


Upcoming Events

January 25, 2015 - Knights of Columbus, Northern Maine Council #1753 will be hosting a Chicken Stew and Ployes fundraising lunch from 12:00 to 2 pm at the council hall on Main St. in Fort Fairfield. Cost of the meal will be $7 per person. The menu will be chicken stew, ployes, coffee, punch and ice cream. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the annual C-A-N-C-E-R’s Planet Head event held at UMPI which helps the C-A-N-C-E-R organization to serve multiple communities in northern Maine.

Maine News

December 10, 2014 - Former Navy Seal Faces Domestic Violence Charges in Caribou Superior Court

October 2, 2014 - ReEnergy to Reopen Ashland Facility

August 20, 2014 - Mainers Opting Out of Vaccinations at Increasing Rate

August 6, 2014 - Op Ed: Leftists' Cheap Attacks on Governor LePage and Constitutional Researchers

July 23, 2014 - Op Ed: Maine Constitution Coalition Not as Portrayed by Bangor Daily News, Michael Tipping, et al.

National News

January 7, 2015 - Government Creating Fake Facebook Pages from Confiscated Photos

January 3, 2015 - Nobody Died at Sandy Hook: Event Was Just a FEMA Drill, Shanley Civil Lawsuit Says

November 12, 2014 - Current Ebola Virus Not as Deadly as Purported

October 1, 2014 - FBI Says No One Killed at Sandy Hook

September 17, 2014 - FBI Agent Jailed for Exposing Corruption in CIA, White House

August 20, 2014 - Obama Promotes German General to Chief of Staff of European Command

August 6, 2014 - Northern Border Agent Pulls Gun on Boy Scouts Detained for Taking Photos As Southern Border Collapses

August 6, 2014 - Obamacare Failing As Planned

Recent Stories

December 10, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Remembers JR McGillan in Lights of Life Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 10, 2014 - FFHS Graduation Rates Improve

December 10, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Welcomes New Marketing Director

November 26, 2014 - Veterans Memorial Inauguration Celebrated on Veterans Day

November 26, 2014 - Fort's Wind Power Technical Review Committee Meets to Choose Sample Ordinance

November 12, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Journal Expands Into Online Television Webcasting

November 12, 2014 - Harvest Market Celebrates 10th Year Anniversary

October 29, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Sees Increase in Home School Students

October 29, 2014 - Can Fort Fairfield Really Afford Commercial Wind Power?

October 29, 2014 - FFHS Golf Team Competes in State Class C Championship

October 15, 2014 - Public Hearing Held to Discuss Wind Power Moratorium Ordinance

October 15, 2014 - TAMC Conducts "Active Shooter Drill"

October 1, 2014 - Town Takes Immediate Action on Redemption Center Building

September 17, 2014 - Bureau of Labor Fines Fort School System

September 17, 2014 - Local Catholics Making Rosary Beads for Students in Dominican Republic

September 3, 2014 - Commercial Wind Power Was Main Topic of Discussion at Fort Fairfield Town Council Meeting

September 3, 2014 - Doughty's Redemption Center Building to Be Deemed "Dangerous" Structure

August 20, 2014 - Mazzuchelli Retires from Caribou Rec. After 39 Years

August 20, 2014 - Strange Soap-Like Substance Appearing on Maine Roads

August 20, 2014 - The Cubby Fund's July Hero of the Month: 13 Year Old Roger York III from Fort Fairfield



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It is not mandatory for your child to receive potentially dangerous, toxic vaccines in order to attend public school.  Click Here to download an immunization exemption form from the Maine Department of Education

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