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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.


2015 Maine Potato Blossom Festival Photos

Click here for pictures of the 2015 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.

2015 Little Miss & Pre-Teen Miss Fort Fairfield Pageant Photos

Click here for pictures of the 2015 Little Miss & Pre-Teen Miss Fort Fairfield Pageant

Click here for pictures of the 2015 Jr., Teen and Miss Fort Fairfield Pageant. Click here for the news video of the pageant

The Village Square in Fort Fairfield has been sold to Josh Ceney and Leigh Smith. See story, here. photo/David Deschesne


Local News

June 17, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Town Council June, 2015 meeting. Audio file now posted. Click here to download. Audio recording by David Deschesne. Past town Meetings can be accessed by clicking the MP3 Audio Files tab on the left of this page.

June 24, 2015 - Caribou Secession Group Holds Public Hearing

June 24, 2015 - Village Square Under New Ownership

June 24, 2015 - Updated Fort Fairfield Parking Ordinance Will Affect Festival Parade Parking Spaces

June 10, 2015 - FFHS Graduation Held Last Sunday

June 10, 2015 - Science Center in Easton May Close This Year

June 8, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Hires New Town Manager

May 27, 2015 - 245 Graduate from NMCC

May 27, 2015 - Fort's Spring Cleanup Program Called Into Question

May 27, 2015 - 2nd Class of FFHS Athletic Hall of Fame Announced

Another Amish barn has been raised in Fort Fairfield.  This one, belonging to the Swartzentruber family on the Page Road was erected on June 18 with about 80 Amish men.  Keeping with the old school tradition, the Amish ladies were nearby tending to the food and water for the crew.  The barn will be used for cows and hay.  Photo/David Deschesne


Maine’s seven newest police canine teams graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy on June 12.  Maine State Police photo


Miss Aroostook Summer Pageant Winners.  Front row: (from left)  Allison Bate, Little Miss; Ashton Embelton, Ambassador Queen; Delaney McKeen, Pre-Teen; Aryanna Grivois, Tiny Miss.  Back Row:  Miranda Drost, Teen Miss; Kallee Parent, Jr. Miss;  Emma Langille, Miss;  Erica Hemphill, Ms.

Photo/David Deschesne



Upcoming Events


July 2 - 5, 2015 - Houlton Fair


July 11 - 12, 2015 - VFW Post 6187 Ladies Auxiliary in Fort Fairfield will be hosting at YARD SALE on July 11 and 12. Hours are from 7am to 5pm both days. Donations will be greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at the post from July 6 thru 8 from 9am to 3 pm and July 9 and 10 from 9am to 8pm. Proceeds will help fund a new outdoor sign for the post. For more information call Donna at 551-3150.



Maine News

June 24, 2015 - Waters Being Muddied on Maine CCW Permit Repeal

June 10, 2015 - Maine Legislature Votes to Eliminate Concealed Handgun Permits

April 1, 2015 - Governor LePage Seeks to Abolish State Income Tax

March 18, 2015 - 1100 Maine Drivers Cited for Distracted Driving by State Police

March 4, 2015 - Governor LePage to Introduce Bill Addressing Attorney General's Overreach of Authority

February 18, 2015 - Maine Legislature Considering Rescinding Property Tax Credit

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

National News

June 24, 2015 - County in Oregon Bans Growing Genetically Modified Foods

April 1, 2015 - Almost a Third of Americans Say Obama Poses Imminent or Serious Threat to U.S.

April 1, 2015 - Fraudulent Nature of the Federal Income Tax

March 4, 2015 - Sandy Hook Lawsuit Updated: Shanley Released from Prison, Charges Dropped

February 18, 2015 - I.R.S. to Pay Tax Refunds to Illegals Who Didn't Pay Taxes

January 27, 2015 - Sandy Hook Lawsuit Author Arrested

Recent Stories

April 29, 2015 - Former Key Bank Building May be Demolished

April 29, 2015 - Town Stays Silent on Kipp Park Road Extension

April 29, 2015 - Tri-Community Landfill Seen as Model Waste Disposal Site for the Area

April 29, 2015 - Miami Man Arrested in Fort Fairfield, Charged with Heroin Trafficking

April 29, 2015 - UMPI Students Call for Locally Produced Food

April 15, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Announces Innovative Fire Department Plan

April 15, 2015 - Perham Town Office Closed Till Further Notice

April 1, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Extends Commercial Wind Power Moratorium Ordinance

March 18, 2015 - Bosse Resigns as Fort Fairfield Town Manager

March 4, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Exploring Options to Increase High Speed Internet Connectivity Throughout Town

February 18, 2015 - Flu Vaccine for Wrong Strain, Again

Februray 7, 2015 - Central Aroostook Panthers Win State 2015 Maine Class D Cheering Championship

February 4, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Journal Television Releases First DVD

February 4, 2015 - WHOU Donates to Aroostook League Scholarship Fund

January 21, 2015 - FFMHS Found to be "Drug Free"

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




click here for archives of past stories


The audio recordings of most current Fort Fairfield Town Council Meetings are archived at the "MP3 Audio Files" in the left sidebar on this page.



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

Click here for great visual images that put the $16+ trillion National Debt into perspective!


Special Video Presentation:

"There Will Be No Economic Recovery:  Prepare Yourself Accordingly"

Presented by Stefan Molyneux



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New WFFJ-TV Videos Now Posted

2015 FFHS Graduation


Francis Malcolm Science Center Promo Video


2015 FFHS Jr/Sr Prom Slideshow


2015 Miss Vacationland Pageant



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