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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.

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The Roberts Trap is Sprung

By:  Bill Dunne
www.americanthinker.com
One of the most overlooked aspects of the year just ended is the vindication of Chief Justice John Roberts -- a vindication that showed up as the national catastrophe known as ObamaCare got rolling.  Roberts may have also doomed Hillary Clinton's chance to live in the White House again... click here to read whole editorial

 

To view all available pageant and Potato Blossom Festival photos, click here for index

 

Local News

July 23, 2014 - Group Forms Committee to Secede from the City of Caribou

July 23, 2014 - Maine Politicians, Media Running Campaign to Demonize Maine Constitution

July 9, 2014 - Local Knights of Columbus Celebrate 100th Year

June 18 Fort Fairfield Town Council Meeting Click here for audio of the meeting.

 

Every year some of the classmates of Limestone Class of 1957 manage to get together, usually at the Sporting Club, and share memories of the past and new news of grandchildren and how talented they are.  The next reunion with all classmates will be their 60th in 2017.  Picture here are:  Front row (from left):  Mary Louise McLaughlin Ziobrowski, Gwen Willey Marshall, Faith McLaughlin Doiron.  Back row:  Honorary classmate, Norman Page, Joela Carrow Monical, Daryl Carrow, Helen Brown Espling, Priscilla Finnemore Nichols, Fred Jones and Larry Carrow.  Absent from photo:  Mitchell Bernier.    contributed photo

 

Two local church groups historically provide great food on Main Street during the Maine Potato Blossom Festival.  Above:  The Knights of Columbus Council #1753 hot dog and hamburger stand.  Below:  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with their annual Barbecue Chicken dinner.  After the parade on Saturday, the two organizations could be heard in a friendly food-hawking competition with each other.                       photos/David Deschesne

Upcoming Events

Northern Maine Fair - July 25 thru August 2, 2014

Maine News

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

June 25, 2014 – Employment Numbers Show Maine’s Economy Improving Under Governor LePage

June 11, 2014 – Maine Has Alternative to National Guard

National News

July 9, 2014 - Silver Coin Commemorates Catholic Matriarch, Mary

Recent Stories

June 17, 2014 - FFHS Still Without Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

June 11, 2014 - FFHS Athletic Hall of Fame Inaugural Class

June 11, 2014 - Fort's Annual Community Blight Survey

June 11, 2014 - FFHS Hosts Commencement Exercises

May 28, 2014 - Fort Fairfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Inaugural Class

May 28, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Journal Celebrates 10th Anniversary

May 28, 2014 - World War II Aircraft and Crew Welcomed at Northern Maine Regional Airport

May 14, 2014 - Fort Councilman Expresses Dissent on $40 Increase to Landfill Permit Fee

May 14, 2014 - Fort Fairfield's 2014-15 Town Budget Proposes 1 Mil Increase in Taxes

April 18, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Now Through the Worst of 2014 Spring Flood Season

April 30, 2014 - J.M. Huber Seeks Letter of Endorsement from the Town to Apply for Increased Trucker Weight Limit

April 30, 2014 - TAMC to Tear Down Community General Hospital in Fort Fairfield

April 30, 2014 - MSAD #20 Reveals Proposed 2014-2015 School Budget

April 2, 2014 - Fort's New Bakery Serves Up Food & Fun

April 2, 2014 - Three Fort Youths Win at K of C State Free Throw Championship

April 2, 2014 - FFPD Steps Up Defensive Against Bath Salt Use in Fort Fairfield

March 19, 2014 - Six Arrested in Aroostook County Bath Salts Investigation

March 19, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Woman Arrested for Manslaughter

March 19, 2014 - Fort Fairfield High School Announces Athletic Hall of Fame

March 19, 2014 - Easton Church Reopens Under New Stewardship

March 5, 2014 - Landfill Permits Net Town $6K in Fees

March 5, 2014 - Coach Hiring Process Discussed by MSAD #20 School Board

February 19, 2014 - FFMS 8th Grade D.C. Field Trip Placed on Hold

February 5, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Volunteer Firefighters Host Annual Awards Banquet

February 5, 2014 - Fort School Board Chair Responds to FFJ Story on D.C. Field Trip

February 5, 2014 - Apparitions at Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Gym?

January 22, 2014 - Crown to Lease Ambulance from Fort Fairfield

January 22, 2014 - 8th Grade D.C. Trip Proposal Draws Large Crowd to MSAD #20 School Board Meeting

January 22, 2014 - Fort Woman Arrested in Stabbing Incident

January 8, 2014 - Fort Fairfield Public Works Provides Big City Road Care on Small Town Budget

 

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.

 

SCHOOL VACCINE INFO

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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