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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.


Nearly 100 racers participated in the annual Himie Towle memorial Ski Frolic at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle on March 7.  To view a WFFJ-TV News video of this event, click here. To read the story, click here.      photo/Tammy Deschesne


Local News

March 18, 2015 - 2nd Annual Frozen Motor Mayhem Held in P.I.

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March 18, 2015 - 33rd Annual NMFSC Musical On Ice

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March 18, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Town Council March, 2015 meeting. Audio file now posted. Click here to download

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

Madelyn Shaw was interviewed for WFFJ-TV after she raced in the kid's race at the 2nd Annual Frozen Motor Mayhem in Presque Isle.  Also interviewed were:  Victoria McCrum, Jack McQuade and Luke McQuade.  Click here to see the video.


11 Local participants from Fort Fairfield recently qualified to compete at the State Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition held at the Old Town High School the morning of March 7th.  Pictured are: Front row (from left): Blake Senal, 9; Emily Crandall, 9; Camryn Ala, 10; and Alex Oakes, 11. Back row: Grayden Griffeth, 12; Colby Langner, 13; Delaney St. Pierre, 12, Brenna LeVasseur, 11; and Zach McShea, 10. Not pictured: Emma Campbell, 14 and Malcolm Langner, 14.        Contributed photo


Upcoming Events

March 27, 2015 – Baked, stuffed haddock dinner at Fort Fairfield Knights of Columbus.  5pm.  Sponsored by St. Denis Catholic Church.  Menu consists of haddock, fries, coleslaw, desert, beverages.  $9.00 per plate.

March 28, 2015 - Moonlight snowshoe hike at Francis Malcolm Institute on Rt1a in Easton, weather permitting. Starts at 7 p.m. Snowshoes are available but must be reserved in advance. Hot chocolate will be served at 8 p.m. after the hike. Prices: Adults: $3.50; Children under 18 and seniors: $1.50. Call (207) 488-5451 for reservations.

April 14, 2015 - Amateur radio licensing examinations will be offered in Washburn on Tuesday, April 14th at the First Baptist Church and will start at 6:00 PM. Walk-ins will be accepted. Examinees must have 2 forms of positive identification and their Social Security number. Licensed amateurs trying to upgrade must have in their possession the original license and any original certificates of completion and a clear photocopy of each. Contact the team VE leader (Steve N1NXU 227-2473) in advance if special exam facilities are required or proposed. The cost is $15.00 (exact cash please). For further information contact Ivan at 476-0000 or


April 20, 2015 - Community Prayer Night at Presque Isle Middle School auditorium, 6:30 p.m. No offering will be taken, event is free of charge. Call Paul Saja for more info: 551-8343.


Maine News

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

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

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

Recent Stories

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

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

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

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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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

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2015 Maine Maple Weekend, Perham


2015 Frozen Motor Mayhem, P.I.

2015 Musical on Ice, P.I.

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