Selected Editorials From the Editor


Suns & Shields Christian Inspiration Writings by Rachel 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.


2015 Northern Maine Fair Photos


Click here for pictures of the 2015 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 Fort Fairfield High School Boys Soccer Team ended their season at the Class D State Championship game undefeated.   Playing in Presque Isle, they defeated Buckfield High School 1-0.  See story and more photos, page ten.  Watch the game winning shot and game highlights on video here.      photo/David Deschesne


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Local News

Fort Fairfield Town Council October 21, 2015 Council Meeting. Click Here to download MP3 audio file.

October 14, 2015 - Century-Old Statue Gets Much Needed Facelift

September 30, 2015 - FFHS Golf Team wins 7th Consecutive Aroostook League Championship

September 30, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Town Council Approves Wind Power Ordinance

September 30, 2015 - Vietnam Veterans Welcomed Home at Northern Maine Regional Airport's Annual "Take Flight" Open House

September 16, 2015 - Former Fort Fairfield Barber Dies in Motorcycle Crash

September 2, 2015 - Seventh-Day Adventists Hold Largest Camp Meeting Yet at Baptist Park

September 2, 2015 - Town Council Receives Draft Wind Power Ordinance


Enjoying Fall Fun Fest in Fort Fairfield, just before the start of the parade up Main Street are (from left): April Parker, Alana, Althea Warren and Skye Strid. Watch the video of this event here. photo/David Deschesne



Seth Leary (kneeling) visited from out of town with his home-made Jurassic Park Jungle Explorer costume, which he wore in the parade.  The Jungle Explorer was very popular among the Fun Fest Participants.  Photo/David Deschesne


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Maine News


October 14, 2015 - Report Shows Maine is Less Competitive with Other States in Energy Costs

September 2, 2015 - E-Z Pass Scam E-mail Now Circulating

August 8, 2015 - Crime Rate Continues to Drop in Maine

July 22, 2015 - Shooting Spree Claims Lives of 2 People, Injures 3 More

July 8, 2015 - Goodwill-Hinckley/Eves Controversy Explained as Socialist Media Ignores

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

National News




October 28, 2015 - Federal Reserve Has Failed Miserably


October 14, 2015 - Umpqua College Staff Prevented Armed Veteran From Saving Victims


September 30, 2015 - Pedophilia Being Promoted as the Next "Sexual Right"


September 2, 2015 - Scripture Union’s New Faith-Based Back-To-School Partnerships Go Primetime


Recent Stories

August 25, 2015 - Fort Fairfield to Buy Back Parking Lot from T&G LLC

August 19, 2015 - 2016 Maine Potato Blossom Festival Organizing Committee Meets

August 5, 2015 - Community Garden Launched and Memorial Garden Plans Unveiled

July 22, 2015 - Former C.I.A Spy Originally From Fort Fairfield

July 22, 2015 - Ten Year-Old McKenna Condon Named Ashland Area Citizen of the Year

July 22, 2015 - Robbie Irving Named 2014 Young Farmer of the Year

July 8, 2015 - Fort Fairfield Town Council Still Considering Status of Town-Sponsored Spring Cleanup

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

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


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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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FFHS Tigers Win 2015 State Class D Soccer Championship


FFHS Tigers Win 2015 Northern Maine Class D Soccer Championship


Documentary video: Fort Fairfield National Bank: From Past to Present


Francis Malcolm Science Center Open House Fall, 2015


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