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FFHS NHS Presents Fall Fun Fest 2017


Sanitary Conditions at Togus VA Hospital Called Into Question


Perham One-Room Schoolhouse to be Restored



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The annual Halloween costume party was recently held at the Fort Fairfield VFW Post 6187.  Winners pictured above are (from left): Tammy Hersey, 2nd Place; Delores Tracy, 1st Place; and Lorna McGee, 3rd Place.                   contributed photo



Local News

October 25, 2017 - Fort Fairfield Town Council Hears Opposition to Proposed Landfill Merger with Presque Isle

October 11, 2017 - Amateur Radio Club Discusses Software Defined Radio

September 27, 2017 - Fort Fairfield Property Taxes to Increase 1.2 Mils

September 13, 2017 - Perham Inhabitants Seek Help to Refurbish One-Room Schoolhouse

August 30, 2017 - Caribou SDA Holds Annual Camp Meeting in Mapleton

August 16, 2017 - New Housing Authority Apartments Will Serve Moderate Income Fort Fairfield Families

August 2, 2017 - Town Council Bans Retail Marijuana Establishments in Fort Fairfield

July 19, 2017 - Presque Isle Landfill Seeks to Absorb/Restructure Tri-Community Landfill


Fort Fairfield High School National Honor Society members:  Front Row, new inductees (from left):  Alexandria White, Colby Langner, Jessica Halsey, Colby Giberson, Annicka Benson and Emily Everitt.   Back row:  Chelsea Ouellette, Hunter St. Pierre, Malcolm Langner, Grace Reynolds, Jullian McKenney, Amanda Halsey, and Kayla Tisdale.    photo/David Deschesne


Upcoming Events



Knights of Columbus (Fort Fairfield) Bingo every Saturday Night

Paul's Karaoke at FF VFW every Friday Night


November 16, 2017 - UMPI Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Chelsey Briggs, UMPI Campus Center 7pm. Free admission, public is invited.


November 21, 2017 - Blood Drive at Fort Fairfield Knights of Columbus, 11am-4pm.



The Presque Isle Community Players performed their annual Fall Musical at UMPI’s Wieden Auditorium last weekend.  The musical featured songs from 1967.  photo/David Deschesne



Maine News


October 11, 2017 - Projected Nursing Shortage Highlights Growing Demands for Service in Maine

September 27, 2017 - Sanitary Conditions at Togus VA Hospital Called Into Question

August 16, 2017 - Governor LePage Criticizes Sens. King & Collins on Mitchell Recruitment

May 10, 2017 - Maine Adopts Mark of the Beast "Real ID" Scheme

April 12, 2017 - Governor LePage Supports "Mark of the Beast" Style ID System

March 15, 2017 - Congressman Poliquin Pushing to Have Maine Adopt "Mark of the Beast"-Style Track and Trace Control Grid

February 15, 2017 - Statewide Coalition of Maine Businesses Urges Repeal of 3% Tax Surcharge

National News

October 11, 2017 - Senator Collins Caves In to Special Interest Groups by Upholding Obamacare


August 30, 2017 - Some U.S. Colleges and Universities Setting Their Students Up to Fail


March 29, 2017 - Federal Income Tax Jurisdiction Explained


March 15, 2017 - Hacked "Smart TVs" Used to Spy on Unwitting Viewers


February 15, 2017 - Democrat Rent-A-Mobs Demand Muslim Terrorists Be Admitted Into U.S. Without Being Checked


February 1, 2017 – Trump Makes Good on Campaign Promises


Legal Notice to Maine Congressional Delegation re: Illegal and Fraudulent Federal Income Tax.  The Federal Income Tax is being illegally enforced outside of federal jurisdiction. Click here to read the full legal notice.


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Suns & Shields Christian Inspirational Writings by Rachel Hamlin









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



Recent Stories

July 5, 2017 - Michael Kelley Retires After 45 Years in Banking

July 5, 2017 - Final Two Bodies Recovered From Square Lake

June 21, 2017 - Children's Playhouse Newest Addition to Memorial Garden

June 7, 2017 - Voters Approve 2017-18 School Budget

May 24, 2017 - Fort Fairfield Schools Seek an Additional $200,000 From Local Taxpayers

May 10, 2017 - At 80, Dan Ladner Conducts Caribou Choral Society for Half of His Life

May 24, 2017 - "Elvis" Visits Presque Isle!

April 26, 2017 - Fort Schools Struggling With Performance Based Education Grading System

April 12, 2017 - Local Nine Year-Old Participates in National Golf Competition

March 15, 2017 - Backstage at the MacMaster-Leahy Concert

March 1, 2017 - Community Bandstand to be Rebuilt as it Was: But Should it Be?

March 1, 2017 - GSA vs. FFHS Game Reunites Former Band Director With Fort Fairfield Acquaintances

February 1, 2017 - Chappy Clark Recognized for 1,000 Point Milestone

January 18, 2017 - Cooking Matters at the Store Tour Held at Hillside IGA

January 5, 2017 - Fort Fairfield Community Bandstand Collapses

January 4, 2017 - Fort Fairfield Adopts Free Municipal Land Program to Attract New Businesses

December 21, 2016 - Nobody Injured in Fort School Bus Mishap

December, 21, 2016 - "Hellivision" Documentary Video features WAGM-TV8 in cameo appearance

November 23, 2016 - Maine's Minimum Wage Increase to Cause Rising Prices and Unemployment

November 9, 2016 - Yoder Repairing Clock with Ties to Lincoln War General

October 26, 2016 - Construction Begins on Fiber Optic Internet Line in Fort Fairfield

October 26, 2016 - Over Three Fourths of Fort Fairfield Students Do Not Participate in Harvest

October 26, 2016 - Pattee Brook Pedestrian Bridge to be Replaced

October 26, 2016 - ReEnergy Celebrates National Biomass Energy Day

October 12, 2016 - Fort Fairfield Awarded StormReady Community Designation, Again

September 28, 2016 - Fort Fairfield's Farmer's Market Celebrating First Season

September 28, 2016 - Fort Fairfield Town Council Discusses Referendum Question #2 with a "Yes on 2" Advocate

September 28, 2016 - Fort's 2016-17 Mil Rate Holds

September 14, 2016 - New Jersey Pastor Sends Words of Support to Governor LePage



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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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