New WFFJ-TV Videos


ICare Pharmacy 10th Anniversary


Former Fort Fairfield Bridge, 8mm footage & documentary


Sampling Food at the 2017 Agri-Business Trade Fair


UMPI Planet Head Day 2017



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This online version is an abridged copy of the bi-weekly printed copy of Fort Fairfield Journal. 

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The Fort Fairfield Journal is the only local newspaper in Northern Maine NOT owned by the Bangor Daily News


The Fort Fairfield Town Council and MSAD #20 School Board Met Together on Monday, May 22 to discuss the School’s proposed $200,000 increase to Fort Fairfield taxpayers.  You may listen to the audio of that discussion by clicking the “Play” button, below. (1hr. 19 min.)


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Click here for 2017 Jr., Teen & Miss Fort Fairfield pageant photos


Local News

Fort Fairfield Town Council Meeting April 19, 2017 audio file now available. Click here for index.

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

April 12, 2017 - Local Barber Retires; New Owner Takes Over Shop

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

This year’s Agri-Business Trade Fair featured free samples of locally produced artisan foods.  To see a video documentary on some of the food vendors there, click here to see the video. 

photo/David Deschesne



Upcoming Events


Paul's Karaokee at the Fort Fairfield V.F.W. every Friday Night


April 29, 2017 – 2nd Annual Men of Prayer Conference.  Celebration Center, Fort Fairfield.  Registration 8am-9am.  Conference 9am-2:45pm


April 30, 2017 - The Knights of Columbus, Northern Maine Council #1753 will be holding a fundraising boneless ribs lunch at their council hall on Main St. in Fort Fairfield  from 11:30 am until 2 pm or until sold out.   The menu will consist of a choice of two types of boneless BBQ Pork and Beef  Ribs, French fries, cole slaw, a dinner roll and ice cream with coffee, tea and punch.   “To Go” meals will be available.  A donation of $8 will be graciously accepted.  Proceeds from this event will go toward the many charitable donations made throughout the community. 

May 2, 2017 – Night Sky presentation by Jim Stepp from Aroostook County Astronomy Club.  Fort Fairfield Public Library, 4:30-5:30pm


May 3, 2017 – Dave Mallet concert at UMPI Campus Center, 6pm.


May 5, 2017 – Caribou Choral Society Spring concert, Holy Rosary church, Caribou 7pm


May 6, 2017 – Caribou Choral Society Spring Concert, St. Mary’s church, Presque Isle 7pm





Starting Saturday, May 6, 2017


At The Fort Fairfield Knights of Columbus Hall


Located at 260 Main Street, Fort Fairfield


New Games - Larger Prizes


Including a Progressive Blackout


Early Bird Games Start at 6:30




Bread of Life Bulk Food & Specialty Store, in Presque Isle, recently received a customer service recognition award from the Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce.  Picture here are (From left to right) Casey Bouchard, Chamber Board; Cheryle Matowitz, Owner; Natalie Peterman, Owner Daughter; Shawn Lahey, Chamber President. Back row, Shelley McAtee, Chamber Board; Laurie Nelson, Chamber Board; Theresa Fowler, Executive Director CACC; Karen St. Peter (Chamber Board).  They were nominated for their outstanding Customer Service they provide to our community.                                       contributed photo



Maine News


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

October 12, 2016 - Overall, Maine Crime Rate Drops in 2015 From Previous Year

October 12, 2016 - Gov. LePage Receives Highest Marks on Fiscal Report Card

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

National News

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


November 23, 2016 - Michael Moore Calls for Eliminating 47 States from Future Presidential Elections


November 9, 2016 - U.S. Dollar Losing World Reserve Currency Status


August 31, 2016 - Maine Land Giveaway to Benefit Globalist Depopulation and "Re-Wilding" Agenda


August 31, 2016 - Maryland Public School to Allow Boys and Girls to Sleep Together in Hotel Rooms on Overnight Field Trips


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.









Click here for photos of the 2017 Little Miss/Pre-Teen Miss Fort Fairfield Pageant







Suns & Shields Christian Inspirational Writings by Rachel Hamlin










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






Recent Stories

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



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 National Debt into perspective. Also be sure to check out the awesome video at the bottom of that page.


Special Video Presentation: "There Will Be No Economic Recovery:  Prepare Yourself Accordingly"Presented by Stefan Molyneux