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Sanitary Conditions at Togus VA Hospital Called Into Question

 

Perham One-Room Schoolhouse to be Restored

 

Somali FamiliesVisit the County

 

 

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

 

The new, all steel construction, Fort Fairfield Gazebo is finished. It replaces the former gazebo that caved in last winter.  photo/David Deschesne

 

Local News

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

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

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

 

Meghan Everitt (left), a Gauvin Scholar with Aroostook Aspirations Initiative presents a plaque to Fort Fairfield Town Council Chairman, Jason Barnes naming the Maine Potato Blossom Festival as the Gauvin Scholars’ pick for Best Festival in Northern Maine.  In addition to being a Gauvin Scholar, Everitt is also the current Miss Fort Fairfield.    photo/David Deschesne

 

Upcoming Events

 

 

Knights of Columbus (Fort Fairfield) Bingo every Saturday Night

Paul's Karaoke at FF VFW every Friday Night

 

October 1, 2017 - Knights of Columbus Council #1753 boneless rib lunch fund raiser for Team Sirois OOD suicide prevention walk. 11:30am-2pm, Main Street, Fort Fairfield.

 

 

Corey & Caroline Wilmot from Lowell, Massachusetts were some of the guest singers who led song service at the Caribou Seventh Day Adventists’ Northern Maine Camp Meeting on the last Sabbath of August. See story here. photo/David Deschesne

 

Maine News

 

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

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

National News

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

 

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 2017 Jr., Teen & Miss Fort Fairfield pageant photos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

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