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Week in Review: April 21, 2018

 

New WFFJ-TV Videos

 

Flashing Light in Eastern Sky Explained

 

FF Lions Club Celebrates 80th Anniversary

 

FFHS NHS Presents Fall Fun Fest 2017

 

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The Fort Fairfield Journal is not a Bangor Daily News publication. The Fort Fairfield Journal is the only independently-owned newspaper in Northern Maine.

 

 

 

Fort Fairfield Town Council April 18, 2018 meeting audio now posted. Click here for index to town council audio files.

 

Local News

March 14, 2018 - In Opposition to the School Walk-Out

March 14, 2018 - Trade Fair Cancelled

March 14, 2018 - Perham Artist Featured at Wintergreen Arts Center

February 28, 2018 - Town Council Sends Demand Letter to Kilcollins for UDAG Loan

February 28, 2018 - Aroostook County Native and Long Time Public Servant to Seek the Office of County Sheriff

February 28, 2018 - Parent Organization Seeks to Abolish Common Core, Performance Based Grading and U.S. Dept. of Education

February 14, 2018 - Comments on FARM Park Land Transfer Received at Public Hearing

January 31, 2018 - Fort Water Rates to Increase 35 Percent

January 31, 2018 - Presque Isle Convinces Tri-Community to Give Up $400K Liability Cushion

January 31, 2018 - Fort Frontier ATV Club Seeks Expanded Trail Access in Town

January 3, 2018 - Presque Isle Granted De Facto Control of Tri-Community Landfill

January 3, 2018 - Bob Kilcollins Still in Business

Extreme Wrestling Entertainment House of Chaos produced their first wrestling show at the Village Square in Fort Fairfield on March 31. The group has opened a school at that location and looks forward to training newcomers to the field of professional wrestling.  photo/David Deschesne

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Paul's Karaoke at FF VFW every Friday Night

BINGO at FF Knights of Columbus has been cancelled until May, 2018, due to low attendance.

 

April 29, 2018 – Northern Maine Chamber Society Concert UMPI Campus Center, 3pm. Free and open to the public.

April 30, 2018 – UMPI Community Band concert Wieden Auditorium, 7pm. Free and open to the public.

May 5, 2018 – Caribou Choral Society conert, Holy Rosary, Caribou, 7pm. Free and open to the public.

May 6, 2018 – Caribou Choral Society conert, St. Mary's, Presque Isle, 3pm. Free and open to the public.

May 6, 2018 – Jr./Teen Miss/Miss Fort Fairfield Pageant, FFMHS Gym, 2:30 pm.

 

The Jr./Teen Miss/Miss Fort Fairfield pageant will be held at the Fort Fairfield Middle/High School gym on Sunday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. Pictured above are the contestants and reigning queens. photo/David Deschesne

 

 

Maine News

 

November 22 2017 - Medicaid Expansion to Cost Maine $500 Million

November 8, 2017 - Public Outcry for Increased Cell Phone Service in Maine

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

National News

March 14, 2018 - Senator Collins Moves to Ban Gun Sales to Law-Abiding Americans

 

December 20, 2017 - Manufacturing Process Renders Egg-Based Flu Vaccines Ineffective

 

December 6, 2017 - Paper or Plastic: How Computer Technology is Negatively Impacting the Learning Environment

 

November 22, 2017 - President Trump Talks Tough on Trade with Chinese Leader

 

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.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photos of the 2018 Little Miss/Pre-Teen Miss Fort Fairfield Pageant to be posted soon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suns & Shields Christian Inspirational Writings by Rachel Hamlin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Recent Stories

December 20, 2017 - Fort Fairfield Lions Celebrate Club's 80th Year Anniversary

December 6, 2017 - Fort Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Quality of Place Council Team Up

November 22, 2017 - Presque Isle Landfill to Close Under Proposed Merger Agreement

November 22, 2017 - Fort Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Redefining Itself After Town Withdraws Staff Support

November 8, 2017 - Fort's FARM Park Pavilion No Longer Safe for Occupancy

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

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

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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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.

 

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