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Sanitary Conditions at Togus VA Hospital Called Into Question


Perham One-Room Schoolhouse to be Restored


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The banner at the Togus VA Healthcare facility in Augusta says, “Demand Excellence” but when veteran, Richard Pelletier Jr. did that, he was met with silence and disinterest from not only the facility and Maine’s Congressional delegation, but local news media as well.  Click here for the text or here for the WFFJ-TV news video.                photo/Richard Pelletier Jr.


Local News

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

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

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


From the archives, September, 2007: Anika Matson studying at the open house of Frontier Heritage Historical Society’s One-Room schoolhouse on Depot Street in 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 13, 2017 - Media on the Brain video seminar at Fort Fairfield Public Library 4pm-5pm, Main Street, Fort Fairfield.


October 20, 2017 - Annual Christmas Open House at Cary Medical Center Gift Shop.


October 20, 2017 - International Quit Drinking Soda Day at Caribou Wellness Center 2-9pm.


October 20 & 21, 2017 - Presque Isle Community Players musical featuring love songs from the 1960s at UMPI Weiden auditorium 7pm.


October 20 & 21, 2017 - Presque Isle Community Players musical featuring love songs from the 1960s at UMPI Weiden auditorium 7pm.



Tigers’ #2, Chris Gill tucks the ball into the net at a recent home game against Van Buren where the Tigers won 8-1.  photo/David Deschesne


Maine News


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

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.


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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.



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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