Week in Review

Week in Review


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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 and is the only local newspaper in Aroostook County that is still being printed in Northern Maine.


A wise old owl has been hanging around the Southern Acres boarding home in Westfield. It is presumed he is waiting for a tasty snack in the form of a squirrel that frequents the squirrell/bird feeder beneath him.                3photos/Val Vardamis



Local News

January 2, 2019 - Fields Realty Raises $2,000+ in Raffle for Support of Science Center

December 5, 2018 - Charlene's Corner Featured on Late Night Television

October 24, 2018 - Jeff Ashby Opens New, General Practice Law Firm in Presque Isle

September 26, 2018 - Town Council Candidate Portrays Fort Fairfield Inhabitants as a Bunch of Pot Smoking Rednecks

September 26, 2018 - Fort Fairfield Property Tax Rate Reduced by 1 Mil

September 26, 2018 - Fort Fairfield Journal the Only Newspaper Printing Company Left in Northern Maine

September 12, 2018 - Fake Money Circulating in Central Aroostook County

August 29, 2018 - Caribou Will Be Home to New Christian Education Center

August 1, 2018 - Chloe Wheeler Makes Maine Potato Blossom Festival History

On January 27, the Caribou Snowmobile Club hosted their fifth annual snowmobile drag race. The afternoon event opened with national anthems sung by Sheridan Blackstone, then 21 classes of racing ranging from the mini sleds for the kids, to the Women's stock class all the way up to Pro Mod 1000cc.  photo/David Deschesne



Upcoming Events



Bingo at FF Knights of Columbus has been cancelled until Spring, 2019



Four people were injured in a snowmobile pileup at Soldiertown Township, northwest of Millinocket, on January 11. It took over an hour for the ambulance crew to access the remote area via snowmobile and rescue sled.  Maine Warden Service photo


Maine News


January 16, 2019 - Maine Democrats Seek to Expand Taxpayer-Funded Abortion Law

January 2, 2019 - "Big Sister" Mills Takes Over Maine Governor's Office

December 21, 2018 - Gov. LePage Says State Tax Surpluses Should be Returned to Taxpayers

December 21, 2018 - Governor-Elect Mills Requests a Freeze on All State Contracts

December 5, 2018 - Maine's Massive Medicaid Expansion Still Not Funded

December 5, 2018 - Ranked Choice Voting Not as Legitimate as Mainstream Media Says it is

November 21, 2018 - Will Democrats Continue Maine's Positive Economic Momentum?

November 21, 2018 - Crime Rates Continue to Drop After Maine Rescinds Carry Concealed Weapon Permit Requirement Three Years Ago

National News

January 16, 2019 - Republicans Push National Debt to $22 Trillion


January 2, 2019 - Pennsylvania School District Allowing Male & Female Students to Shower Together at School


January 2, 2019 - Trump Angers Conservatives with Illegal Bump Stock Ban


November 7, 2018 - Phony Pipe Bomber Had Friend in CIA


September 26, 2018 - Threats of Violence, Intolerable Bullying the New Language of the Progressive Democrats


March 28, 2018 - Armed Gunman Stops School Shooter in Maryland High School Shooting


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



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 20, 2018 - Novak Receives Maine Secretary of State's 8th Grade Citizenship Award

June 20, 2018 - Tigers Win Class D Northern Maine Baseball Championship

June 6, 2018 - Voters Approve MSAD #20 Budget

June 6, 2018 - Presque Isle Acquires Bouncy House-Style Band Backdrop

May 9, 2018 - Wayne Troicke Retires as Fort Fairfield Housing Authority Director

May 9, 2018 - Fort Fairfield Rec. Director, Tom Towle Retires After 37 Years

April 25, 2018 - Fort Fairfield Passes Fireworks Ordinance

March 28 & April 26, 2018 - Town to Foreclose on Kilcollins' Main Street Property: Kilcollins Holds off Foreclosure by Paying UDAG Principle

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





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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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