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A busy fall in store for Fort Fairfield officials, community members | Print |
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 09:18

     FORT FAIRFIELD -- Town officials and residents who led a wind power committee are gearing up for a robust debate about regulating potential wind turbines, among other things through the rest of the year.

     Fort Fairfield’s Wind Power Technical Review Committee, formed last fall amid concern over possible wind power projects in the town, has released an ordinance proposal that will soon get a public vetting by wind energy critics and supporters.

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Potato Blossom Queens | Print |
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 13:10
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Photo courtesy/David Deschesne, Fort Fairfield Journal

 

  THE JUDGES’ CHOICES for top honors in the recent Pre-Teen Maine Potato Blossom Pageant were, from left: Madison Hedrich, Presque Isle, second runner-up; Renee Lapointe, Van Buren, winner; and Emma Crouse, Fort Fairfield, first runner-up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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First-time director reflects on successful Blossom Fest | Print |
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 12:55

     FORT FAIRFIELD -- The 68th Annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival came to a close with a bang July 19 with a spectacular fireworks display over the Aroostook River.  The nine-day celebration attracted thousands of people to the area from across Maine and throughout the country.

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Photo courtesy of Northscape Photography

SPUD SPLASHIN’ -- Laughter is the order of the day at the Maine Potato Blossom Festival’s famous mashed potato wrestling, and this year was no exception. These two can’t stop smiling as they slog through the soggy spuds to determine the winner.
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