Fort Fairfield News
Fort landfill gets watershed grant | Print |
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:15
By Anthony Brino
Star-Herald Staff

     FORT FAIRFIELD — The Tri-Community Recycling and Sanitary Landfill in Fort Fairfield will receive a $94,700 grant to restore a former wetland at its property.

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Maine Potato Blossom Festival a success | Print |
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 07:52


Varied Musical performances round out popular attractions

     FORT FAIRFIELD — Much like its namesake crop, the Maine Potato Blossom Festival continues to grow in size, style and substance. With more than 100 events spread out over 10 days, this year’s event drew crowds of all ages.

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Contributed photo/Maine Potato Blossom Festival - Tim Goff

The Potato Blossom Festival is all about agricultural heritage, and the potato picking contest lets kids of all ages scramble to fill their baskets "the way it used to be" -- by hand. Scott Carlin (with stopwatch), owner of Hillside IGA, times two of the competitors at the July 14 event.  

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Antique car crashes into utility pole | Print |
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 09:24

By Anthony Brino

Staff Writer

     FORT FAIRFIELD — The driver of an antique car crashed into a utility pole in Fort Fairfield on Friday and could face charges for speeding and reckless driving, according to police.

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