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Fort Fairfield fire chief earns advanced EMA certification | Print |
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:30
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    Darren R. Woods, Emergency Management Agency director for Aroostook County, right, recently presented a certificate and jacket designating Fort Fairfield’s fire chief, Mike Jalbert, as a basic emergency manager for his community.

    Chief Mike Jalbert of the Fort Fairfield Fire Department was recognized by Aroostook County Emergency Management Jan. 8 for accomplishing his state certification as a basic emergency manager.
    For achieving his goal, Director Jalbert receives certification from Maine Emergency Management, along with a jacket from that agency.

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Ice jam to winter in Fort Fairfield | Print |
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 09:43

By Natalie De La Garza
Staff Writer

    An ice jam that’s been moving down the Aroostook River looks to have settled in Fort Fairfield for the winter and though it’s not currently posing any problems, officials will be keeping an eye on it come this spring.

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Golf tournament helps raise funds for charities | Print |
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 08:59

    FORT FAIRFIELD — Officials with the Aroostook County Chapter of Credit Unions recently announced that their annual golf outing on Aug. 21 has successfully raised funds for the charities Ending Hunger in Maine, Special Olympics as well as the Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC).

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York named July Hero of the Month | Print |
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 09:16
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    Roger York III has been named The Cubby’s Hero of the Month.

    FORT FAIRFIELD — Officials with The Cubby recently announced that July’s Hero of the Month is Roger York III, 13, of Fort Fairfield.

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Industry dinner celebrates all things potato | Print |
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 09:32
Photo courtesy of Nicole Duplessis
    Maine Governor Paul LePage was in Fort Fairfield for Friday’s Potato Industry Dinner and the annual Potato Blossom Parade on Saturday. LePage congratulated the 2014 Farm Family of the year, the Albert Fitzpatrick family of Houlton, shared dinner with them, and talked about his passion for Aroostook County.

By Nicole Duplessis
Student intern

    FORT FAIRFIELD — The 2014 Industry Dinner, held Friday night as part of the Maine Potato Blossom Festival, was a beautiful evening for farmers and their families, friends and community members to come together to celebrate potato growing in all of its many facets. Not only was there plenty of good food and company, the 2014 Farm Family of the Year, the Albert Fitzpatrick family of Houlton, was also recognized.

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