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Fundraisers to benefit crash victims’ family | Print |
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 09:10

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    FORT FAIRFIELD — The loss of three generations of one family — killed in a head-on collision on Route 161 on March 9 — has left the community of Fort Fairfield struggling to cope with the tragedy that claimed the lives of Bobbi-Jo Johnston, 33, of Fort Fairfield; Johnston’s mother, Laurie Ann Johnston, 52, of Carlingford, New Brunswick; and Johnston’s 2-year-old daughter, Alana A. Nelson. The three were killed when the sedan they were in was struck by an SUV operated by Kim Lausier, 38, of Madawaska. Lauiser, who was eight months pregnant, also died in the crash. Her husband, Robert Lausier, 53, was seriously injured and is currently being treated at a Bangor hospital.

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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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