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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

TOWN OF FORT FAIRFIELD


The Town of Fort Fairfield, Public Works Department is accepting applications for an equipment operator.

Applicants must have a Class B license, the ability to operate a variety of motor vehicles and construction equipment used for road maintenance and repair, and experience in plowing snow. The ability to perform preventive maintenance on equipment and vehicles is also required.

This full-time position offers a great benefits package that includes: Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays and Vacation. Salary commensurate with experience.

Send application and resume to:
Town of Fort Fairfield, ATTN Personnel Director, 18 Community Center Drive, Fort Fairfield, Maine 04742.

Applications may be obtained from the Fort Fairfield Clerk’s Office, 18 Community Center Drive or website (www.fortfairfield.org) and will be accepted until June 15.

The Town of Fort Fairfield is an equal opportunity employer.
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For Immediate Release

January 23, 2018

Hegemann Named Festival Director

Fort Fairfield native, Meg McLaughlin Hegemann has been named as the new director of the Maine Potato Blossom Festival.

Hegemann has experience planning a variety of events, as well as a deep love for the potato industry and the festival that celebrates it.meg 350 “Working the fields gave me a connection to the land here such that no other place felt like home.” After decades in Missouri, Meg and her husband, Brad, moved to Fort Fairfield in June 2016.

As director, Hegemann will work with existing volunteers and recruit new ones to facilitate the week long event. “The Festival doesn't just celebrate the town of Fort Fairfield, it celebrates an industry that in many ways defines the County. It takes cooperation from a lot of people and places to make it happen. I look forward to working together to make the 2018 Festival one of the best.”

The 2018 Maine Potato Blossom Festival will take place July 14 – 22 with the parade on Saturday, July 21. To sponsor an event or volunteer, contact Hegemann at mpbf@fortfairfield.org.

Fort Fairfield Police Department

PACT

Police and Communities Together

1. In an effort to curtail underage drinking among adolescent youth in the town of Fort Fairfield, the police department will conduct random patrol checks of property if requested by a parent or guardian. The service is offered to any parent or guardian who will be away from their residence for an extended period of time with a child between the ages of 15-19 remaining at the home. An extended period of time is defined as being out-of-town overnight or longer.

2. A parent or guardian must specifically request the service. An application form is available at the police department. The form requires the following information: 

• The dates for which the service is requested. 

• Street address and description of the residence to be checked.

• Cellular phone or pager number of the parent/guardian requesting the service. 

• The name of the person or persons who are authorized to be at the residence and their

ages. 

• Description, including plate numbers of any vehicles authorized to be at the

residence. 

• Preferably, two names and telephone numbers of a responsible adult who is

authorized by the parent to respond to and enter the residence in the event a problem.

These people should each have a key to the residence. 

• Authorization by the parent for the police to investigate activity at the residence

whenever reasonable cause exists to believe underage drinking is occurring. 

• Any additional information the police need to be aware of. 

• Signature of the person requesting the service.

3. Should the police investigate or respond to a complaint of underage drinking at the residence, a reasonable attempt will be made to contact the parent or guardian. 

4. Decisions relating to the prosecution of any criminal or juvenile offenses will be left to the discretion of the police department.

5. The parent or guardian reserves the right to cancel the request at any time.

Registration Form

Fort Fairfield Peace of Mind Property Check Program 

Click to Register

Are you planning a vacation? Would you enjoy the trip more if you knew police officers are checking your home? In a continued effort to better serve Fort Fairfield's more than 3500 residents, the Police Department has established an online form with a link on FortFairfield.org.

This is the program commonly known as House Watch where an officer will stop by to check your residence or business, either visually as they drive by or else physically by walking around the perimeter and checking doors and windows. To begin this service, fill out and submit our on-line form. As calls for service allow, the on duty officer will check your home. Should the need arise, we will have the information available to contact you or another responsible party.

About the program:

  1. Property checks are offered to Fort Fairfield residents free of charge 
  2. As calls allow, Fort Fairfield Police Officers will perform a thorough inspection of your property while you are away. 
  3. House check includes: 
  4. A perimeter check 
  5. Physical and/or visual check of all doors and windows 
  6. Verification of vehicles left on the property 
  7. Verification of any people found on the property 
  8. Should the need arise; we will have the information available to contact you or another responsible party. 
  9. Only portions of the residential property with direct access will be checked by Officers

The property Check service is NOT:

  1. For business property 
  2. For use by owners of rental property 
  3. For homes that are currently listed with a realtor 
  4. A guarantee that the property is safe or that it will not be burglarized 
  5. A guarantee that the property will be checked 
  6. A substitute for an alarm system

Guidelines:

  1. Property checks will not be done on properties in which someone is staying at the residence. 
  2. You will need to make arrangements to have the driveway plowed of snow during the winter months so that officers have access to the property. 
  3. You will be responsible for contacting the Fort Fairfield Police Department upon your return.

Read about the ASAP PaCT Program

 

Found! 

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Our newest resident was found on the Boundaryline Road Tuesday night.  It's a tan male pitbull that's not fixed.  It's wearing a black collar that says "Bad to the Bone."  If you would like to own him or if he looks familiar and might be yours or you know the owner, please call the Fort Fairfield Police Department, 472-3808. 

 


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Held July 8-16, 2017 in Friendly Fort Fairfield!

Click on the form for the 2017 Maine Potato Blossom Festival Event
you wish to register for, then print or save to your computer.

Please fill your form and mail it to: 

Town of Fort Fairfield
18 Community Center Drive
Fort Fairfield, ME 04742

or FAX 207-472-3810
Attn:Festival Committee

Parade Registration Form
Shine up your ride, decorate a truck or tractor, or rally your friends, co-workers or family members
to make a float and join us for one of the largest parades in all of northern New England!
Parade date Saturday July 15 (Line-up at 11am Parade starts at 1pm)

Mashed Potato Wrestling Registration Form
The pickin' gloves come off and this no-holds barred throwdown begins at 6pm Friday July 14 in the Food Court!

Arts and Crafts Registration Form
Join dozens of local artisans selling their beautiful works of art or browse through the displays to find the perfect piece on the lawn near the bandstand on Main Street Saturday July 15 from 8am to 5pm and Sunday July 16 from 10am to 5pm.

Yard Sale Registration Form
It's only $5 to get yourself on the map for the annual Town-Wide Yard Sale!
Saturday July 8 & Sunday July 9

Vendor Registration Form
Have a passion for food and a mobile kitchen?  Come satiate our hungry crowds in the Festival Food Court!  
Not a culinary whiz, but have something to sell?  Vendors of all kinds are welcome to reserve a space on Main Street and take advantage of the thousands of folks who attend the Festival!  Have a creative idea, but you aren't certain how you can participate?  Contact Festival Director Tim Goff at 207-472-3802.  Vendor spaces and Food Court open Thursday July 13 - Sunday July 16.

Non-Profit Vendor Registration Form
Non-profit organizations are invited to participate in the Maine Potato Blossom Festival.  If you are interested in setting up an informational booth or raffling off an item, the vendor space along Main Street is the place to be Thursday July 13 - Sunday July 16!

Maine Potato Blossom Festival Event Form
While the Maine Potato Blossom Festival boasts more than 100 family-friendly events, there is always room for more fun during our nine-day-long celebration!  Fill out an Event Form and add your event to our line-up!

Sponsorship Form
The Maine Potato Blossom Festival relies on the generosity of sponsors to offer our variety of events.  In turn, the Festival has numerous sponsorship opportunities that provide tremendous exposure near and far!  Please contact Festival Director Tim Goff for more information.

Booklet Advertising Form
The Maine Potato Blossom Festival Commemorative Booklet is another opportunity to support the Festival while reaching our audience of thousands of Festival attendees.

 
Looking for something, but can't seem to find it?  Contact the Fort Fairfield Town Office at 207-472-3800 and we'll help you get here from there!

Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 194, Fort Fairfield, Maine

Of America

Troop 194

Fort Fairfield, ME

The Purpose

The purpose of scouting is to provide an educational program for boys, to build desirable qualities of character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and to develop mental and personal fitness.

The Mission

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Key Points

* All events are supervised
* Parents are encouraged to attend any and all activities, including campouts and summer camps
* Leadership skills are taught in a proven program
* Good values are promoted
* Troop 194 is an all-volunteer organization

Boy Scouts

* Is a year-round program for boys age 11-17
* Is scout-run, which means the Scouts assume leadership roles to run the Troop with adult supervision
* Outing oriented - The boys suggest activities and the adult leaders try to organize what is possible, keeping safety in mind
* Attend one-week long summer camp each year
* Attend seasonal weekend campouts
* Work on rank advancement during weekly meetings
* Work on Merit Badges during the year

Troop Meetings

Thursday 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

@ Fort Fairfield Fish and Game Club

550 Dorsey Rd, Fort Fairfield, ME 04742

For More Information Contact

Scoutmaster - Travis Norsworthy
(207) 551-8050

Asst. Scoutmaster - Philip Long
(252) 481-5664

Troop 194 Proudly Serving The Community For Over 45 Years

Take the Town With You!

The Town of Fort Fairfield's website is mobile friendly!  Access vital services and information, and stay up-to-date on events and meetings on your phone or mobile device.  Now, no matter where you are, the Town of Fort Fairfield is just a click away at www.fortfairfield.org 

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