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The Town of Fort Fairfield has an exciting full-time job opportunity for the position of Parks and Recreation Director. Applicants must enjoy working with people of all ages in a wide variety of sporting and other recreational activities

Duties include, but are not limited to, planning, organizing, supervising, promoting, maintaining, and evaluating the municipal recreation programs and activities.

It is preferred that applicants possess three years of experience in a recreation leadership role. Academic training in recreation is desired. Coaching experience and general swimming pool maintenance, including the handling of chemicals is also desired.

This position offers a great benefits package that includes: health insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. Salary is to be determined based on experience and education.

If you have the skills, motivation and experience for this position, application and resume should be sent to: Town of Fort Fairfield, ATTN: Personnel Director, 18 Community Center Drive, Fort Fairfield, Maine 04742. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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

The Town of Fort Fairfield is an equal opportunity employer.

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.
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Fort Fairfield, Maine located in central Aroostook County, a.k.a. The County, offers many interesting and varied activities and sites for a day trip, weekend, or vacation. The following are some examples of the events/activities/sites available for your enjoyment in "Friendly Fort Fairfield". For additional information follow the Town of Fort Fairfield, Maine on Facebook




County Bluegrass


Maine Potato Blossom FestivalTM



Aroostook Valley County Club

 #14 - The Punch Bowl (530 yard - Par 5)

A beautiful hole to look at, easy 5, but a

very difficult second shot if looking for a

birdie. Both water short and out of bounds

left threaten. Typical risk reward hole.

Many would argue this to be AVCC's

signature hole.



International Appalachian Trail

Following the spine of the

Appalachian Mountains from

Mount Katahdin in Maine to

Crow Head in Newfoundland/Labrador,

 passing through Fort Fairfield,

the IAT/SIA is a 1900 mile journey

and is a showcase of breathtaking

mountain scenery, pastoral

countryside, and rugged coastline.


Boondocks Grille

Canterbury Royale Gourmet Dining Room


R & J Market
(and Dairy Bar)




Blockhouse Museum

McIntosh One-Room School House

Railroad Museum

Friends Church

Amish Community

Fort Fairfield Farmer's Market
(May - Oct)




Horseback Riding

Cross Country Skiing/Snowshoeing
Moutain Biking

Downhill Skiing




Health Care

Katahdin Trust Company

The County Federal Credit Union

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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