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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 position is filled.
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.
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After an absence of several years, the Fort Fairfield Public Works Department and the Fort Fairfield Quality of Place Council have teamed together to help property owners clean-up their yards and homes by disposing of unwanted items.  During the week of May 18th, Public Works crews will collect and dispose of brush and yard waste, old furniture and mattresses, and large appliances and metal items that are left at the roadside.  Crews WILL NOT take glass, hazardous materials, paints, electronics or tires.

“We understand that many home and business owners have items they no longer want that are cluttering up their yards and homes,” stated Public Works Director, George Watson.  “We want to help them with their spring clean-up by hauling away those unwanted items, but it is vitally important that people work with us to make this process go smoothly.”

“We will ONLY be coming by people’s homes on the date their street is listed (see below).  We will be leaving behind any materials we deem unacceptable and it will be up to the property owner to dispose of those items properly,” explained Watson.  “This program went away years ago because people abused it or didn’t pay close attention to the date , and will go away again if people do not assist us in this clean-up effort.  We are trying this again because we believe it is a valuable service to residents, but the costs and aggravation mount quickly if we have to retrace our steps or chase piles of trash for weeks on end.”

It is up to the property owner to bring their unwanted items to the end of their driveway or to the roadside the night before pick-up is scheduled on their street.  Crews will then gather the waste materials and recycle or dispose of them properly.  Public Works crews will leave notes behind explaining why items have been rejected or left behind.

“We understand not everyone has a pick-up to haul things to the landfill,” said Kim Jones, president of the Quality of Place Council.  “This is just one more way we can help beautify the community and provide a valuable service for residents that improves all of our properties.  With everyone working together and following the rules, we can all take full advantage of this fantastic opportunity to make our neighborhoods attractive places to live and visit.”

Residents are strongly encouraged to contact the Town Office at 472-3800 if they have questions about the program.

Clean-Up Date by Street:

May 18th
 Main Street

Arch Street

Sunrise Terrace

Blaine Street

Border View

Bluebell Ct.

Reed Road

Bowers Street

Moonlight Drive

Brookview Ave.

Brunswick Ave.

Byron Street

Center Street

Church Street

Columbia Ave.

Cross Street

Decker Street

Elm Street

Fisher Street

Forest Ave

Fort Hill Street

Franklin Ave.

Hamilton Ave.

Harding Ave.

Harrison Ave.

Hoover Ave.

Hunt Street

Lincoln Street

Milk Street

Park Street

Payne Court

Roosevelt Ave.

School Street

Thomas Street

Ugone Drive

Aroostook Falls

Bryant Pond Road

Dorsey Road

Forest Ave.

Grant Road

Gray Road

Page Road

Morse Road

Sam Everett

Up Country Road

May 19th
Brown Street

Cogswell Street

Currier Street

Depot Street

Green Street

High Street

Meadow Lane

Presque Isle St.

Richard Street

White Hill St.

Conant Road

Currier Road

Damboise Road

Densmore Road

Green Ridge Rd

Hopkins Road

Houlton Road

Hoyt Road

Maple Grove Road

Marshall Road

Route 167
(Presque Isle Rd.) 

South Caribou Rd

Whitherly Road


May 20th
Barnes Hill Road

C. Limestone Rd

McCrea Road

Murphy Road

N Caribou Rd.

Strickland Rd.

Terrace Drive

Turner Road

W. Limestone Rd

May 21st

McGillan Drive

Riverside Ave.

Martin Road

McNamee Road

Old East Limestone

Russell Road

US Route 1A

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