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1994 Flood Twentieth Anniversary Part One: Homeowners Remember Being Rescued From Flood

| April 17, 2014

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ice jam flooding in Fort Fairfield. Shawn Cunningham begins a three night retrospective of the disaster that left many people displaced from their homes, many businesses in shambles and an entire county trying to figure out how to rebuild and move forward as a community. And that’s exactly […]

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On 20th Anniversary of ’94 Flood, Fort Fairfield Hit Again

| April 16, 2014

It was a chaotic day in Fort Fairfield to say the least. “I’ve never seen it this bad’s a little scary,” said resident Caroline True. Residents were concerned as they looked at the flooding in their town early Wednesday afternoon. The bridge on route 1A has been closed since Tuesday evening due to moving […]

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Fort FairField Dike Keeps Residents From Being Mandated To Get Flood Insurance

| March 25, 2014

While the risk of flooding is on the rise, so are insurance rates.  That’s according to the National Flood Insurance Program.  Most of the communities in Maine that will see an increase, and that are mandated to have flood insurance, are along the coast.  But Flood Insurance policies do apply to some areas in Aroostook […]

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Medical Monday 1.13.14: Health Clinic in Fort Fairfield Giving Patients Access to Care Closer To Home

| January 14, 2014

A health clinic in Fort Fairfield is giving residents another access to care option right in their own community. Patient calls continue to come into the Kimball Community Health Center in Fort Fairfield. Since its opening, the clinic has given Fort Fairfield residents another access to care option right in their own backyard. Kim Cousins […]

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Ceremonies Held in The County to Honor Veterans

| November 11, 2013

They’re the truest of heroes…and all across the country, ceremonies were held in their honor. Here in the county, people gathered at the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Caribou to thank, praise, and remember our nation’s veterans. Veteran Leo Kieffer says, “as far as I’m concerned it’s primarily for those that gave their all, gave […]

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