Statewide Food Drive 

A food collection drive that started Friday in Kittery came to an end in Fort Fairfield at the Potato Blossom Festival Parade.Close to 25,000 pounds worth of food items and $850 in monetary donations were collected statewide.This was the first time business agent Traci Place had undertaken an event this large.Place says they had great teams that helped make it so successful.”I was floored. The outpouring of support statewide just overwhelmed me, to the point of being speechless at times and that takes a lot to.”All of the food and money was delivered to the Catholic Charities Food Bank in Caribou after the parade.