Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled

The Kidde company has recalled millions of fire extinguishers, possibly including some that were distributed last year at the Landaff Volunteer Fire Association’s extinguisher training and smoke alarm giveaway. Kidde will replace affected fire extinguishers at no cost to consumers. Kidde says, ‘certain fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to activate, posing…

Opinion page

Florence Webb here, sharing a fact: We just got written confirmation from the George M. Stevens company (our insurance company) that if the Landaff Fire Department is eliminated, our homeowners insurance will almost triple because we are over five miles from the Lisbon Fire Station. Our price will rise by thousands (okay, we have a…

Opinion Page

The following is an editorial opinion by Richard Sagar Too Many Questions . . . Too Little Gratitude As I have listened to the on-going, prolonged discussion regarding our fire department, I have been saddened and often confused.  I have heard unsubstantiated rumors, whispered innuendoes, and sometimes lies.  We can and must do better! At…

Continuing Phone Problems?

Telephone Update: Based on the problems Landaff residents had over Christmas with their telephones, the Select Board sent a letter to Fairpoint, the Public Utility Commission (PUC), and the Governor’s office detailing the issues we experienced.  The text of the letter is included at the end of this message. The Select Board shared with me…

Propane Deliveries this Winter

Dear Neighbors, especially those of you who use Propane: Over the recent record cold spell oil and gas providers were stretched thin as demand for fuel was up as much as 45%.  At that time supply was not a problem. Any delays in customer deliveries were due to not enough drivers and trucks, (although all…

Wire down on Moses Clark

Amber Driscoll writes: Can you let people know phone lines on moses Clark are hanging across the road.  Fairpoint has been called and they are trying to get repair here asap; but for people to be aware and drive slow. Wire is only about 5 feet off ground