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Notes from Concord, April 2017

Here’s our latest edition of Notes from Concord, what’s been happening in the New Hampshire Legislature. We are also trying to show how…

Clarification on HB 238

Representative Natalie Wells seemed to be confused when she answered my letter to the editor. While I wrote about HB238, and HB238 only,…

House of Representatives Vote on Bills

The House of Representatives voted on over 200 bills, some of which were for housekeeping measures, clarifying issues, and bills of high importance…

Notes from Concord, March 2017

Given that this is Town meeting month and a major concern of residents is increasing property taxes, we are focusing on the ways…

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We are so pleased that one of our long time members and leaders among us, Kathy Winkfield, is in the process of being approved for ordination in the…

  Summer is just around the corner, and so is the Andover Historical Society's Old Time Fair and Summer Raffle Basket. The Raffle Basket is an annual fundraising…

Why are we so fascinated with stone walls? Kevin Gardner explains how and why New England came to acquire its thousands of miles of stone walls, how they…

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Fish Farming for fun, food, and profit

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Andover’s Covered Bridges

Andover Lions Club Membership Drive

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WCA Hosts 13th Annual Black Fly Blitz 5K Walk, Run

Register by Friday, May 26 for the Wilmot Community Association’s (WCA) Black Fly Blitz 5K and save $5. The 13th Annual 5K Walk/Run will start…

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Tucker Mountain School Open for the Season

Tucker Mountain School Open for the Season

The historic one-room school house will be open to the public on Sunday, June 11, from 1 to 3 PM. Visitors will enjoy seeing the original record book…

50 Years Ago in Andover: May 1967

    Good old news from Andover, East Andover, West Andover, Cilleyville, and Potter Place gossip columns from the Franklin Journal Transcripts Transcribed by Virginia S. Edwards  …

Everyday Life on an East Andover Farm in 1902

Everyday Life on an East Andover Farm in 1902

  Introduction: In my previous article, Nannie Robie, my grandmother, was writing to her brother Robert, who was working as a hired hand at a farm in Amherst,…

An Early Bear Hunt on Ragged Mountain

Today we think of Ragged Mountain’s small population of black bears as an important sign of vestigial wildness, part of what keeps Andover a very special place. In…