Andover Author Publishes Knives, Lipstick, And Liberty

Andover Author Publishes Knives, Lipstick, And Liberty

Jenn Coffey of Andover, an EMT and New Hampshire State Representative, has written a book called Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty: One Woman’s Journey. She has generously given the Beaconpermission to publish an excerpt from the book.  To buy the book, visit KnivesLipstickAndLiberty.com. Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty: One Woman’s Journey Chapter 13 In the summer of […]

Beatles Tribute Band To Rock The Opera House

Press release

It’s the music that changed our lives, the sound that started a musical revolution: the music of The Beatles. Now that music is back, replicated by All Together Now, the pre-eminent Beatles tribute band, appearing at Franklin Opera House for one night only on Saturday, November 17, at 7:30 PM. All Together Now has performed […]

Center For The Arts Announces “First Fridays” For Winter

Press release

On the first Friday of each month, the Lake Sunapee Region Center for the Arts (CFA) hosts a series of free arts programs for the community including gallery openings and receptions, classical and folk music nights, literary and poetry nights, and theatre nights. All First Friday events are free and open to the public. On […]

Bachelder Library: New Acquisitions, October 2012

Adult Titles Breaking News, Fern Michaels Breaking Silence, Linda Castillo The Importance of Being Seven, Alexander McCall Smith Pray for Silence, Linda Castillo Time Keeper, Mitch Albom The Casual Vacancy, JK Rowling The Bridesmaid, Beverly Lewis Delusion in Death, JD Robb Fatal Fleece, Sally Goldenbaum The House I Loved, Tatiana De Rosnay Love Anthony, Lisa […]

Andover Public Library: New Acquisitions, October 2012

Adult Fiction, Low Pressure, Sandra Brown Solve Your Child’s Sleeping Problems, Richard Ferber Bones are Forever, Kathy Reichs Heart of Gold, Robin Lee Hatcher Friends Forever, Danielle Steel Tiger’s Claw, Dale Brown The Time Keeper, Mitch Albom The Light Between Oceans, ML Stedman Severe Clear, Stuart Woods Killing Kennedy, Bill O’Reilly Perfect Reader, Maggie Pouncey […]

Hospital Program Welcomes Andover Photographer David Bashaw

New London Hospital press release
Hospital Program Welcomes Andover Photographer David Bashaw

New London Hospital (NLH) announced the opening of a new art exhibit featuring local and regional artists. The installation features five area artists and will be on view until January 2013. The works on display include pieces from David Bashaw of East Andover as well as Yvonne Shukovsky, Mark Vernon, and Connie Leathers of New […]

Strathspey & Reel Society Plans Gala Concert

By Betsy Woodman, Strathspey & Reel Society of New Hampshire

Greetings! The Strathspey & Reel Society of New Hampshire (SRSNH), which is dedicated to learning, playing, and promoting traditional Scottish music, is in its 25th year and going strong. I’ve been a member since 2002, when I went to the SRSNH annual Gala concert. Toes were tapping, and I had to restrain myself from getting […]

Andover Author Kicks Off Trilogy To Great Praise

By By Charlie Darling, Beacon staff
Andover Author Kicks Off Trilogy To Great Praise

Betsy Woodman of Andover has published the first novel in a planned trilogy, and the reading world seems to love it. Jana Bibi’s Excellent Fortunes has garnered 4.4 stars out of a possible 5 on Amazon.com. Reader reviews call it “a charming tale with a memorable cast of characters” and “fabulous – a must-have!” Booklist, […]

Rock Concert Will Benefit Wounded Veterans

Rock Concert Will Benefit Wounded Veterans

Franklin Opera House press release Rock The Regiment, a non-profit rock music concert to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), is scheduled for Saturday, October 13, at Franklin Opera House. Doors open at 6:30 PM; the concert begins at 7:30 PM. Rock The Regiment will feature three area rock bands – Hanging Scarlet, A Simple […]

Through the Reading Glasses

By By Janet Moore Library Trustee

Thank you, first of all and once again, to Sally Nicoll for the new children’s library table in the Town Library. It’s perfect with the donated chairs and just the right size for little people. Not only do kids emerge from the woodwork in early September, but they also burst through the library doors at […]

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