David Karrick Announces Run for State Representative for Merrimack District 25

By David Karrick

My name is David Karrick, and I celebrated America’s birthday by marching with friends and supporters in Andover’s wonderful parade. For four years, I had the honor of representing the citizens of Andover, Danbury, Salisbury, Warner and Webster in Concord. Now, with the support of my many friends in Merrimack District 25, I’m stepping forward […]

Caroline Moulton Supports David Karrick for State Representative

By Caroline Moulton

Andover has two State Representatives in the State House in Concord: one for Merrimack County District 1 (Andover, Danbury, Salisbury), and one for Merrimack County District 25 (Andover, Danbury, Salisbury, Warner and Webster). In the September 11 Primary, we will get to choose who represents us in District 25. My vote goes to David Karrick, […]

Representative Natalie Wells Seeks Second Term

By Natalie Wells, State Representative
Representative Natalie Wells Seeks Second Term

I thank everyone who gave me their vote of confidence two years ago to serve as your Representative. These two years have gone by very quickly, and I want to continue the momentum of what I said I would do for the constituents of Merrimack 25.   Therefore, I am seeking my 2nd term for […]

Kent Hackmann

By Kent Hackmann

Editor, Andover Beacon, I look forward to celebrating the “Blessings of Liberty,” as noted in the preamble to the Constitution, on the 4th of July on the village green. The Bill of Rights enshrines some of those blessings.  High on my list are in the First Amendment: the freedom of religion, speech, the press, petition, […]

Letter from Concord, David Karrick

By David Karrick

Letter From Concord: April 26 New Hampshire House Session: Senate Bill 391, Bill codifies the rights of sexual assault survivors, including the right to a medical examination at no charge; both Wells and Copp voted in favor of the Ought to Pass recommendation, bill was approved 315 to 22 after a motion for reconsideration by […]

Andover Police Protect and Serve

By Jeffrey Goodrich

I would like to take this opportunity to comment on the high degree of professionalism and commitment that our local Police Department demonstrates on a daily basis. Our Andover police officers show genuine interest in serving and protecting the people of Andover and are always courteous when interacting with their constituents. As for myself, I […]

Joan Aubrey, Director of NHEC

By Joan Aubrey

Vote for Your NH Electric Cooperative Directors The annual election for New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors is underway.  This year’s election has four director positions up for election and only one incumbent Director running.  Three other Directors have reached their term limits, meaning that there will be at least three new members joining […]

Report from Representative Wells

By Natalie Wells, State Representative

As I write this, the  House Session will meet two more times before winding down for this year.  It has been a very intense year for many bills. Some were signed into law, others may get reintroduced next Session. Again I notice Mr. Karrick listing bills and how I voted. That’s fine. However, one sentence […]

Donna Hartwell-Baker

By Donna Hartwell-Baker

Dear All, It seemed that spring would never get here, but alas it has arrived! The ice went out of Highland Lake before dawn, today. (April 24th) However, for several days, the lake was half open and the open side has been busy with waterfowl. I watched an adult loon swimming near Stella’s Beach on […]

Notes from Concord

By David Karrick

Once again I’ve been tracking some of the recent votes of our current State Representatives, Anne Copp and Natalie Wells, at the Statehouse in Concord: March 22 Session: House Bill 1313, Repeals prohibitions on carrying a loaded firearm on your OHRV or Snowmobile; Wells voted in favor, Copp was absent. Bill passed 181 to 148. […]