Letter: Single Stream Recycling

By Ken Tripp

Our trash co-op has finally decided to abandon its single stream business venture. This means that Andover is no longer committed to participate in a single steam recycling (SSR) program. The Andover Board of Selectmen still feel that single stream is the wave of the future for Andover. We would most likely have to pay […]

Letter: Thanks So Much

By Mario Ratzki

To voters in Andover, Danbury, and Salisbury who endorsed me in the last Beacon issue: I appreciate your support and your help.

Letter: Election Day

By Mario Ratzki

The time has come to make a choice. I am proud of the campaign I have run for State Representative for District 1: Andover, Danbury, and Salisbury. It has been conducted in a civil and respectful manner on both sides. I have embraced a common-sense approach based on balance and bi-partisanship in regard to public […]

Letter: Lack of Understanding

By Susan Chase

Jenn Coffey, Andover’s current state representative, wrote in the September Beacon about her concerns as she seeks re-election on November 6. She wrote particularly of the need to attract businesses to New Hampshire, yet her voting record indicates a lack of understanding of what is important to businesses considering locating here: 1) A strong education […]

The Free State Project

By Dean Barker

The Free State Project, an anti-government movement, was first proposed in 2001 by Jason Sorens, a professor from New York. From his manifesto: “What I propose is a Free State Project, in which freedom-minded people of all stripes … establish residence in a small state and take over the state government…. Once we’ve taken over […]

Andover Constitutional Freedom Alliance: Freedom Isn’t Free

By Sandra Williams, Andover Constitutional Freedom Alliance

Sandra Williams delivered this speech at the October 23 meeting of the newly-formed Andover Constitutional Freedom Alliance (ACFA) at the Masonic Hall in Potter Place. The ACFA plans to have another meeting there on Tuesday, November 27, at 7 PM. For more information, visit its page on Facebook, or contact Sandy at 735-5404 or LdyFlwr@nullmsn.com. […]

Jenn Coffey Works To Make A Difference

By Jennifer Coffey

People who read Larry Chase’s letter in the last issue of the Beacon might gather that I am an amateur author with a penchant for preserving our rights as parents, as individuals, and as a nation. Like the generations before us, I learned from my parents and grandparents that government is not here to meet […]

Votes Based On Ideology Have Hurt New Hampshire

By Mary Anne Broshek

Before the last election, I wrote a letter giving reasons why I was voting for state Democrats. I listed the amazing national rankings New Hampshire had received under the previous four years of a Democratic legislature and before that when we had a legislature of moderate Republicans and Democrats who worked together – no ideology, […]

Details Of Medicaid Funding And Eligibility

By Mary Anne Broshek I worked at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for 30 years and dealt with eligibility for Medicaid and all public assistance programs. I saw a number of items in Faith Clendenen’s letter in the September Beacon that I feel need to be corrected. I also want […]

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