Andover Service Club Elects New Officers

By Mary Ofenloch, Andover Service Club

   On Wednesday, June 13, at the annual Spring Luncheon at 74 Main, the Millstone Restaurant, the Andover Service Club Members elected the Executive Board for FY 2018-2019. They are Sandra Graves, President; Mary Phinney, 1st V.P.; Evelyn Davis, 2nd V.P.; Eileen Mackey, Secretary; Meme Bowne, Corresponding Secretary; Robin Boynton, Treasurer; Sandy Miller, Assistant Treasurer; […]

American Legion Crosby-Gilbert Post 101 News

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American Legion Crosby-Gilbert Post 101 News

The Post Commander Bill Leber announced the award of the Legionnaire of The Year 2017 to John Hanscom and presented him with an appropriate trophy, while commenting about John’s volunteering to help the Post in organizing the appropriate disposal of the worn flags ceremony in the last three years. He helped in food drives, the […]

Andover Transfer Station: Needed Changes Driven by Global Market

By Victoria Mishcon, Andover Selectboard Member

Everybody seems to love Single Stream Recycling. It’s so easy: all recyclables in one container and trash (non-recyclables) down the hopper. Sorting plants did all the work and there was a strong market for plastics, mixed paper, aluminum cans, etc. Andover’s rate of recycling increased when Single Stream went into effect 3 years ago and […]

Bringing Your Questions and Comments to a Public Meeting….or Not

By Victoria Mishcon, Andover Selectboard Member

Are you a person who hesitates to attend a town public meeting because you are too shy or hesitant to bring up questions or concerns in a public setting? Or are you a person who waits for the opportunity to voice your many frustrations to your elected officials, the more public the setting, the better? […]

Morrill Hill Road Bridge to Open

By Victoria Mishcon, Selectboard Member

At writing time, there are still a few things left to do on Morrill Hill Road Bridge. All of the prefabricated bridge and wing sections are in place. Riprap stone of different sizes cover the embankments. Concrete decking will go down soon, followed by a waterproof membrane and then a finish coat. Lastly, guardrails will […]

Andover Service Club Awards 4 Scholarships

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The Andover Service Club Awards 4 Scholarships Mary Phinney, Chairperson, ASC Scholarship Committee The Andover Service Club has just completed its Scholarship Program for the 2018 academic year.  We are delighted to announce that a total of $6,000 was awarded to four very deserving students. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must have a […]

Summer Reading Program Begins in June

Wednesday, June 20, at 5:30 PM

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The Andover libraries will be rocking this summer, joining in the nationwide summer reading program theme “Libraries Rock.”  With a combination of music and actual rocks, there will be various programs at the libraries to celebrate reading. Kids can participate in the summer reading challenge by logging books and making book suggestions at both libraries, […]

Andover Congregational Church News for May

By Sandra Miller

HAPPY SPRING (??) TO ALL!  Our Easter services went well with many people worshipping with us during this Holy season.  Flowers decorated the alter and were given in memory of loved ones by Bernice Nowell, Irene Jewett, Brenda Dubois, Darlene Tilton, Lorna Rogers, John and Amy Wagner, and Beth Bellows. The monthly Flea Market and […]

AHS Announces Opening of Museum and Other Upcoming Events

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The Andover Historical Society announces the 2018 opening of the Potter Place Railroad Station and J.. C. Emons General Store on Saturday, May 26, from 10  to PM. The buildings will continue to be open to the public until mid-October on Saturdays from 10 to 3 PM, and on Sundays from 12:30 to 3 PM. […]

Town Meeting Follow-Up From the Andover Select Board

By Victoria Mishcon

Many questions were asked at Town Meeting that required detailed answers. The information below addresses many of those questions. The scope of work for a full bid for Old College Road had not been established because, being a designated scenic road, residents have input on the project when a scenic road is resurfaced, and we […]

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