2019 Historical Society calendar  Focuses on life in early Andover

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2019 Historical Society calendar  Focuses on life in early Andover

The Andover Historical Society’s 2019 fund-raising calendar, featuring early photographs of Andover collected by local photographer Frank Poblenz and described by longtime Andover selectman Ralph Chaffee, is hot off the press and will go on sale at the annual Andover Independence Day Celebration on the Village Green. Copies are $10 apiece and will be available […]

Andover Congregational Church News

By Sandra Miller

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA!  How blessed we are to live in this wonderful country!  Thank you God! We wish each of you a meaningful, safe, and Happy 4th of July! The Church will have a presence at Andover’s 4th of July celebration. We are planning on having a float in the parade. In addition, we will […]

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 […]