Fourth of July Raffle Winners for 2018

By Judy Perreault

The Fourth of July raffles was very successful, raising close to $900. Many thanks to all who donated raffle prizes and those who  purchased tickets. The proceeds go to help pay for the expenses associated with the Fourth of July  celebration. A detailed list of 2017 expenses was recently published in the Beacon  and it […]

Fire Department News

By Rene Lefebvre

I was attending an executive board meeting at the Fire Communications Center in Laconia recently.  After the meeting, as the Tilton chief and I walked to our cars, we noticed that the sky was ink black with clouds moving in quickly. Both of our cell phones were announcing a weather alert. The chief stated that […]

Andover Service Club Annual Report

By Mary Ofenloch

The past fiscal year for the ASC was from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. There were two meetings per month – the Executive Board met on the Monday before the first Wednesday of the month; the General Meeting was scheduled for the second Wednesday of the month. There were no meetings in July […]

Service Club Pie Sale to be at Andover Fire Station

Note change of location this year

Press release

The Andover Service Club’s Annual July 4th Fundraiser – “Slices for Scholarships” will now be set up at the Andover Firehouse. This is a donation only fundraiser, which means, the ladies of ASC will give a slice of pie to the person, or persons, who donate any amount, small or large, to the ASC Merit […]

Second Town Wide Yard Sale to Benefit Emergency Services

Sale will be on August 25

By Meghan Barton, Andover Emergency Services Aux.

Our 2nd annual Town Wide Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, August 25th from 8 am to 2 pm!  Our ladies of the Andover Emergency Services Auxiliary are excited that we had such a great turn out last year, with hope that this year will hopefully go just as well! We have updated a […]

Andover Lions Club Launches Membership Drive

Press Release

Lions Club International, the world’s largest service club organization, with more than 1.35 million members, is celebrating their centennial.  For 100 years the Lions have been fighting blindness, caring for the environment, suppressing hunger, aiding seniors and the disabled, serving local organizations and charities, and providing educational programs and scholarships.  The Andover Lions Club has […]

July 4 table on Village Green  to reveal plans for Oct. art gala

Will feature two known Andover artists

By Larry Chase
July 4 table on Village Green  to reveal plans for Oct. art gala

This year’s July 4 celebration on the Andover Village Green will feature at least one unusual display:  a tribute to the artworks produced by two of the town’s most famous artists, painter Annaleida van’t Hoff  (1909-1997) and sculptor Winslow Eaves (1922-2003). The purpose of the display is to provide advance notice of a Gala Weekend […]

2019 Historical Society calendar  Focuses on life in early Andover

Press Release
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 […]