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Andover Service Club Invites Crafters to Come to the Fair

The third Andover Service Club (ASC) sponsored art and craft fair is coming on October 28 to Andover Elementary/Middle School. It is Christmas in October at the ASC Jingle Bell Fair. Artists and crafters are invited to show and sell their work at this indoor event (rain or shine) from 10 AM to 3 PM. […]

Andover Emergency Services Auxiliary Formed

It seems as though Andover has a building fire every year and a half or so. Every year and a half we think: we really could use an auxiliary! Last year’s fire at Proctor’s dorm sealed the deal! In past years it would only be one or two wives passing out water and sandwiches to […]

Andover Congregational Church News, June 2017

We are so pleased that one of our long time members and leaders among us, Kathy Winkfield, is in the process of being approved for ordination in the Anglican Church of North America. After preaching, teaching, and answering questions before the Board of Examining Chaplains, of the Diocese of New England, Kathy, when approved, will […]

Andover Historical Society’s Summer Raffle

Andover Historical Society’s Summer Raffle

  Summer is just around the corner, and so is the Andover Historical Society’s Old Time Fair and Summer Raffle Basket. The Raffle Basket is an annual fundraising event which is made possible through the generous support of local businesses, artists & crafters, and friends of the Society. Proceeds from the raffle help with the […]

Andover Historical Society Hosts Speaker Kevin Gardner

Why are we so fascinated with stone walls? Kevin Gardner explains how and why New England came to acquire its thousands of miles of stone walls, how they were built, and how their styles emerged and changed over time and their significance to our famous landscape. Along the way, Kevin will build a miniature wall […]

Fish Farming for fun, food, and profit

Fish Farming for fun, food, and profit

     

ASC Seeks Artists and Crafters

ASC Seeks Artists and Crafters

  If you are an artist whose specialty is painting in oil, watercolor, pen and ink, pencil, acrylic, or any other 2D or 3D medium, you are invited to reserve a 9 by 10 foot space for Christmas in October at Andover Service Club’s (ASC) Jingle Bell Fair. Perhaps you are a crafter making fine […]

Andover’s Covered Bridges

Andover’s Covered Bridges

  Who knew? Most Andoverites are familiar with the town’s two standing covered bridges over the Blackwater River. And some may recall additional wooden structures, on Lawrence Street, Cilleyville Road, Gale Road, and elsewhere. But who knew that there were once four covered bridges along the railroad tracks that pass through town? Those who attended […]

Andover Lions Club Membership Drive

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 […]

American Legion Post 101 to Hold Flag Day Ceremony

The American Legion’s Crosby-Gilbert Post 101 in Andover will hold a public Dignified Disposal of Unserviceable Flags Ceremony on Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14. The event will take place behind the Andover Fire Station at 7 PM. The ceremony will conform to time honored practices for the proper disposal by burning of unserviceable flags that […]