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Blackwater Grange News: December 2013

Blackwater Grange #152 met on December 13 at 2 PM with Master Nowell presiding. There were 12 members present who voted on donations to: Andover Emergency Medical Services Wilmot Rescue Squad COA Andover Fourth of July Committee The Andover Beacon New Hampshire State Granger – the Grange newspaper Kearsarge Masonic Associates (in place of rent) […]

Free Solar Energy Workshop In Andover

A workshop for local homeowners interested in residential solar-energy installations will be offered on Saturday, January 12, from 10 AM to noon in the Proctor Academy Chapel on the Village Green in Andover. The workshop will be open to the public at no charge. Arranged by the Andover Energy Group, the workshop will be led […]

A Service Of Lessons, Carols, And Candlelight On Christmas Eve

During the Christmas season at Andover Congregational Church, there are a lot of ways to celebrate the holiday. On December 1, we held our annual Christmas Craft Fair. Many homemade goodies and crafts were available in the Highland Lake Grange Hall. This year, Bonnie Wesley and Pat Proctor headed it up. The following day, December […]

NHCHF Makes A Return Trip To The Fells

November was a busy month for the Halcyon Seekers. As a follow-up to our summer trip to The Fells, we teamed up with a local aerobics group and invited some friends and returned for a private Christmas tour. Each area in the Hays home was decorated for the holidays by a different floral business. The […]

Donations Needed For Andover Food Pantry

Donations Needed For Andover Food Pantry

The need to keep the shelves stocked at the Andover Food Pantry continues, and we can’t do it without your help. If you can, please send a check to the Andover Lions at PO Box 204, Andover 03216. Any amount, large or small, helps show that the community cares. If you’d prefer to shop for […]

Andover Service Club Holds Very Successful Pie Sale

Again this year, wonderful members of the community supported the annual Andover Service Club (ASC) Thanksgiving Pie Sale, which was held at the Circle K Deli in Potter Place on November 20 and 21. About 85 pumpkin, apple, pecan, mince, blueberry, raspberry, and cherry pies were baked by the ladies of ASC and sold for […]

Blackwater Grange Meeting Delayed Due To Sandy

Blackwater Grange #152 met on November 15, after the November 8 meeting was cancelled because of Storm Sandy. We received thank-yous for dictionaries from third-graders at Jennie Blake School in Hill and one class of Kearsarge Regional Elementary School in New London. Grange State Chaplain Hugh Clark has passed away. The members enjoyed the poem […]

Local Alternative-Energy Users Show Visitors How They Do It

Local Alternative-Energy Users Show Visitors How They Do It

About 50 local residents and students from Colby-Sawyer College showed up for Andover’s first Energy Awareness Day on Saturday, November 3. Hosted by the Andover Energy Group, attendees were able to visit with four homeowners who had installed solar photovoltaic and solar hot-water systems, and a local resident who has built a straw-bale home. Proctor […]

Andover Lions To Light Christmas Tree On December 1

Andover Lions To Light Christmas Tree On December 1

The Andover Lions, in conjunction with students from Proctor Academy, had a great time hosting a Halloween Open House at the Lion’s Den on Poplar Street in downtown Andover. We gave out candy, painted faces, played games, and drank cider. We are looking forward to doing an even bigger and better event next year. We […]

There’s Help Out There: Social Services

If you’re struggling, there’s help out there. Here’s a list of many area resources. Start Here! ServiceLink: Your connection to all kinds of assistance. 866 634-9412, ServiceLink.org Community Action Programs (CAP): 934-3444 New Hampshire Catholic Charities: Counseling, information and referral, support groups, and institutional healthcare. 800 562-5249 Andover Town Office: 735-5332 Food Andover Food Pantry: […]