Converting an Old Andover House to Solar

Incentives and rebates help create a six- to eight-year payback

By Ken Wells, for the Beacon
Converting an Old Andover House to Solar

Twenty-five years ago, as newlyweds, my wife and I fell in love with an old house in Andover, and it became entwined in our story. We first saw the place on a day when mud season had exploded into glorious spring! Daffodils were poking up, Mount Kearsarge loomed in the distance, and we saw pileated […]

Be a VIP at the Fisher Cats Game on July 15!

Join the Andover Lions on a Party Deck

By Bill Leber, Andover Lions Club

The Andover Lions Club has reserved a Party Deck for dinner and the baseball game at the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays) versus the Portland Sea Dogs (Red Sox) on Monday, July 15, at 7:05 PM at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester. The Lions are inviting the members of the communities of Andover […]

Blackwater Grange #152

By Bernice Nowell, Blackwater Grange

Blackwater Grange #152 met on May 9 with seven members present, Master Clayton Powell presiding. Deputy Neil MacDonald and his wife Gale were present. He brought greetings from State Master Jim Tetreault and General Deputy Arthur Merrill. The Lecturer’s program was jokes and quizzes. The Grange meets next on Thursday, June 13.  

Andover High School Plans Summer Reunion

Saturday, July 6 in South Danbury

By Judy Perreault, AHS ’53

The 2013 Andover High School reunion is just around the corner; can’t believe another year has passed. I had an aunt that said “the older you get, the faster the time goes by,” and I guess she was right. I look forward to seeing classmates from near and far. Some live right here in town […]

Andover Lions are Planning a Busy Summer

Seeking new members to help serve the community

By Joyce Egge, Andover Lions Club

The Andover Lions hosted an Open House on April 22 at 6 PM at Naughty Nellies for prospective new members and former members. An ice cream social with many toppings was provided by Naughty Nellies and was a big hit. We have one new member, Mrs. Laura Danforth, and are working on welcoming another one. […]

Andover Service Club Learns About Gardening for Wildlife

By Joyce Egge, Andover Service Club
Andover Service Club Learns About Gardening for Wildlife

Our April meeting was our Guest Night which consists of members inviting someone to attend with them, bringing a dish to share, and having an enjoyable evening of great food, fellowship, and wonderful entertainment. This year we held it at the East Andover Grange Hall. We had 48 members and guests. A short meeting was […]

Fred Marple Show Raises Scholarship Money

Service Club event gets local folks up on stage

Press release
Fred Marple Show Raises Scholarship Money

On April 20, the Andover Service Club (ASC) presented a production of Fred Marple of Frost Heaves, New Hampshire at AE/MS. This was a benefit for the ASC Scholarship Fund. Fred, played by humorist Ken Sheldon, performed skits with volunteers Lorraine Roberts, Mary Demers, Evelyn Davis, Joyce Egge, Marcus Johnson, Robert Ofenloch, and ASC President […]

NHCHF Shares Recipe for Taiwanese Treat

By Judy Perreault, NHCHF

In April we did not have our regular monthly meeting, as we attended the state spring workshop. With the approach of summer we would like to share one of our Taiwan recipes that was so delicious. Ingredients 4 cups of ice cubes or crushed ice 4 tablespoons condensed or evaporated milk Syrup 1/2 cup dark […]

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