Lions Hold Eye Screenings for Kids in Andover, Wilmot

Also: a refrigerator for the Food Pantry

By Joyce Egge, Andover Lions Club
Lions Hold Eye Screenings for Kids in Andover, Wilmot

The Andover Lions Club met at Naughty Nellie’s on Monday, March 11 wearing as much green as they could in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Lion Dan Coolidge outshined all the others with his green attire, tongue, eyebrows, and blinking shamrocks. Our speaker for the meeting was Scott Wilson of Hudson Lions Club, who is […]

Third Saturday Community Supper Moves to Fourth Saturday for April

Avoids a conflict with Fred Marple Show

Press release

The Outreach Committee of the Andover Congregational Church has rescheduled the popular Third Saturday Community Supper for the month of April. Instead of having it on Saturday, April 20, it will be on the 27th – a change just for this month. It will be held in the Highland Lake Grange Hall in East Andover […]

Geothermal Workshop Comes to Andover on April 6

By Larry Chase, Andover Energy Group
Geothermal Workshop Comes to Andover on April 6

A workshop on residential geothermal energy systems – which capture the nearly constant 50- to 60-degree temperature trapped below the earth’s surface and use it to heat and cool the home – will be offered by two local experts on Saturday, April 6, between 10 AM and noon in the Andover Town Hall meeting room. […]

Town Crier Welcomes News From Andover Organizations

By Susan Chase, Concord Monitor Correspondent
Town Crier Welcomes News From Andover Organizations

Susan Chase, the Andover “Town Crier” correspondent for the Concord Monitor, reminds Andover organizations and individuals that she welcomes notices of upcoming events and other items of potential interest to Monitor readers from Andover for publication in the “Town Crier” section of the paper each Sunday. Organizations that would like publicity for their events can […]

NHCHF Begins Year With Isles of Shoals

By Judy Perreault, NHCHF

We began our new year with a program about the Isles of Shoals. Nancy Barrett, our leader, had attended a conference there and was so taken with the islands and its history that she wanted to share her information with the Halcyon Seeker members. So many times we are so anxious to go other places […]

Andover Lions Club News, January 2013

By Joyce Egge, Andover Lions Club

The Andover Lions were unable to meet due to slippery roads on February 11. Hopefully, we will be able to meet on the 25th of February. The speaker for the second meeting in January was Eric Wiswall, owner of the Haunting Whispers Vineyard in Danbury. We were also delighted to have Erin, his wife and […]

Andover Energy Group Screens “Surviving Progress”

By Susan Chase, Andover Energy Group

Area residents are invited to a showing of the 2012 documentary Surviving Progress on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 PM in the library of the Andover Elementary/Middle School. The film is sponsored by the Kearsarge Area Transition Initiative and the Andover Energy Group. Surviving Progress poses the challenge currently facing our world of how we best use […]

The Rest of the Town Report for 2012

The annual Town Report includes reports from all the Town committees, boards, commissions, and other entities that form our local government. It also includes reports from some agencies and organizations that serve our community. To round out this annual update, the Beacon asked over 20 other organizations that serve our community for a short report on […]

Rest of the Town Report: Immaculate Conception Church

Immaculate Conception in Potter Place is a small church with a full house each Sunday. Our only mass is at 8:30 AM, and everyone who attends becomes special, and we are all connected. Events during the year include the upcoming Spaghetti Supper (now 33 years old), our Spring and Fall Rummage Sales, and our annual […]

Rest of the Town Report: East Andover Village Preschool

East Andover Village Preschool continues to grow and learn on Chase Hill Road as part of the Andover Congregational Church property. Our continuing teachers are Elizabeth Janvrin, Alicia Colby, and Carmen Bates, and we have welcomed Lois Magenau to our teaching team. We have morning and full-day preschool programs for children ages three years to […]

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