Volunteers Needed for Special Olympics Summer Games

Press Release

June 1 and June 2 Special Olympics New Hampshire (SONH) will hold its State Summer Games at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. The Games will bring together nearly 800 athletes to compete in athletics, bocce, equestrian, powerlifting, sprint triathlon and swimming from Friday, June 1st to Saturday, June 2nd. Athletes have been training […]

Salisbury Farmers Market Opens June 20

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Salisbury Farmers Market will start its third year June 4, 2018.  It will be open on Mondays from 3 to 6 PM with the exceptions of holidays.   As in the past there will be fresh produce when in season. Our other vendors will provide fresh farm eggs, maple syrup and honey, homemade pies, mustards and […]

NH High School Short Film Festival announces 2018 winners

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The 11th annual New Hampshire Film Office took place at Red River Theatres in Concord on May 19, with up-and-coming filmmakers from around the state taking home prizes in several categories. Twenty-seven films were selected from 56 entries submitted by students from New Hampshire high schools and career and technology centers. They spanned a variety […]

Andover Transfer Station: Needed Changes Driven by Global Market

By Victoria Mishcon, Andover Selectboard Member

Everybody seems to love Single Stream Recycling. It’s so easy: all recyclables in one container and trash (non-recyclables) down the hopper. Sorting plants did all the work and there was a strong market for plastics, mixed paper, aluminum cans, etc. Andover’s rate of recycling increased when Single Stream went into effect 3 years ago and […]

Bringing Your Questions and Comments to a Public Meeting….or Not

By Victoria Mishcon, Andover Selectboard Member

Are you a person who hesitates to attend a town public meeting because you are too shy or hesitant to bring up questions or concerns in a public setting? Or are you a person who waits for the opportunity to voice your many frustrations to your elected officials, the more public the setting, the better? […]

Morrill Hill Road Bridge to Open

By Victoria Mishcon, Selectboard Member

At writing time, there are still a few things left to do on Morrill Hill Road Bridge. All of the prefabricated bridge and wing sections are in place. Riprap stone of different sizes cover the embankments. Concrete decking will go down soon, followed by a waterproof membrane and then a finish coat. Lastly, guardrails will […]

Andover Service Club Awards 4 Scholarships

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The Andover Service Club Awards 4 Scholarships Mary Phinney, Chairperson, ASC Scholarship Committee The Andover Service Club has just completed its Scholarship Program for the 2018 academic year.  We are delighted to announce that a total of $6,000 was awarded to four very deserving students. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must have a […]

Summer Reading Program Begins in June

Wednesday, June 20, at 5:30 PM

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The Andover libraries will be rocking this summer, joining in the nationwide summer reading program theme “Libraries Rock.”  With a combination of music and actual rocks, there will be various programs at the libraries to celebrate reading. Kids can participate in the summer reading challenge by logging books and making book suggestions at both libraries, […]

Antique and “Much Loved” Tool Sale to Benefit S. Danbury Church

By Linda Ray Wilson

The South Danbury Christian Church is having an “Antique and Much-Loved Tool Sale” on Saturday, May 26 (Memorial Day weekend).  For details, location, and hours, email southdanburychurch@nullgmail.com. Choose from hand tools, power tools, farm tools, and more, both old and new-ish.  We are gladly accepting donations! All proceeds benefit the South Danbury Church Preservation Fund. […]

Food Pantry Seeks Volunteers

Help needed Tuesday and Thursday mornings

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The Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry which serves residents of Andover, is looking for volunteers on Tuesday and Thursday mornings between the hours of 8:30 and 11:30 AM. Volunteers can help out once a month, once a week or as often as they can. Primary duties include; greeting and guiding shoppers, stocking shelves if able, […]