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FNRT-MC Launches New Year at Annual Meeting

This year, the required annual meeting of the Friends of the Northern Rail Trail–Merrimack County was held on September 20 at the Highland Lake Inn, in East Andover. Co-President, Lindy Heim, called the meeting to order and Vice-President, Alex Bernhard, conducted the election of officers and directors for the coming year, with the following results […]

New Hampshire Loon Census Results

This year, 485 observers covered 118 of New Hampshire’s lakes during the annual count on July 15, about one third of the lakes that the Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) surveys and monitors annually. A few census participants were probably surprised to see some loons still on the nest in the middle of July, a result […]

Ausbon Sargent Announces Acquisition of the Roby Preserve

Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust has recently added a 41.98-acre parcel known as the Roby Preserve. It is located along Route 11 in East Andover. Years ago, Barbara Roby’s parents placed an easement with the Forest Society on their Taunton Hill property in East Andover. In recent years, Ausbon Sargent has been working with Barbara […]

SRK Greenway Fall Hikes

Sunday October 22 – Mount Sunapee Hike Join the SRK Greenway members for a great Fall hike up and over Mount Sunapee. Starting in Newbury Harbor we will hike the Greenway Trail #1 up and over Mt Sunapee to the Old Province Road in Goshen. This is a difficult 5.5 miles with significant changes in […]

FNRT Minutes, August 16, 2017

Board Attendees: Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, Tom Frantz, George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Chris Norris, Jack Shields, Peter Southworth, Nita Tomaszewski Guests: Jake Clausen, Becky Hiller, Ed Hiller, Patricia Rasche, Steve Rasche, Prescott Towle Special Guest Presentation: Larry Chase (Andover)   Co-Presidents Lindy Heim and Myra Mayman called the meeting […]

Five Little Turtles in a Row

Five Little Turtles in a Row

Andover Boy Scouts Stay Busy all Summer

Andover Boy Scouts Stay Busy all Summer

The Boy Scouts have been active this summer and have participated in several community service projects. We would like to thank everyone that participated in the Firecracker 5k, which is a fundraiser for the Boy Scouts/ Cub Scouts and the track program at AE/MS. The scouts also moved books for the Andover libraries to the […]

Testing the Water on Bradley Lake

Testing the Water on Bradley Lake

Granite State Carriage Association Held Annual Driving Event

Granite State Carriage Association Held Annual Driving Event

  If you were driving down Route 11 on Sunday August 18th, and looked over to the Potter Place parking lot, you would have seen about a dozen horse trailers and as many riders and carriages as the Granite State Carriage Association held their annual Andover Driving Event. The weather was lovely as about 8 […]

Help the Pollinators

Help the Pollinators

Pollination is the process of moving pollen grains between two flowers of the same species. About 75 percent of all flowering plants need help from pollinators and successful pollination results in healthy fruit and fertile seeds. Honey bees are the top pollinators, but are threatened by many different sources. Considering their declining numbers, we are […]

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