News From East Andover Village Pre-School

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News From East Andover Village Pre-School

After a long winter, we were so excited to hang up our snow pants and spend time outside without hats or mittens!  We are enjoying the sand and mud once more. The beans we harvested in the fall were planted in the classroom last month and have been flourishing on our window sills, waiting for […]

Gail Campbell Higgins, March 25, 2018

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Gail Campbell Higgins, March 25, 2018

  Gail Campbell Higgins Aurora, Maine Died March 25, in Springfield, NH Gail Campbell Higgins was born on December 20, 1947, the second of 6 children to Floyd and Kathleen Campbell in St. Johnsbury, VT. She graduated from Orono High School, Orono, ME in 1965. At Nasson College she met her future husband of 49 […]

David “Dave” Thompson, Februrary 20, 2018

DOVER – David “Dave” Thompson died Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at the Wentworth Douglass Hospital following a year residency at the Langdon Home in Dover, New Hampshire. Dave was born May 1, 1933, in East Andover, New Hampshire. Dave attended Proctor Academy in Andover, New Hampshire. He loved skiing and was captain of the ski […]

Richard Soucy, March 10, 2018

Richard Lionel Soucy, 70, of Fitchburg, MA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his children and grandchildren at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA on Saturday March 10, 2018. He was born on May 25, 1947 in Pinardville, NH to the late Philemon and Malvena (Audet) Soucy, and graduated from Goffstown High School in 1965. Richard enlisted […]

Peter Floyd Otto, March 12, 2018

Peter Floyd Otto, March 12, 2018

  Peter F. Otto, 66, of Andover, NH passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018. Peter was born on February 27, 1952 in Concord, NH to Floyd F. Otto Jr. and Therese (LeBrun) Otto. An attendee of Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Peter was the third generation owner of Concord Photo Engraving, Inc. He […]

Betty A. (Miller) Dickerman, March 16, 2018

New London, NH – Betty A. (Miller) Dickerman, 91, died March 16, 2018 at Merrimack County Healthcare following a period of declining health.   She was born in East Andover, NH on January 24, 1927, the daughter of Arthur and Beatrice (McKeage) Andrews. Betty attended the Dyer’s Crossing  School in East Andover and graduated from Andover […]

Robert Erskine Hamilton, Jr., February 5, 2018

Robert E. Hamilton, Jr. “We are, all of us, molded and remolded by those who have loved us; and though the presence of their love may pass, we remain none-the-less their work – a work which they very likely do not recognize and one which is never exactly what they intended. No love and no […]

Dennis Carl Stevens, March 8, 2018

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Dennis Carl Stevens, March 8, 2018

Dennis Carl Stevens ( August 29, 1954 – March 08, 2018 ) Sutton, NH-Dennis Carl Stevens, 63, of Chalk Pond Road, died on March 8, 2018 at the White River Junction VA. Born on August 29, 1954, Dennis graduated from Merrimack Valley High School.  He served in Korea in the US Army from 1974-1976. Dennis […]

Marcia Jane Stevens, 3/10/18

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Marcia Jane Stevens ( March 10, 1957 – March 10, 2018 ) Marcia Jane Stevens, 61, of Andover NH passed away on Saturday March 10th at Franklin Regional Hospital in Franklin NH. She was born in Concord, MA, daughter to the late Helen and Stanley Osborn Jr. She graduated Acton-Boxboro Regional HS 1975, University of […]

Andover’s John Hodgson Writes Biography of Richard Potter

Potter was "most famous person of his day"

By Steve Foley

Close up of the cover of Richard Potter, America’s First Black Celebrity, a biography of an African American who resided in Andover in the early 1800’s.If you did not grow up in Andover, or maybe if you did, you might wonder why the northern section of Andover, with the historic railway station, is referred to […]

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