Donald Hall, Renowned Local Poet Dies at Age 89

Was United States Poet Laureate 2006-2007

By Steve Foley
Donald Hall, Renowned  Local Poet Dies at Age 89

Donald Hall, whose poetry was loved by his neighbors and by folks throughout the United States, died at Eagle Pond Farm in Wilmot on June 23. With his second wife, Jane Kenyon, a poet in her own right, Hall moved to Eagle Pond in 1975. The farm was the home of Hall’s grandparents and had […]

Foodstuffs: His Name is Kevin Roark…Prepare to Dine

Andover resident takes waiting tables to new level

By Peter Biello, NH Public Radio
Foodstuffs: His Name is Kevin Roark…Prepare to Dine

Reprinted with permission of NHPR Kevin Roark waits tables at the Barley House in Concord. On this day, he stands at the host’s station, greeting guests as they walk through the door. “Two?” Roark asks a pair of women who have come in for lunch. These women don’t seem to recognize Roark. But he has […]

Wilmot Woman Wins Kathy Anderson Scholarship

Awarded $2,500

Press Release
Wilmot Woman Wins Kathy Anderson Scholarship

Kimberlee Esposito of Wilmot, New Hampshire was selected as the 2017 recipient of the 7th annual Kathy Anderson Scholarship. Esposito, a New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC) member and mother of a young daughter, will receive $2,500 to help continue her studies at New Hampshire Technical Institute, where she is pursuing an associate degree in General […]

Andover High School Reunion

By Judy Perreault ‘53
Andover High School Reunion

Thirty-one Andover High School alumni and guests met for their annual reunion on July 8, 2017 at AE/MS, which we remember as Andover High School. In the morning we socialized, checked out the memorabilia, and some of us took a tour of the school. There was a lot of discussion of where our home rooms […]

Frank Haley Continues the Walk

Raised $10,522 in donations

By Lauretta Phillips

Frank Haley, 93, and his wife, Ann, have been working together to collect money to support the annual 3K Blind Awareness Walk-A-Thon for 13 years. Ann drives and Frank collects the funds to support the programs that The New Hampshire Association for the Blind (NHAB) produce. Frank being blind himself, decides where they are going […]

Andover Resident Thom Smith Creates Elementary School Science Curriculum

Awarded the 2016 Christa McAuliffe Sabbatical

By Larry Chase
Andover Resident Thom Smith Creates Elementary School Science Curriculum

  A 3.25-pound, 227-page loose leaf binder focusing on the ecosystem of New Hampshire’s rocky coast line and crammed full of facts, figures, field guides, and more is the end result of a year long study by Andover resident Thom Smith. Just released in PDF format at his Web site: engageyourstudents.org, the binder contains a […]

Frank Haley to Walk His 13th Annual 3K Walk for Sight

Last year Frank was top individual collector, raising $8,594

Press Release

On June 4, 2016 Frank Haley accepted the prize for being the top individual fund raiser for 12 consecutive years at the annual 3K walk hosted by the New Hampshire Association for the Blind (NHAB). His total for 2016 was $8,594. This is the 14th annual Walk for Sight. It is the 13th year for […]

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