Colby-Sawyer College’s First Masters in Nursing Cohort Achieves 100 Percent Clinical Nurse Leader Certification

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NEW LONDON, N.H. – One hundred percent of Colby-Sawyer’s first cohort of Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) students passed the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification exam on their first attempt. For comparison, the national pass rate for the CNL exam over the last seven years averages 70 percent. In collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock (DH), the […]

NHEC Union Employees Remain on Strike

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NHEC Union Employees Remain on Strike Date: 5/14/18 Time: 9:22 AM PLYMOUTH, NH – Eighty-three of New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s (NHEC) 200 employees remain on strike.  The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union #1837 went on strike on May 3rd after nearly 20 negotiating sessions with NHEC management failed to result in a […]

Sestercentennial Committee & Salisbury Historical Society Team Up with a Float in the Andover July 4th Parade

By Gail Henry

Big news!  Look for a float celebrating Salisbury’s 250th birthday in the Andover 4th of July Parade.  The Sestercentennial Committee and the Salisbury Historical Society will team up to join the fun. People around town are already designing or planting their Welcome Wagons of Salisbury.  This is a fun competition where families will create some […]

 Franklin Savings Bank Raises Funds To Strike Out Cancer

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FRANKLIN, NH (May 10, 2018) – Franklin Savings Bank will host its 25th Annual Charity Softball Tournament  September 19 through September 28, 2018 at Odell Park in Franklin. All proceeds raised throughout the event will benefit local cancer treatment centers. For a $1.00 donation, community members are encouraged to stop by any Franklin Savings Bank […]


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CONCORD, N.H. – Governor Christopher T. Sununu’s School Safety Preparedness Taskforce asks the public to participate in increasing safety at New Hampshire’s schools by submitting suggestions through Governor Sununu’s website. “While no other state has done more to ensure the safety and security of our school kids, we must continue to improve their safety, and […]

Franklin VNA & Hospice hates Evil ticks

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Ticks are repulsive disease carriers and we all hate them; here’s what to do. June is arguably the best month, while ticks are surely one of the worst things ever. Ever. Lyme disease, babesiosis, anaplasmosis – all caused by ticks. While June brings vacations, hiking and gardening it should also bring tick checks. Oh, the […]

Andover Recreation Committee May Meeting Minutes

Andover Recreation Committee Minutes – May 9, 2018 Scott Allenby Condensed from approved minutes: Members Present: Tom Frantz, Jen Hauser, Heidi Murphy, Scott Allenby, Stephanie Bendixen, Ali Schaefer, Abi Webster, Alan Hanscom, Brian Reynolds Agenda: Approval of Minutes from April meeting Brian Reynolds moves to approve, Heidi Murphy seconds – all approve Treasurer’s Report Soccer […]

Andover Police Report for April 2018

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 202 Calls for Service during March, including: • Animal – Wild: 1 • Assist Citizen: 8 • Assist Police: 8 • Criminal Mischief: 2 • Dog – loose: 3 • House Check: 9 • Road Hazard/Obstruction: 5 • Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 6 • Traffic Accident: 3 • Traffic Offense – Citation: […]

Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH Receives Estate Gift to Benefit Children

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The Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH has received a substantial gift from the estate of Robert Wescott Durant.  Mr. Durant, who lived in Lancaster, NH since 1969, was a teacher, avid outdoorsman, naturalist, writer and accomplished wildlife photographer. His very generous gift will be used to support youth educational programs over the next ten years, […]

Tucker Mt Schoolhouse Opens for Season

Sunday, June 10, 1-3 PM

By Donna Baker-Hartwell
Tucker Mt Schoolhouse Opens for Season

Sunday, June 10 the school house will be open to the public from 1-3 PM. It will be open the second Sunday of each month through October. Special requests to visit may be arranged by contacting Donna Baker-Hartwell at or call 735-5586.  It is located two miles up Tucker Mt. Road from the Highland […]

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