Andover’s Fourth of July Committee Sends Christmas Wishes

The Andover Fourth of July Committee would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas! Although it’s cold outside now, move a little closer to your woodstove and you will begin to feel the heat that we all enjoy on the Fourth of July. Just look outside at 4 PM this afternoon and it […]

Capital Improvement Planning Process Complete for 2016

Current plan can be viewed on Town Web site

By Doug Phelps, Capital Improvement Committee Chair

The 2017 Capital Improvement Planning cycle was completed with the public hearing held on November 16. The current plan, as submitted to the Select Board and the Budget Committee in October, was reviewed at the lightly-attended hearing. The Capital Improvement Plan is intended as an advisory document for budgetary planning related to projects or equipment […]

Planning Board Proposes Amendment to Zoning Ordinance

Public Hearings on Tuesdays, December 13 and January 10

Press release

Many people in Andover are living in houses larger than they currently need. Some of those people want to be able to use that space for another family to live without the process of creating an apartment building. At the same time, there are people looking for small living spaces because of new jobs in […]

Budget Committee Schedule Revised for the 2017 Budget Season

Public hearings on December 14 and January 18

Press release

The Andover Budget Committee has revised its schedule for the remainder of the 2016-2017 budget process. Each meeting is on a Wednesday at 7 PM in the Town Hall meeting room. November 30: Highway Department, Transfer Station, other Town departments December 7: Total Town Budget December 14: Public Hearing for the Town, fire, and water budgets […]

Andover Videos for November 2016

Press release

Visit the Andover Cable TV Station’s page on the Town Web site at AndoverBeacon.com/Cable-TV-Videos to watch these and other Andover videos this month: Robert Azzi – Ask a Muslim Anything, September 26 Pollinators in the Landscape, September 22 Tucker Mountain Schoolhouse, September 11 Andover Historical Society, September 1 Andover Institute, Raptors and Moose, August 25 […]

Budget Committee Schedule for 2017 Budget Season

Public hearings December 21 and January 11

The Andover Budget Committee has announced its schedule for the remainder of the 2016-2017 budget process. Each meeting is on a Wednesday at 7 PM in the Town Hall meeting room. November 9: Andover Village District, Andover Fire District 1, East Andover Fire Precinct. November 16: Police, Emergency Medical Service, Recreation Committee November 30: Highway […]

Learn More on November 1 and December 6 About Proposed $3.6 Million AE/MS Project

Tour and presentation start at 5 PM

By Dean Barker, Andover School Board

Andover Elementary/Middle School and its school board are eager for members of the public to learn more about the facilities project proposal that was voted on at our September board meeting. In addition to the public hearing scheduled for January 18 and the vote for a bond on March 6, we have arranged two separate […]

Christmas Trees at East Andover Fire Station on December 2 and 3

Get water at AFD if your well is dry

By Rene Lefebvre, Andover Fire Chief
Christmas Trees at East Andover Fire Station on December 2 and 3

One of the lessons we teach new firemen is how to protect themselves from the intense heat of a fire. One of the best and most used methods is to set the nozzle on a wide fog pattern and crouch near the spray as you enter the building. The force of the spray pulls in […]

Building on Success

Dedicated to increasing float entries

Press release

Summer has gone. Welcome fall! Cooler nights ahead, but warm feelings from the last July 4th celebration remain. Think about the wonderful memories of the few members of town who still remember all 74 July 4th celebrations! How lucky they are! With that in mind, don’t you think our next celebration, our 75th, should top […]