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Tax Preparation Volunteers Urgently Needed

Additional volunteers are needed for income tax preparation in New London, Andover, and Newport. Presently there are 12 volunteers. Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. You don’t need to be an AARP member or be a retiree to volunteer. “The AARP Tax-Aide program is a wonderful resource for the American taxpayer,” said Ron […]

Heavy Rain and Wind Cause Damage Throughout Region

Heavy Rain and Wind Cause Damage Throughout Region

One of the worst storms that the area has seen in the last thirty years swept through New Hampshire late on Sunday, October 29. Dropping close to three inches of rain in most of Merrimack County and packing winds up to 60 miles per hour, damage was relatively light in Andover. In spite of the […]

Andover Police Chief Announces Retirement

Andover Police Chief Announces Retirement

  After serving as Andover’s Police Chief for over twenty-one years, Glenn Laramie has announced his retirement. Laramie’s last day will be November 15. Sitting in his no frills office at the police station, Laramie reflected on the changes he has seen since joining the department as a part-time patrolman in 1994. At the time, […]

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town! He’ll be meeting and greeting visitors at The Andover Hub (Andover’s old town hall) at 157 Main Street in Andover Village from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 10. Kids especially may want to come by to have a one-on-one chat with the jolly old fellow, have their […]

Ongoing Classes, Coffee and Quilting at The Andover Hub

Fitness activities, drop-in “Coffee at The Hub,” and an informal quilting group are off to a strong start at The Andover Hub this fall. The continuing Bone Builders class attracts 12 to 15 people every Tuesday and Thursday, 9-10 AM, is free of charge and is always open to new participants. A new four-week Tai […]

Holiday Sing & Play Offered for Little Kids at The Hub

Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers through five years old along with their caregivers are invited to participate in a “Holiday Sing & Play” series offered at The Andover Hub, 157 Main Street. Classes will be offered on Mondays, 9:30 to 10:15 AM beginning on December 4, and on Fridays, 1 to 1:45 PM, beginning December 1 […]

Holiday Craft Workshops Offered at The Andover Hub

Those who would like to try their hand at “dinnerware decoupage,” the craft of using fabric applied to glass dishes to make decorative dinnerware, will have the opportunity to learn the technique on Saturday, November 11, and Saturday, December 2, 2 to 4 PM, at The Andover Hub, 157 Main Street. Andover resident Heidi Clasby, […]

NHEC Sets Winter Period Rate Increase

Effective with bills rendered on or after November 1, 2017, New Hampshire Electric Co-op’s (NHEC) rates will be adjusted for the winter season to reflect changes in the cost of power at the wholesale level. The rate changes will result in an overall bill increase of 8%, or $8.15 per month, for a typical residential […]

Solar power lights up – and heats – Andover’s Town Office Building

Solar power lights up – and heats – Andover’s Town Office Building

  The Andover Town Offices’ 68-panel solar system is installed and generating electricity! This step completes the building’s energy upgrade, which has included weatherization, a switch to LED lighting throughout, and the installation of air-sourced electric heat pumps earlier this year. The solar system is expected to supply the building’s electrical needs, and to save […]

Culvert Assessments in Andover in October and November

Culvert Assessments in Andover in October and November

     

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