About 1,000 Andover Families Have Not Supported the Beacon This Year!

That’s a big problem … please help!

By Andover Beacon Board of Directors

If you received an envelope from the Beacon in mid-November, please send your tax-deductible donation to the Beacon today. Only about 136 families had done their part by mid-November to support Andover’s non-profit community newspaper in 2018. But the Beacon needs everyone’s help in order to continue in its vital role of knitting the community […]

Andover Police Stats for October 2018

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 318 Calls for Service during October, including: Abandoned Vehicle: 2 Alarm-House: 4 Ambulance: 5 Assist Citizen: 12 Fraud: 1 Neighborhood Dispute: 1 Reckless Driving: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 6 Sexual Assault: 2 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 5 Traffic Offense-Citation: 4 Traffic Offense-Warning: 77 Warrant-Criminal/Civil: 5 Weapon Violation: 1 Arrests: Timothy Armen, Andover, age […]

Breast Cancer Awareness

Press Release

Franklin – Franklin VNA & Hospice want to remind you that breast health is important! Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women. It is estimated that more than 40,500 women in the United States will die each year of this, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. One in eight women in […]

Chapin Senior Center November Programs

Press Release

Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group – Mondays at 8:45 AM We want to hear your stories and we’ll share a few of our own. Come visit over an endless cup of coffee! This is a walk-in program. French Discussion Group – First and Third Mondays at 4:15 PM Join this casual, friendly group to […]

Planning Board Seeks Input on Zoning Changes

Upcoming Meetings

Press Release

Planning Board Considers Changes The Planning Board (PB) is looking for public input to several possible Zoning changes and adjustments to both the Andover and Cilleyville Village Districts. The PB has been in general conversations surrounding commercial and housing growth for the town, consistent with our desire to maintain the rural atmosphere while recognizing the […]

Tear It Down! – An Andover Family’s Nightmare

By Barbara Mills Lassonde
Tear It Down! – An Andover Family’s Nightmare

What would you do if your dream home was nearly built and you were ordered to tear it down? That’s what happened to Dave and Donna Bates of Andover.     Before the couple purchased land along Eagle Brook, they checked with the town to be sure it was a buildable lot. With that assurance, they bought […]

NH Electric Co-op Members to See 7% Winter Bill Increase

Press Release

PLYMOUTH, NH – Rate changes effective with bills rendered November 1, 2018 will result in an overall bill increase of 7%, or $7.04 per month, for a typical residential member of New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC). The bill increase is the net result of rate changes to two charges on members’ bills – Co-op Power […]

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Announces Native American Month

Press Release

WARNER, NH:  The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum announces an entire month of lectures and presentations for the month of November to celebrate Native American Month. The museum has planned a series of lectures for the first three weekends of November. The presentations are as follows: November 3- Allan Madahbee will present “Flutes of Turtle Island” […]

Help Needed to Preserve Historic Building

By Grange Hall Preservation Committee

The Highland Lake Grange Hall Renovation Committee hired an engineering firm partially funded through the N.H. Preservation Alliance to do a structural evaluation of the Highland Lake Grange Hall.     The following recommendations for the main building structure were recommended: • Reinforce rafter-to-rafter connections and rafter-to-ceiling joist connections with plywood gussets or similar • Consider […]

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