Beacon Mails Appeal to All Who Haven’t Donated

It’s up to all of us to support our community newspaper!

By Beacon Board of Directors

“We haven’t received your donation to the Beacon this year.” That’s the first line of a letter that will arrive in about 900 Andover mailboxes in mid-November. If you’ve already donated to Andover’s non-profit community newspaper this year, thank you! You won’t be receiving a letter, because you’re already doing your part to help the […]

Andover Police Stats September 2018

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 265 Calls for Service during September, including: Ambulance: 6 Animal-Wild: 4 Assist Citizen: 5 Assist Police: 5 Child Abuse: 1 Civil Issue/Stand-by: 3 Drug Possession: 1 Manner of Operation: 4 Sexual Assault: 1 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 5 Theft: 2 Traffic Offense-Citation: 2 Traffic Offense-Warning: 98 Arrests   Eric St Clair, Newbury, Age […]

Andover Beacon Offers New  Page Sponsorship Program

Will help defray increased production costs

By Steve Foley

It is no secret that printed newspapers are finding it difficult to stay afloat these days. The Beacon is facing the same challenges as other for profit newspapers. Recent talks with our printer revealed that our printing costs are expected to rise as much as ten percent in the next six months. As a way […]

Putting the Brakes on Breast Cancer

Press Release

Throughout October automotive repair shops across the country are looking to end breast cancer with a unique fundraising campaign. During the Month of October, Marshall’s Garage in Elkins, NH and more than 100 other Independent Auto Repair Shops across the US are raising funds for a breast cancer vaccine as part of the Brakes for […]

Andover Police Report for August 2018

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 247 Calls for Service during August, including: Assist Citizen:  9 Civil Issue/Stand-by: 12 Driving on Suspension/Revocation: 3 House Check Request: 3 Missing Person: 1 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 6 Theft: 3 Traffic Offense-Citation: 4 Traffic Offense-Warning: 102 Warrant-Criminal/Civil: 1 Weapon Violations: 1 Welfare Check: 2 Arrests: Justin Parr, Andover, Age 39: Operating […]

Lake Sunapee VNA “Perfect Together” Event Raises $50,000

Press Release
Lake Sunapee VNA “Perfect Together” Event Raises $50,000

NEW LONDON, NH – The Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice (LSRVNA) annual summer party held on August 22nd at the New London Historical Society was a grand success because of the generosity of so many guests, donors and sponsors. A relaxing evening of perfect matches of  featured food and drink (provided by talented local […]

Make Sure You are Prepared For Storms

Plan now while the sun is shining

By Rene Lefebvre, Fire Chief

As I write this story I am watching hurricane Florence slam into the Carolinas.  Mother Nature is an incredibly powerful force and for all our technical sophistication, we are at her mercy. Some of you will remember that I wrote about protecting ourselves from storms last year, considering the risk I hope you won’t mind […]

Budget Committe to Meet with School Board

The Andover Budget Committee will be starting its work beginning on Tuesday, October 2 with a meeting with the School Board. The meeting begins at 6:30 PM at the Andover Elementary Middle School. The full schedule of planned budget committee meetings will be published in the November Beacon.

Andover Hub Crafts Closet Opens

Saturday, October 27th

Press Release

After months of collecting, sorting and organizing donations, the Hub Closet is now ready to open to the public. Join us Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to noon at The Andover Hub (next to Pizza Chef) to shop for supplies or drop off donations or a bit of both. There will also be snacks […]

Complete “Ready Challenges” During National Preparedness Month

Press Release

CONCORD, NH – During National Preparedness Month in September, Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s (HSEM) mascot, Ready, the Prepared Puppy, is asking everyone to prepare for emergencies by completing a Ready Challenge each week. Each challenge is a simple, inexpensive step to preparedness: 1) sign-up for NH Alerts, 2) complete a family emergency plan, 3) […]