WHS BOD welcomes Catherine Stearns as its newest Director

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Longtime resident and descendant of well loved builder of many of Wilmot’s historic homes Josiah Stearns, Catherine Stearns was voted onto the board of Directors of the Wilmot Historical Society during the board’s July meeting. Catherine brings a wealth of knowledge about the life and times of early Wilmot residents and a keen interest in […]

Gregor Makechnie Coaches Team at Special Olympics USA Games

NH basketball team won a bronze medal

By Steve Foley
Gregor Makechnie Coaches Team at Special Olympics USA Games

On Friday, June 29, 36 athletes and 14 coaches from all over the state of New Hampshire headed off to Seattle, Washington for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. Among them was Andover Resident, Gregor Makechnie who is an assistant basketball coach for Team New Hampshire. Team New Hampshire joined thousands of Special Olympics athletes […]

Welcome Wagons & Old Home Day as Part of Salisbury Sestercentennial

Saturday, August 11, 2018

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Great fun, despite the heat.  Our float celebrating Salisbury’s 250th birthday in the Andover 4th of July Parade took second prize!.  Thanks to all those on the Sestercentennial Committee and Historical Society who put it all together. And thanks, of course, to the parade judges! We have 20 entries in The Welcome Wagons of Salisbury […]

League of NH Craftsmen Special Exhibition & Upcoming Fair

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CONCORD, NH – The League of NH Craftsmen presents Celebrating 85 – The Stevens Collection, a fine craft exhibition to honor Norman Stevens’ 85th birthday and the League’s 85th Annual Craftsmen’s Fair. This exhibition opened to the public on June 29 and will be open thru September 21 in the Exhibition Gallery at the League […]

4th of July Celebration Sucessful in Spite of the Heat

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4th of July Celebration Sucessful in Spite of the Heat

Hot! Hot! Hot!  Who can say that the  Andover 4th of July Committee can’t wish for hot weather for the 4th? Our wish certainly came true this year and then some! Nothing can keep a good town down though. Everyone stayed close to their liquids and cool, tasty treats. All aspects of Andover’s 4th of […]

Ausbon Sargent Protects Another Wendall Marsh Parcel in Sunapee

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Ausbon Sargent Protects Another Wendall Marsh Parcel in Sunapee

The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust is pleased to announce the closing on June 22 of the Wendell Marsh Expansion project, 40 acres of undeveloped land that includes a significant portion of the marsh habitat.  Wendell Marsh is located in Sunapee along NH Route 11 and has been an area of conservation focus for Ausbon […]

Old Friends Meet at Andover High School Reunion

By Judy Poblenz Perreault '53
Old Friends Meet at Andover High School Reunion

Over thirty alumni and family attended the Andover High School reunion held at the East Andover NH Grange.  Some of our regulars were unable to attend due to illness. Wish you all a speedy recovery. We visited in the morning and checked out the extensive collection of memorabilia.  Our meeting started with a rousing Andover […]

Ode to Donald Hall

By Janet Schwartz

(Ms. Schwartz was inspired to write this poem while biking along the rail trail.) The poet lies still At the farm The day lilies ring the gardens And bob their blossoms in reverence. The poet’s voice is still While the sun Ripens the black raspberries, Sweet yarrow dances with the wind flowers, Protective  St. John’s […]