Andover Road Relics Planning a Big Fourth of July

Also at Pizza Chef on June 8, 4 to 6 PM

By Judy Perreault, Fourth of July Commitee

The Andover Road Relics car club has had a busy month of May attending local car shows. On Sunday, June 8, they will sponsor a cruise night at Pizza Chef in Andover from 4 to 6 PM. All makes and models of cars are welcome. Plans are just about complete for the Road Relics’ Fourth […]

Town-wide Revaluation Updates All Properties to Market Value

Notice of your new property value arrives soon

By Mark Stetson, Avitar Assessment Supervisor

For tax year 2014, all Andover property values will be updated to market value as of April 1, 2014. With the real estate market fluctuating over the past few years, many of you will see your property values decrease; however, some may see them increase. Just because some values decrease, this does not mean that […]

Air National Guard Band Performs on the Fourth

High Altitude Rock Band at 11 AM

By Judy Perreault, Fourth of July Committee
Air National Guard Band Performs on the Fourth

Unfortunately, due to government budget cuts we were not able to get the full Air National Guard Band of the Northeast to march in our Fourth of July parade this year. We are very pleased that they are sending their High Altitude Rock Band to present a concert on the Village Green. They will play […]

Cancer Presentation Slated for June 6

Three experts discuss risk, screening

Press release

Do you have questions or concerns about cancer? Please join us on Friday, June 6, at 7 PM at the Town Hall for a presentation and discussion led by experts in the field. Some of the topics to be covered are: What is cancer? How does cancer develop? What are some risk factors? Other factors […]

Beacon Editorial Board Needs Three or Four Volunteers

Help pick the stories for each month’s Beacon

By Charlie Darling, Beacon staff

We need more people involved in picking stories for the Beacon each month, so we’d like to form an Editorial Board to meet early every month to plan the next Beacon. Would you consider volunteering a few hours each month to help the community have the most interesting, useful newspaper possible? The Editorial Board’s job […]

Changes Needed to Improve the Town Beach

Plan on June 8, work on June 15

By Sophie Viandier, Board of Selectmen

Let’s get muddy now so we won’t have to get muddy later! Chaffee Beach is one of Andover’s most visited spots in the summer, but recently it has lost a bit of its charm. Join Sophie Viandier on Sunday, June 8, from 1 to 3 PM to design our dream Chaffee Beach. We will look […]

Meetings to Discuss Concerns About Cancer in Andover

First meeting on June 6 in the Town Hall

By Vicky Mishcon, for the Beacon

During my time as a selectwoman, I was approached several times by Andover residents who are concerned about the number of cancer cases in Andover Village. Was there anyone at the state level who could look at the incidence of cancer in the village and determine a common cause or let us know if the […]

New Recycling Compactor in Service at Transfer Station

Watch for changes to traffic flow, coming soon

By Marj Roy, Town Administrator
New Recycling Compactor in Service at Transfer Station

The town’s new single-stream recycling compactor was installed at the Transfer Station and ready for use on Wednesday, April 16. The compactor makes it almost as easy to use the recycling bin as it is to use the trash hopper. Recyclables, including glass, go in the compactor, which replaces the open orange dumpsters and the […]

Joe Kenney Sworn In as Executive Councilor

“Filling the shoes” of Ray Burton

Press release

At the Governor and Executive Council meeting held at the State House on March 26, Governor Margaret Hassan administered the oath of office to Joseph D. Kenney, District One’s new Executive Councilor. “I’m filling the shoes of a legend named Ray Burton, someone who is irreplaceable for the state of New Hampshire.  I want to […]

Make Plans to Help with Town Clean-Up Week

No sign-ups, just get out there!

By Mary Anne Broshek, Andover Conservation Commission
Make Plans to Help with Town Clean-Up Week

The sixth annual Town Clean-Up Week will begin on Saturday, May 3. This event is a joint effort by the Andover Conservation Commission and the Town of Andover. Andover residents are encouraged to adopt a road or roads to clean up. The clean-up does not have to occur during Town Clean-Up Week, but it is […]

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