Recreation Committee, March 5, 2013

Condensed from draft minutes

Present: Committee members Justin Carey, Nicole Donovan, Tom Frantz, Christine Frost, Ellie George, Howard George, Alan Hanscom, Tim Norris, Brian Reynolds, and Kurt Weber. The meeting focused primarily on the design and construction materials of the Blackwater recreation building as detailed below. Design: Stickbuilt Siding: Hardyplank Roof: 30 year shingles Mechanical: Space for electrical, water, […]

Conservation Commission, March 13, 2013

Condensed from approved minutes

Present: Members Larry Chase, Nan Kaplan, Tina Cotton, Sandra Graves, Jerry Hersey (acting chair); member-designee Jason Dudek; visitors Frank Baker, Pat Moyer. Excused absent: Mary Anne Broshek (chair). February minutes were approved as amended. A mailing forwarded by the Town Administrator asked the Andover Conservation Commission (ACC) to consider donating a scholarship to allow a […]

Make Plans to Help with Town Clean-Up Week

No sign-ups this year – just get out there!

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

Here we are again! The piles of snow are melted, but what appears underneath is not a pretty sight around our beautiful town. Although we have some new beautiful sprouting grass and crocuses, there are also lots of cans, bottles, and other debris on the roadsides. It’s time to help out the roadsides and clean […]

Four Marching Bands on Tap for Fourth of July Parade

"Fairy Tales" is the theme for parade floats.

By Judy Perreault, Fourth of July Committee

“Fairy Tales” is the Fourth of July theme for 2013. For various reasons, we couldn’t manage a town voting this year, so the committee picked the theme. It is one that, in the past, has received numerous votes. There are many ways to portray this theme. We hope to see many creative floats in the […]

NH Senator Holds Town Hall Meeting

Hosmer in Tilton on May 2

Press release

Senator Andrew Hosmer, D-Laconia, announced today he will hold a town hall meeting for District 7. Hosmer will take the opportunity to update his constituents regarding the state budget, gambling, education funding, infrastructure, and the Affordable Care Act, as well as other legislative topics they would care to discuss: What:  A Town Hall Meeting for […]

Andover Fire Department Trains in Empty Proctor Building

Andover Fire Department Trains in Empty Proctor Building

Training is one of the best tools we have to learn new skills and improve the ones we have. Training needs to accomplish the goals of the task, but it also must be informative, interesting, and hopefully fun. That is an easy statement to make, but one that in real life is more difficult to […]

Fourth of July Celebration Needs Your Donations!

Volunteers needed to canvass friends and neighbors.

By Judy Perreault, Fourth of July Committee

Spring is officially here, but there is snow on the ground. Those hot July days seem very far away, but not for the Andover Fourth of July Committee. We have been meeting all year to work out all the details of being a town committee. With most of that behind us, we are turning our […]

National Emergency Medical Services Week

May 19 through May 25

  May 19 through May 25 is a great time to thank all the people our community relies upon for help when the unthinkable happens: our fire departments, police department, and – in honor of National EMS Week – the Andover EMS team, whose members we list below. Andover EMS Team EMS Chief John Kinney, […]

Town Clerk’s Office Closed for Two Days in May

Also: Property tax prepayment; dog tags; state park plates

By Joanna Sumner, Town Clerk and Tax Collector

The Town Clerk’s office will be closed on Wednesday, May 22, as both Wanda and I will be attending a training session offered by the state Department of Motor Vehicles. We will also be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. We will be open as usual on the last Saturday of […]