Andover Recycling Shifts to “Single Stream, with Glass on the Side”

Solves the problem of two failing balers

By Charlie Darling, Beacon staff
Andover Recycling Shifts to “Single Stream, with Glass on the Side”

On Wednesday, July 10, the Andover Transfer Station employees were handing out bright yellow pieces of paper to everyone who rolled in, because effective that morning, a new recycling regimen was in place. Until further notice, we can throw all our recyclables except glass into the huge orange container that used to be just for […]

Enjoy the Bountiful Harvest at the School Garden

Veggies for dinner, or help with the weeds

Enjoy the Bountiful Harvest at the School Garden

The AE/MS school garden has a bountiful harvest coming for the community. Principal Jane Slayton and Gardener Par Excellence Kat Darling invite everyone to stop by to pick some veggies for dinner, or to pull some weeds. Photo: Jane Slayton

Stakeholder Group Looks Into Improving Broadband Access

Meeting on July 25 in Danbury

Press release

The Lakes Region Broadband Stakeholder Group cordially invites you to attend a roundtable discussion that explores potential broadband improvement solutions in Danbury and surrounding towns that lack access to adequate broadband connections. You will meet technology experts and local citizens who are leading broadband initiatives in the state and in your neighborhood. You will have […]

Board of Selectmen Minutes, June 17, 2013

Condensed from approved minutes

Road Agent’s Report Concrete from the Route 11 bridge reconstruction (by New Hampshire DoT) is being crushed at the Transfer Station. When crushed, it will become part of the Town’s gravel inventory. At the next work session, the Board and the Road Agent will review work orders that have not been authorized over the last […]

“Slices For Scholarships” on the Village Green

Get a slice of pie and help the scholarship fund

By Mary Ofenloch, ASC president

Once again on the Fourth of July, the Andover Service Club (ASC) will be selling “Slices for Scholarships.” The ladies of ASC bake assorted pies to be sold by the slice, proceeds of which are earmarked for the ASC Merit Scholarship Fund. The ladies of ASC are known in Andover and the surrounding communities for […]

Planning Board and Selectmen Work on Building Permit Revisions

Changes necessary to reduce Town's liability.

By Paul Currier, Chair, Andover Planning Board

Change is in the works to bring Andover’s Building Permit process up to date and to revise Andover’s Zoning Ordinance. The revisions will streamline the Town’s building permit process and better align the process with current state law. Andover has required building permits since Town Meeting adopted the Andover Building Ordinance in 1961. When zoning […]

Big Plans Around Town for the Fourth of July

Parade, flea market, book sale, car show, softball championships, and much, much more!

By Judy Perreault, Fourth of July Committee

It is the final countdown to the Andover Fourth of July celebration. A complete schedule appears in this issue of the Beacon. Programs with maps are also available at the East Andover Post Office and the Town Hall. The Fourth of July committee has been working very hard to bring you a “Fairy Tale” experience. […]

Board of Selectmen Minutes, May 20, 2013

Condensed from approved minutes

Present: Chairperson Mishcon, Selectman Coolidge, Town Administrator Roy, Road Agent Jon Champagne Road Agent’s Report Road sweeping will begin Wednesday of this week. Sweeping will continue for five days. The last of the street signs are ready for pick up at Granite State Sign Shop. The Applecrest Lane project began last week. More pipe needed […]

Board of Selectmen Minutes, May 6, 2013

Condensed from approved minutes

Present: Selectmen Danforth, Coolidge, Mishcon; Town Administrator Roy, and Road Agent Champagne Single Stream Recycling Budget for electrical does not allow for power being moved to the proposed site. There needs to be a plan on paper. A work session was tentatively scheduled for May 10. The session will start at the Transfer Station. The […]

Get Your Beach and Transfer Station Sticker at Town Clerk’s Office

Closed on July 4

By Joanna Sumner, Andover Town Clerk and Tax Collector

The Town Clerk’s office is going to be closed on Thursday, July 4. We will be open regular hours during the holiday week. New Hampshire State Park Plate Now that summer is upon us, we can begin visiting the state parks to go climbing, swimming, or just relaxing and having a picnic. With the State […]