Board of Selectmen Minutes, February 19, 2013

February 19 Condensed from approved minutes Present: Selectmen Gross and Danforth, Town Administrator Roy, Road Agent Champagne, guest Jeff Miller. Selectman Mishcon was absent due to illness. Road Agent’s Report – Jon Champagne Jon presented an estimate for drainage, catch basins, etc. on Valley Road. He also presented a quote from Clarke and Company for […]

Board of Selectmen Minutes, February 4, 2013

Condensed from approved minutes

February 4 Condensed from approved minutes Present: Selectmen Mishcon, Danforth, Gross, Town Administrator Roy, Road Agent Jon Champagne Road Agent’s Report Jon reported that he visited the logging operation on Valley Road when the operation was first established. Since then, he has received a report of severe ruts in Valley Road and tree damage in […]

Board of Selectmen Minutes, January 21, 2013

Condensed from approved minutes

January 21 Condensed from approved minutes Present: Selectmen Mishcon, Selectman Gross, Selectman Danforth, Marjorie M. Roy Department Reports Jon Champagne, Road Agent The measurement from edge of asphalt to the corner pin at the sandpit on White Oak Road is 640 feet. Grader hours as of January 7 were 4,830. Jon asked the Board to consider allowing him […]

Board of Selectmen Minutes, January 7, 2013

Condensed from approved minutes

January 7 Condensed from approved minutes Present: Members Mishcon, Gross, Danforth; Town Administrator Roy; Road Agent Jon Champagne. Road Agent’s Report There was discussion of a private logging operation on Valley Road. The Road Agent has spoken with the logger several times this week regarding getting his equipment to the Bourdon property on Valley Road. Jon […]

School District Meeting Results, Article by Article

Full-day kindergarten passes on a ballot vote

By Charlie Darling, Beacon staff

About 150 Andover taxpayers met on Monday, March 4, in the AE/MS gym to hold the annual Andover School District Meeting. Moderator Betsy Paine opened the meeting by introducing the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, who led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance and then recited the AE/MS Eagle Code. Betsy then introduced the […]

Town Meeting Results, Article by Article

Voters approved all 20 warrant articles

By Anne Hewitt, for the Beacon

On March 12, Andover taxpayers gathered in the AE/MS gym for Andover’s annual Town Meeting. Moderator Dan Coolidge opened the meeting with an introduction of the Selectmen: Vicky Mishcon, Don Gross, and Jim Danforth; Town Administrator Marj Roy; Town Clerk Joanna Sumner; and State Representative Mario Ratzki. Judy Evans led the Pledge of Allegiance. Janet […]

Town Meeting 2013: the Selectmen’s View

By Andover Board of Selectmen

On March 15, the Andover Board of Selectmen held its first work session since Town Meeting and the election of Duncan Coolidge to the Board. As in years past, the Board discussed the issues, lessons, and concerns expressed at Town Meeting and the overall role played by the Selectmen. As clearly shown in the photo […]

School District Meeting 2013: the School Board’s View

By Andover School Board

The tone of the Andover School District Meeting was quickly set by the Cub scouts and Daisy Girl Scouts leading the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Andover Elementary/Middle School (AE/MS) Eagle Code. This reminded all that the United States is a great place to live, and AE/MS is the best place to […]

New Street Lights on Main Street Improve Safety, Save Money

New Street Lights on Main Street Improve Safety, Save Money

Workers from New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC) installed new LED street lights on Main Street in Andover last month. The old-technology bulbs had dimmed over time, so for safety and energy efficiency, the Andover Energy Group worked with NHEC to change the fixtures to LEDs at no cost to the town. The LEDs give brighter […]

Planning Board, February 12, 2013

By Lisa Meier. Recording Secretary

February 12 Condensed from approved minutes Members present: Jon Warzocha, Chair; Paul Currier, Vice Chair; Nancy Teach; Pat Moyer; Don Gould; Wood Sutton; and Harvey Pine, alternate. Also present for duration of appropriate items: Roger Kidder, Andover Building Inspector. Announcements / Correspondence Warzocha indicated he had received a request for the Planning Board to provide […]