About 1,000 Andover Families Have Not Supported the Beacon This Year!

That’s a big problem … please help!

By Andover Beacon Board of Directors

If you received an envelope from the Beacon in mid-November, please send your tax-deductible donation to the Beacon today. Only about 136 families had done their part by mid-November to support Andover’s non-profit community newspaper in 2018. But the Beacon needs everyone’s help in order to continue in its vital role of knitting the community […]

Andover Police Stats for October 2018

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 318 Calls for Service during October, including: Abandoned Vehicle: 2 Alarm-House: 4 Ambulance: 5 Assist Citizen: 12 Fraud: 1 Neighborhood Dispute: 1 Reckless Driving: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 6 Sexual Assault: 2 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 5 Traffic Offense-Citation: 4 Traffic Offense-Warning: 77 Warrant-Criminal/Civil: 5 Weapon Violation: 1 Arrests: Timothy Armen, Andover, age […]

Volunteers Needed Town Boards, Committees, Fire & EMS

By Marj Roy, Town Administrator

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy.  You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” -Author Unknown Town government is always in need of volunteers to serve on boards and committees; to help at the polls on election […]

Schedule of Budget Meetings Set

Press release

The town budget committee has set the following schedule of meetings to prepare the town budget for presentation at the next town meeting. Department Presentations: Wed., Nov. 28 Police, EMS Wed., Dec. 5 Highway, Transfer Station Wed., Dec. 12 Village District, Andover Fire, Cemetery, Recreation Wed., Jan. 2 Library, Conservation Commission, Planning/Zoning Wed., Jan. 9, 2019 […]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Route 11

Andover Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services were called out in the evening of October 10 for a motorcycle accident which occurred on NH Route 11 and Morrill Hill Road. On arrival responders found that a motorcycle had left the road and collided with a tree. The passenger of the motorcycle was  58 year old […]

Breast Cancer Awareness

Press Release

Franklin – Franklin VNA & Hospice want to remind you that breast health is important! Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women. It is estimated that more than 40,500 women in the United States will die each year of this, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. One in eight women in […]

Chapin Senior Center November Programs

Press Release

Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group – Mondays at 8:45 AM We want to hear your stories and we’ll share a few of our own. Come visit over an endless cup of coffee! This is a walk-in program. French Discussion Group – First and Third Mondays at 4:15 PM Join this casual, friendly group to […]

Planning Board Seeks Input on Zoning Changes

Upcoming Meetings

Press Release

Planning Board Considers Changes The Planning Board (PB) is looking for public input to several possible Zoning changes and adjustments to both the Andover and Cilleyville Village Districts. The PB has been in general conversations surrounding commercial and housing growth for the town, consistent with our desire to maintain the rural atmosphere while recognizing the […]

Conservation Commission Final Minutes 10/3/18

By Mary Anne Broshek

Andover Conservation Commission Special Meeting about Elbow Pond Rd. Culvert Repair Project October 3, 2018, 7 PM Final Minutes Persons present: Conservation Commission Members:   Mary Anne Broshek,.Tina Cotton, Alan McIntyre, Jerry Hersey, Jesse Schust   Town of Andover Select Board: Vicky Mishcon Residents and Landowners: Betty and Bill Bardsley, Andy Prokosch, Joanne Edgar, Greg Walsh […]

Conservation Commission Final Minutes 9/12/18

By Mary Anne Broshek

Members Present: Tina Cotton, Mary Anne Broshek, Jerry Hersey, Nan Kaplan, Alan McIntyre, Jesse Schust Correspondence Supply Lines newsletter – Spring 2018 Supply Lines newsletter – Summer 2018 Merrimack County Conservation District newsletter Minutes: Alan made a motion to approve the August minutes with minor changes.  Jerry seconded and all were in favor. ASLPT: ASLPT […]