NH Firewood Quarantine Checkpoints Announced

Press Release

As the Memorial Day holiday weekend kicks off the summer camping season, the N.H. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources’ Division of Forests and Lands reminds residents and visitors that it is illegal to import untreated firewood into the state. It is also illegal to transport hardwood firewood outside of Rockingham, Merrimack, Belknap, Strafford and […]

Planning Board Approved Minutes 4/10/18

By Nancy Teach

Condensed from approved minutes: Members Present: Nancy Teach, Chair; Randall Costa, Vice-Chair; Paul Currier; Doug Phelps; Art Urie; and Dave Blinn, Ex-Officio Also present for duration of appropriate items: Pat Moyer, Zoning & Planning Coordinator; Peter Sanborn; Vicky Mishcon and Chuck Keyser, Selectboard members; Dan Coolidge, Jeff Newcomb, Julia Rector and Todd Goings, Zoning Board […]

 “Childbirth Boot Camp” Training for Emergency Medical Professionals a Success

Press Release
 “Childbirth Boot Camp” Training for Emergency Medical Professionals a Success

LACONIA, NH – Held earlier this month at Lakes Region General Hospital, 78 emergency medical professionals gathered for a special training of procedures and protocols for expectant mothers who need to be transported from one facility to another due to complications or an unexpected home birth. Coordinated by John Prickett, RN, EMS & Emergency Preparedness […]

LRGHealthcare to Continue Community Lactation Services

Press Release

LACONIA, NH – LRGHealthcare is pleased to share that it will continue to offer lactation services to the community.  These services, previously offered through the Lakes Region General Hospital Family Birthplace, will continue at LRGHealthcare’s newest pediatric practice, Caring for Kids. Beginning June 6, 2018, the Wednesday Lactation Support Groups will be offered in the […]

Drug Take Back Day is Successful

Nearly 25 pounds of medications turned in

By Joe Mahoney, Police Chief
Drug Take Back Day is Successful

  The drug take back event held on April 28 at the Circle K Store was very successful.  We received approximately 22.3 pounds of medication that residents of Andover and Wilmot no longer wanted to have in their possession. This far exceeded my expectations for our first attempt at this. Officer Shaw of Andover P.D. […]

Planning Board Approved Minutes 4//24/18

By Nancy Teach

Condensed from approved minutes: Members Present: Nancy Teach, Chair; Doug Phelps; Art Urie; and Dave Blinn, Ex-Officio.  Paul Currier joined the meeting at 7:15 PM. Also present for duration of appropriate items: Pat Moyer, Zoning & Planning Coordinator; AJ Giglio; Mary Anne Broshek Announcements / Correspondence There will be a Verizon site visit on April […]

From Cribbage to Karate, Computer Help to Zumba, Drop-ins are Welcome at The Hub

By Susan Chase, Andover Hub

Got a yen to play cribbage or need some help with a computer?  Many activities and classes at The Andover Hub are organized on a weekly or monthly drop-in basis so that area residents can try them any time.  The Hub is located at 157 Main Street, next to Pizza Chef, and is open when […]

Crafts are Alive and Well at The Andover Hub

By Susan Chase, Andover Hub

Several informal groups of quilters, knitters, needle felters and those working on other handwork projects meet regularly at The Andover Hub (the former town hall at 157 Main Street) and welcome new participants at any time.   A gathering of quilters that began meeting on alternate Wednesday mornings last fall has since expanded to include […]

Andover Select Board Approved Minutes 5/7/18

By Pat Moyer

Condensed from approved minutes Meeting convened at 6:34 p.m. Members Present:  Marj Roy, Town Administrator; Vicky Mishcon, Selec Board Chair; Dave Blinn and Chuck Keyser, Select Board members; John Thompson, Road Agent, and Elita Reed, Bookkeeper.   Also present were: Nadeshda Hebert, Herbie Barton, and Joanna Sumner, Town Clerk/Tax Collector   Road Agent Report • […]

Andover Select Board Approved Minutes 4/16/18

By Pat Moyer

Condensed from approved minutes Members Present: Marj Roy, Town Administrator; Vicky Mishcon, SelectBoard Chair; Dave Blinn and Chuck Keyser, Select Board Members; Elita Reed, Bookkeeper; John Thompson, Road Agent, and Police Chief Joseph Mahoney. Also present:  Rene Lefebvre and Greg Stetson with Emergency Services, Jon Champagne, Herbie Barton, and Steve Barton.   Road Agent Report […]