Donald Hall, Renowned Local Poet Dies at Age 89

Was United States Poet Laureate 2006-2007

By Steve Foley
Donald Hall, Renowned  Local Poet Dies at Age 89

Donald Hall, whose poetry was loved by his neighbors and by folks throughout the United States, died at Eagle Pond Farm in Wilmot on June 23. With his second wife, Jane Kenyon, a poet in her own right, Hall moved to Eagle Pond in 1975. The farm was the home of Hall’s grandparents and had […]

Come Celebrate Reading & Writing with Children’s Author, Amy Makechnie

Wednesday, June 20, 5:30 PM

Press Release

What do brains, popsicles and pet cows have in common? Join Andover Public Libraries on Wednesday June 20 at 5:30 PM at the Stone Chapel located at Proctor Academy to find out.  It will be an evening for all ages to celebrate writing and reading. The libraries will kick off the summer reading program and […]

Report From the New Director of Andover After School Program

By Jamielynn Garland, AASP
Report From the New Director of Andover After School Program

Hello, my name is Jamielynn Garland and I am the new Andover After School Program Director. My co-teacher, Kim Valeri, and I are very excited about all the great things that have been happening so far this year. At the start of the new year, this was a positive change for the After School Program. […]

Andover Service Club Calling Artists & Crafters for October Fair

By Mary Ofenloch, ASC President

ASC Is Calling Artists & Crafters for October 27 Fair By Mary Ofenloch, President, ASC The fourth annual Jingle Bell Fair arts and crafts show will be held on Saturday, October 27 at the AE/MS auditorium, indoors, rain or shine. Spaces are limited to 37, therefore please reserve early. Rental fee for a space, with […]

2018 Candidates for Town Offices

Know about the candidates before you vote!

By Edited by Mary Anne Broshek

Selectman- Vote for 1, three year term Leonard (Lenny) Caron I am running for the Selectmen seat, and I think that I can do some good for our town.  This year will make 30 years that I’ve lived in Andover. I’ve raised a family here and now they’re raising families here. I’m a grandfather of […]

New London Hospital hires new Vice President of Revenue

Press release

New London Hospital (NLH) is pleased to announce that Melanie Cook has joined the hospital as Vice President of Revenue. In this position, she is responsible for overseeing the business-related functions of the patient visit, from initial contact to collections. Ms. Cook has more than 16 years of experience in healthcare revenue cycle functions.  She […]

AE/MS Students Learn About Mummification

By Megan Philbrook, AE/MS
AE/MS Students Learn About Mummification

Ms. Philbrook’s 6th and 7th grade students are currently simulating the Ancient Egyptian Mummification process in Social Studies class. They have researched the different processes and rituals involved and are utilizing 21st century materials to get as close to the real process as possible with some donated meat chickens. The students are fully involved in […]

Jingle Bell Fair is a Success

Jingle Bell Fair is a Success

On Saturday, October 28th, 2017, artists and crafters gathered at the Andover Elementary/Middle School for an early art and craft fair, “Christmas in October” at the ASC Jingle Bell Fair.  The proceeds from this event benefit the Andover Service Club Merit Scholarship Fund.  In spite of the early frigid temperatures, attendance was good and there […]

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