I Will Work With Anyone To Find Solutions to Challenges

By Louise Andrus

First of all I would like to thank all the Andover Beacon staff for all they do in keeping the newspaper on going. I enjoy reading the Beacon from the first page through the last page. In the August Andover Beacon, Janet Moore gave an opinion and indicated that if I was elected as State […]

September Report From Concord

Danbury Wins the broadband battle

By Ken Wells

Politicians often talk about “fighting” for their constituents in Concord. I can assure you, in such “fights” no punches are actually thrown, and Representatives do not grapple their ideological opponents, rolling around on the floor, pulling each others’ hair and neckties. The actual struggles can get plenty heated, but the real challenge is how to […]

Natalie Wells Will Vote to Support Our Constitutional Rights

By Sandy Williams

Have any of you read any books that tell you about the real history of our Constitution?  “5000 Year Leap” will explain it quite well. Our founders were very smart people and did much study and research before writing our Constitution.  If you would like a person who believes in and would vote to support […]

Our Choice is to Make Sure Our Vote is Counted

By Mario Ratzki

I believe that this Washington administration intends to restrict our right to vote by sabotaging the Postal Service. We have therefore decided to vote in person to make sure that our votes are counted. With the proper precautions, we believe it is no riskier than going to the supermarket and just as vital. This is […]

Re-elect Ken Wells to Represent Merrimack County District 1

By Marie Nardino

Ken Wells is running for re-election to represent Merrimack County District 1 in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.  District 1 comprises the Towns of Andover, Danbury, and Salisbury. After teaching Science, Math, and Technology for 37 years, Ken ran for the District 1 seat in 2018 and flipped it from red to blue! Fittingly, […]

We Must Work Together To Find The Solutions

By Faith Minton

As a candidate for New Hampshire House District 25  (Andover, Danbury, Salisbury, Warner, and Webster),  I have been listening during the past two months to the concerns of many area residents. Our citizens are facing challenges that are directly related to the pandemic and many have immediate needs that include food insecurity, loss of jobs […]

Mike Cryans is Dedicated and Competent; Vote for Another Term

By Kent Hackmann

I write to urge you to elect Mike Cryans for another term to represent us on the Governor’s Executive Council. A major part of the councilor’s job, as Mike sees it, is representing the needs of the district and its constituents. Some issues high on his list are the state’s response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, […]

Hand Deliver Absentee Ballots Due To Postal Slow Downs

By Pecco Beaufays

On May 25, 2020, a package which was insured due to the value of its content, was sent to me from Germany. Per United States Postal Service Tracking information, it arrived in the Central Foreign Receiving Center in New Jersey on June 8. About two weeks later I began checking the USPS Tracking site which […]

Will We Allow The Destruction of Our Democracy?

By Pecco Beaufays

Lafayette Park, Washington, DC; Portland, Oregon; now Chicago and New York City? German Stormtroopers, (SA), known as Brown Shirts, were founded in Germany in 1921. This was a paramilitary organization whose methods of violent intimidation played a key role in Adolf Hitler’s rise to power. In Italy, around the same time Benito Mussolini’s Fascist Black […]

COVID Situation in Belize Gets Personal for Andover Family

USA seen as negligent over handling of virus

By Donna Baker-Hartwell

My husband and I flew home from Belize, Central America on March 8. Our daughter, Kayla and her then 8 month old son live in Belize. The country is the same size in area as the state of New Hampshire with a population of about 400,000. On March 20, Belize officially closed all of its […]

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