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 […]

Errors on Absentee Voter Form Present One More Threat

By Judith Ackerson

While I am at this moment reasonably healthy, I am 75 years old, thus, in a high risk age group.  By voting absentee, I will not only protect myself and the people I live with, but will minimize the exposure poll workers will be faced with.  For me, it is a sign of respect to […]

Politicians Need To Work Together For the Greater Good of Communities

By Janet Moore

In the July 2020 Beacon, Louise Andrus and Natalie Wells made it clear that, if elected, they would be unwilling to work with moderate members of their own caucus and others for bipartisan solutions to the state’s challenges. On everything from Second Amendment interpretation to taxation and the “New Hampshire Advantage,” these two candidates desire […]

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