A Reminder that Recycling is Available in Andover

By Janet Moore

Just when you thought life couldn’t get any better, along comes more good news. You can now recycle bottles and cans at the Andover Transfer Station. That includes beverage containers of all kinds, as long as they’re glass, tin, or aluminum. Oh wait, we’ve been doing that for several years now. So, save those beer […]

Benefits of Medicare for All Explained; Vote Yes

By Kent Hackmann

Last month’s Beacon published a petitioned warrant article that will be on the warrant at the upcoming Andover Town Meeting. It asks Congress to pass a bill for Medicare for All (M4All).  M4All would have tangible, positive results: ● Freedom from the worrying expenses of increased deductibles and premiums that have risen annually.  ● Freedom […]

Andover Community Hub Comes to the Rescue

By Nancy Robart

Many thanks to Andover Hub! In early January, I was scheduled to get my “new hip” and had planned to pick up my “assistive devices,” walker, and cane at the New London Council of Aging prior to surgery date. However, by the time I called COA, they were closed and the opportunity for pick up […]

Andover Resident Thanks Workers Who Keep Roads Cleared

By Janet Moore

Just a note of gratitude from an Andover resident to all of the people who keep our roads plowed: winter seems to have appeared for real in late January, necessitating a lot of plowing. Thanks so much to those who clear our roads (and driveways), allowing for easy, though caution-filled access, to wherever we need […]

2020 Candidate Didn’t Win, But Thanks Andover Folks

By Faith Minton

Apologies for this belated thank you to those supporters and voters for my run for New Hampshire House District 25 State Representative. Although I did not succeed in the election, I am grateful for all the help I received from people in this district’s five towns, especially the very involved folks of Andover! One of […]

Andover Post Office Receives Gratitude For Service

By Janet Moore

This is a grand shout-out to the town’s postal employees. All of you have gone above and beyond the call of duty in processing the holiday mail. From receiving and redirecting packages to delivering them at all odd hours, we thank you. For delivering holiday cards and regular mail on a steady basis through rain, […]

Absentee Ballot System Works; Extended Use Should Continue

By Judith Ackerson

As a volunteer election worker, I am upset that some New Hampshire legislators are pushing to limit absentee ballots in our state.  I can vouch for the integrity of the process as one who has been intimately involved as a volunteer for years with elections, including the most recent November election.     I am offended […]

Mario Ratzki Thanks Voters and Volunteers for Their Support

By Mario Ratzki

I want to thank all the volunteers who worked at the polls, ensuring a smooth and safe election. I also thank all the voters who participated in this grand exercise that is our American democracy. I did not win my election for County Commissioner but garnered 10,000-plus votes. I have congratulated my opponent, the Honorable […]

Ken Wells Offers Congratulations and Gratitude

By Ken Wells

I offer my congratulations to Louise Andrus for winning a seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives for the 2021- 2022 term. I wish Louise the best of luck in her new roles: representing the best interests of the people of Andover, Danbury, and Salisbury before the General Court and before the House Committee […]

Natalie Wells Thanks Voters For Their Support

By Natalie Wells

Thank you to everyone who supported me in this recent election by prayers, poll standing, financial support, and your vote.  It was so great to get out and meet many of you and hear your concerns. If any of you are interested in being a part of a small Republican group, known as the Andover-Danbury-Salisbury […]

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