Friends of the Northern Rail Trail Minutes, February 17

Condensed from draft minutes of the Zoom meeting held on February 17 Board Attendees:  Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, George Heaton, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Ricker Miller, Chris Norris, Steve Rasche, Jack Shields, Peter Southworth . Loyal Trail Supporters:  Barbara Couturier, Don Moyer, Patrice Rasche Happy Presidents’ Week During a week when Presidents are celebrated, and […]

Vital Communities Hosts Virtual Series About Community Investment

For grassroots investors and community groups

Press release

Vital Communities and The Local Crowd Monadnock will host an event series with community economist Michael Shuman called “Local Investment 101: How to Reboot the Region’s Economy After COVID-19.” This virtual series, designed to help grassroots investors and community groups develop practical, local investment strategies to fuel innovation and resilience in their community, takes place […]

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center March Programs

Press release

Virtual Homeschool Series: Observe, Discover, and Explore Thursday, March 4, 10 to 10:45 AM Squam Lakes Natural Science Center holds a monthly virtual homeschool series for ages 4 to 10. Observe, discover, and explore phenomenon in the natural world as a scientist does through this monthly virtual series for homeschool students.  The first Thursday of […]

Ausbon Sargent Land Trust Earns National Recognition

Renews land trust accreditation

Press release

One thing that unites us as a nation is land.  Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 1987, the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust (Ausbon Sargent) has been doing just that for the people of the Mount Kearsarge/Ragged/Lake Sunapee region.  Now Ausbon Sargent has announced it has renewed its land trust accreditation […]

Hub to Sponsor Presentation About the Children’s Trust

Virtual program is free; moved to March 23 at 7 PM

By Larry Chase

If you’re involved in any way with child care on a regular basis, you’ll want to participate in a “virtual” presentation by, and discussion with, Joelyn Drennan, senior program director of The New Hampshire Children’s Trust, to be offered at 7 PM on Tuesday, March 23. Please note: The program was originally scheduled for March […]

The Beacon Welcomes New Volunteer Social Media Manager

Tom Hilton encourages others to get involved

By Tom Hilton
The Beacon Welcomes New Volunteer Social Media Manager

Hello, Andover! My name is Tom Hilton and I am excited to be coming on board as the Beacon’s Volunteer Social Media Manager. My wife Kelli and I are new residents of Andover, but life-time Granite Staters.  One of the many things that makes New Hampshire the great state that it is are the tight-knit […]

New Trivia Night Brings Remote Entertainment to Andover

Individuals or teams may participate from home

By Larry Chase

As the March Beacon went to press, The Andover Community Hub was hosting its first in what is planned to be a monthly “Trivia Night” series open to public participation (on a first-come, first-served signup basis), and before a public audience via Zoom.  Look for the names of winners in the April Beacon. The next […]

Food Pantry Provides Assistance to Andover Residents

Call to pick up a pre-packed box

Press release
Food Pantry Provides Assistance to Andover Residents

If you need assistance with food, Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry continues to provide nonperishable food items, fresh produce, frozen meat, dairy, and baked goods to residents of Andover, Danbury, Hill, Salisbury, Franklin, Tilton, Northfield, and Sanbornton.  The Pantry is open 9 to 11 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 5 to 7 PM on […]

COA Chapin Senior Center’s March Program Schedule

Press release

Tom and Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group – Mondays at 9:00am via Zoom We want to hear your stories and we’ll share a few of our own. Please call COA at 526-6368 to join. French Discussion Group – First and Third Mondays at 4:15pm via Zoom Join this casual, friendly group to practice your language skills […]

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