South Danbury Church Announces Fair

July 27 From 9 AM to 2 PM

Press Release

Save the date!  The South Danbury Church Fair is on Saturday, July 27, from 9 AM to 2 PM, rain or shine. This year’s special events are live music from 9:30 to 11 AM with Canyon Run’s Lynda Nelson (who just had a recording session in Nashville) and Chicken Willie.  And then at 11 AM, […]

Galileo Galilei “The Starry Messenger” Draws A Crowd In Andover

By Shelley Geoghegan
Galileo Galilei “The Starry Messenger” Draws A Crowd In Andover

Galileo Galilei, or rather actor Michael Francis playing the part of the famous 17th century scientist, captivated and entertained the audience during his presentation of “Galileo Galilei, The Starry Messenger” in Andover in June.   Remaining in character throughout the presentation, and dressed in 17th century clothing to match, Mr. Francis transported everyone back in […]

Andover’s Oldest Homes

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Is your home one of Andover’s oldest? Check out the list of 206 Andover homes “built before 1900” on page X of the Beacon.  The list appears as Appendix XVI of the Andover Master Plan, assembled in 200X. As you’ll see, the information is inexact in many places. The “year built” figure is given several […]

Franklin VNA & Hospice Reminds Us to Stay Safe in the Sun

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Even in the fickle-weathered granite state, July is a reliably hot and sunny month where we can barbecue, swim, and play outside through the long days. With that welcome warmth also comes UV exposure from the sun and the familiar reminders to wear sunscreen. We thought that in honor of July being National UV Safety […]

Bountiful Programs Prevail at the Wilmot Market

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A new season of the Wilmot Farmers Market offers  a medley of programs for a variety of shoppers. The young folks can visit the market and participate in the Power of Produce (POP) Program.  Beginning on June 29, POP offers education activities about produce for 8 consecutive weeks. After finishing the activities, participants get $3 […]

Ausbon Sargent Protects Another Property in Sutton

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Ausbon Sargent Protects Another Property in Sutton

The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust was granted a conservation easement on the O’Neil property in Sutton on June 13, 2019. This is a generous donation from landowner Robert O’Neil and a valuable asset to the Town of Sutton. The 22.3-acre O’Neil Conservation Easement, located on NH Route 114 and Johnson Hill Road in Sutton, […]

Local Bat Populations Need Your Support

By Alan D McIntyre, Andover Conservation Commission Member, and Science Teacher at Proctor Academy.

The Andover Conservation Commission is tasked to ‘conserve and protect Andover’s rural character and ecological health.’ Every now and again the ACC hosts a guest speaker or presentation on pertinent and important topics to better inform each other about ways and means to conserve and protect our town’s natural systems. During the last week of […]

Old Time Fair Changes Auction Process

Sunday, August 4

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Old Time Fair Changes Auction Process

As the Potter Place Railroad Station’s freight shed fills to overflowing with donated items to be offered for sale at the Andover Historical Society’s annual Old Time Fair, the Society will forgo its traditional two-hour live auction and offer the goods for a “suggested” price at any time during the fair’s 9 AM – 2 […]

Learn More About the Andover Conservation Commission

By Lee Wells

Have you ever wondered what the Andover Conservation Commission does and what its mission is? Thanks to the work of webmaster, Alan McIntyre, looking at the ACC website provides a wealth of information as well as offering spectacular photos of the Andover area. Please check out the website: mcintyreal.wixsite.com/andoverconsrvcomssn The Andover Conservation Commission is made […]

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