NH Wildlife Presentation Hosted by Danbury Historical Society

Friday, October 18

By Bonnie Fletcher

The Danbury Historical Society invites you to a special presentation by Andy Powell on “New Hampshire’s Wildlife” on Friday, October 18 at 7 to 8:30 PM at the Danbury Grange Hall, 15 North Road, Danbury, NH 03230.  We hope you can join us to watch this wonderful PowerPoint presentation that shares 400 years of New […]

Discussion and Book Signing with Thomas Farmen

Bessie's Story, Watching the Lights Go Out

Press Release

Bessie’s Story, Watching the Lights Go Out, by Thomas Farmen, is an inspiring story about a charming, brave, chocolate Lab who gradually loses her eyesight. The author leads the reader from the unexpected diagnosis of terminal blindness for his beloved four-year-old pet through the two and a half year transition to sightlessness.  In the process, […]

150th Anniversary Celebrated by Andover Community Church

By Sandy Miller

On Sunday, September 22, the Andover Community Church celebrated its 150th anniversary as a continuous congregation of Christians joined together in faith in the Andover Community (1869 – 2019). What a beautiful day it was with over 100 people attending this special service – worshiping and giving thanks to God for His faithfulness throughout the […]

Arts and Crafts Thriving at the Hub

Press Release

Art and crafts are alive and well at the Andover Community Hub.  Take a look: An “Art Salon at the Hub” will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, 6-7:30 PM, the first in what is hoped will be a monthly opportunity for beginning and professional artists to share their work with one another for honest […]

Wednesday Matinees Returning to the Hub

Starting October 9 at 2:30 PM

Monthly afternoon movies at The Andover Community Hub have returned and will launch on Wednesday, October 9, at 2:30 PM with the 2017 adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast,” a live action musical adapted from Disney’s 1991 animated film of the same name.  All are welcome. Popcorn is served and showings are free although donations […]

What’s “That Thing at the Hub?”

Starting up again on Wednesday, Oct. 2, and continuing on the first and third Wednesdays of each month for the current school year, “That Thing at the Hub” provides a space and time for Andover 5th-8th grade students to hang out together after school and to build things, make art pieces or wearable art, create […]

The Beacon Welcomes Your Civil, Reasoned Letters

Our mission is to strengthen community

By Beacon Board of Directors

The Beacon’s policy on letters (see AndoverBeacon.com/index.php/submit-a-letter/) begins “The mission of The Andover Beacon is to serve and strengthen the Andover community. To that end, we welcome civil, reasoned letters …” This policy has been in place for all 15 years of the Beacon’s existence, and the Board of Directors takes it very seriously. This […]

Franklin Outing Club Receives $4,250 Donation from Franklin Savings Bank

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Franklin Outing Club Receives $4,250 Donation from Franklin Savings Bank

Franklin Savings Bank presented the Franklin Outing Club with a $4,250 donation, representing proceeds raised from its 150th Anniversary Celebration held earlier in the summer.  The idea to designate a charity based in Franklin was conceived by the planning committee who worked tirelessly to organize a day-long event to commemorate this extraordinary milestone for the […]

Salisbury Farmers Market Season Ends

By Helen Binette

The Salisbury Farmers Market came to a close on September 30th.  The market has improved every year thanks to our vendors and our patrons.    I would like to thank all the vendors for their dedication for the past four years: Six Raised Beds Farm from Franklin, Scarlet Lessard from Salisbury, Claire Bevans from Boscawen, […]

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