Beacon Draws Winner of Boston Red Sox Raffle

Press release

The Beacon has winners for its Boston Red Sox Raffle! Nancy and Scott Robart are the winners for two tickets for the opening Day game. This also includes a $100 Gift Card to the Cask & Flagon Restaurant. The generous donors responsible for The Beacon being able to offer this raffle opportunity are Bentwoods Contracting […]

Area Newspaper Expands Coverage to Kearsarge, Ragged, Sunapee Region

We are a hometown newspaper

Press release

The Beacon (formerly The Andover Beacon) is growing again, aiming to expand its circulation to serve more of the Kearsarge, Ragged, and Sunapee area. You are cordially invited to become a subscription member to start seeing news from the surrounding areas. We print eleven issues each year. We welcome submissions about local events, press releases, […]

US Cellular Provides Cell Phone Service Workshop at Hub

Will address issues and answer questions

Press release

A cell phone service workshop, provided by US Cellular, will be held at The Andover Community Hub on Wednesday, March 20,  from 6 to 8 PM. Local cell phone specialists will be on hand to provide assistance with any cell phone-related issues, troubles with apps or questions about cell service in general. The workshop is […]

Andover Democratic Committee Hosts Talk by Former NH Senator Jeanne Dietsch

March 21, 7 PM, Hub; Q and A

By Marie Nardino
Andover Democratic Committee Hosts Talk by Former NH Senator Jeanne Dietsch

The Andover Democratic Committee will host journalist and former NH Senator Jeanne Dietsch on Thursday, March 21, at 7 PM at The Andover Community Hub.  Senator Dietsch is a mother of two and former tech entrepreneur. In 2018, after selling her last company, she made a surprise win in a difficult NH Senate District, serving […]

Andover Coffeehouse Features Local Group with Andover Ties

Friday, March 15, at the Highland Lake Grange Hall

Press release
Andover Coffeehouse Features Local Group with Andover Ties

The featured performers at the Andover Community Coffeehouse on Friday, March 15, will be the recently formed musical duo “93 North,” featuring two Proctor Academy faculty members with long and varied music and theater backgrounds. The concert will be held in its usual space at the Highland Lake Grange Hall in East Andover, where music will begin […]

Andover Conservation Commission Minutes

January 10, 2024

Condensed from official minutes. Present: Tina Cotton, Jerry Hersey, Sooze Hodgson, Nancy Robart, Jesse Schust, Nancy Teach (via Zoom), Lee Wells Correspondence.  Voicemail from Cara Trott.  Jesse received copy of the large-scale survey of Town property adjacent to Sirard property (Bradley Lake Road property.) The survey shows the detail of the encroachment. ASLPT 1/8/24 Outreach […]

Thrift & Gift Shop Welcomes New In-House Artisans

Artwork, Easter décor, and items for home and garden 

By Nancie Jacobson
Thrift & Gift Shop Welcomes New In-House Artisans

Shoppers have a delightful selection of gifts available at The Andover Thrift & Gift Shop, with the addition of three new in-house artisans.  Artist Susan Monty has an inspiring collection of original art and prints available for purchase. Susan’s work “celebrates animals and nature in art,” evident in her choice of subject matter, which ranges […]

Conservation Commission Explains Reason for Warrant Article

Bradley lake parcel to be placed in conservation easement

By Jesse Schust

For the past 28 years, the Andover Conservation Commission has been managing a small parcel of land on the south side of Bradley Point Lane. In 2023, the Andover Conservation Commission decided that this land should be further protected with a conservation easement, to permanently set aside this small piece of waterfront land from development. […]

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