Highland Lake Boat Parade and Lake Flares Still On

Updates about HLPA summer events and cancellations

Press release

 Due to the COVID-19 crisis and social distancing recommendations and safe food handling protocols, the Highland Lake Protective Association (HLPA) is cancelling its annual Ice Cream Social at the East Andover Fire Station.  However, the Lighting of the Flares around the edge of the lake starts at 9 PM the evening of Friday, July 3.  […]

Draft Minutes of FNRT-MC Board Meeting June 17, 2020

By George Heaton

Condensed from draft minutes Board Attendees:  Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, Tom Frantz, George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Jack Shields. Loyal Trail Supporters:  Ricker Miller, Patrice Rasche, Steve Rasche With warm weather upon us, the community is out on the Trail, and the Board focuses its attention on a raft of […]

Andover Service Club Awards Five Academic Scholarships

Applicants must have close relationship to Andover

By Mary Phinney

 The Andover Service Club has just completed its Scholarship Program for the 2020 academic year.  We are delighted to announce that a total of $6,000 was awarded to five very deserving students.  To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must have a close, personal relationship to the town of Andover.  The awards are made on […]

A Family Trivial Pursuit Night Will Be Offered Via Zoom

Follow the Hub's Facebook page for updates

Press release

The Andover Community Hub announces the continuation of its Virtual Events Series with a Family Trivial Pursuit Night via Zoom, planned for Thursday, July 23. Trivia night will include questions for all ages, a local “celebrity” host (still in the works), and the encouragement to form family, friend, or co-worker teams to compete for the […]

Senior Health Clinic Is Returning to The Hub

Ten dollar donation is suggested but not required

Press release

The Senior Health Clinic is back in business at The Andover Community Hub, 157 Main Street, starting on Monday, July 13; please note that the day of the week has changed. The clinic’s return is good news for area residents who have come to rely on it for foot care, blood pressure screening, B-12 injections, […]

Two Services Are Being Held Indoors; One Also Via Zoom

Announcements include other summer news and events

By Sandy Miller

We certainly hope you are enjoying your summer! However, this year is quite different from any year I can remember with all the turmoil going on right now. We pray that God will heal our land, get rid of the virus, and fill each one of us with His peace and love. We have been […]

Townspeople Are Invited to the Distinguished Flag Burning Ceremony 

By John Hanscom

 The American Legion Crosby-Gilbert Post 101 of Andover is going to perform a Distinguished Flag Burning Ceremony on the Fourth of July. The ceremony will be held at 7 PM on Saturday, July 4, at the amphitheater on the AE/MS grounds. All townspeople are invited to attend and to bring any used, damaged, or unserviceable […]

Draft Minutes FNRT-MC Board Meeting – May 20, 2020

By George Heaton

Board Attendees:  Alex Bernhard, Tom Frantz, George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Jack Shields, Nita Tomaszewski Loyal Trail Supporters:  Ricker Miller, Patrice Rasche, Steve Rasche If snow on the Trail is normal for May, the times still are not.  The constraints of Coronavirus coping continue to dominate daily life.  And for […]

Like All Organizations, Beacon Copes with COVID Impacts

Inconvenience; big financial hit

By Charlie Darling
Like All Organizations, Beacon Copes with COVID Impacts

Like businesses and organizations everywhere, The Andover Beacon has been scrambling to cope with the challenging impacts of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. We’re doing everything we can to keep everyone informed about our community’s response to the pandemic, starting with AndoverBeacon.com/COVID, the most complete source of Andover information you can find anywhere. We closed the […]

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