Fifth Andover Trivia Night Promises More Fun

Sign up now for June 24

By Larry Chase

The fifth monthly Andover Trivia Night will be held on Thursday, June 24, at 7 PM.  Participants and viewers may “attend” from their desktop or laptop computers at home, using a Zoom link obtained by sending an email to The event, organized by the Andover Community Hub, is open to public participation on a […]

Learn What Backyard Composting Can Do for Your Garden

On-site workshop in Wilmot

By Susan Chase

To learn about the basics of backyard composting, join Nancy Schlosser in her Wilmot backyard on Saturday, June 26, at 3 PM for a workshop sponsored by the Andover Community Hub. There’s lots of good reasons for developing a compost pile in a corner of your yard, both to benefit your garden and to reduce […]

Clothing Shed Awaits Donations from Community

Benefits people locally and globally

By Donna Thompson
Clothing Shed Awaits Donations from Community

Andover Community Church is very excited these days. We are hosting a clothing shed located on the property, just beside the East Andover Village Preschool sign. The clothing shed is provided by St. Pauly Textile Company from Rochester, New York and named after its founder, Paul Callerame, well-known for doing a lot of charity work […]

Flag Day Ceremony Will Include Distinguished Flag Burning

By John Hanscom

The American Legion’s Crosby-Gilbert Post 101 of Andover will hold a Flag Day Ceremony at 6:30 PM at the Andover Fire Station on Monday, June 14. The ceremony will include a patriotic remembrance of our national flag and also a Distinguished Flag Burning Ceremony. If anyone has an American flag that has been flown publicly […]

Friends of the Northern Rail Trail Minutes, April 2021

By George Heaton

Condensed from draft minutes. Board Attendees:  Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Ricker Miller, Chris Norris, Steve Rasche, Jack Shields, Peter Southworth. . Loyal Trail Supporters: Barbara Couturier, Don Moyer, Patrice Rasche. Grafton County Representatives:  Amy Chan, Cody Hussey Guest:  Gary LeBlanc, Owner of Scenic RailRiders, Concord […]

Potter Place Bustles with Activity in Preparation for Summer

Buildings may be open this summer

By Gail Richards

Spring has sprung, and with the warmer weather many projects are getting under way at Potter Place. Some examples: The Freight Shed is scheduled to have the south side of its roof replaced, and                                            […]

Northern Railway Expanded Reach of Andover’s Businesses to Customers

Talk to be given by historian Ken Cushing

By Jesse Schust
Northern Railway Expanded Reach of Andover’s Businesses to Customers

On Thursday, May 20 at 7 PM, the Andover Historical Society presents a talk about the Northern Railway by Ken Cushing.  A resident of Grafton, Cushing is one of the foremost historians of the Northern Railway of New Hampshire, and he’ll be discussing the history of the entire railway with special consideration of the events […]

History Presentations Offer Spotlight on New Hampshire

Available by Zoom from NH Humanities

By Larry Chase

Interested in New Hampshire history, but concerned about attending live events because of the COVID pandemic?  Turns out you can solve the problem in the comfort of your home, sitting before your computer screen and interacting with subject-matter experts. Thanks to research done by Andover Historical Society (AHS) board member Rita Norander, AHS has learned […]