Join the Fun with the Fourth Andover Trivia Night

By Larry Chase
Join the Fun with the Fourth Andover Trivia Night

The fourth monthly Andover Trivia Night will be held on Thursday, May 27, at 7 PM.  Participants and viewers may join in from their desktop or laptop computers at home, using a Zoom link obtained by sending an email to TheAndoverHub@nullgmail.com. The event, organized by the Andover Community Hub, is open to public participation on […]

“Why Don’t You Just Charge for the Beacon?”

Is subscription-only the solution?

By Charlie Darling, Beacon Board of Directors
“Why Don’t You Just Charge for the Beacon?”

We’ve been very open with the community about how challenging it is to deliver our community newspaper to every Andover mailbox all year long. Paying for the printing, mailing, and staff is one of the biggest challenges, of course. People often ask, “Why don’t you just send the Beacon to subscribers only? Why should everyone […]

Help Support the Andover Service Club Through NH Gives Event

A program of the NH Center for Nonprofits

Press release

The Andover Service Club (ASC) is asking for your help. Most of our fund-raising events were canceled last year, and the Andover Thrift and Gift Shop remained closed.  Profits from those sources have plummeted. However, we still want to honor our commitments to the recipients of our donations. ASC traditionally funds scholarships to local students […]

Get Help Deciding Which Electric Vehicle is Best for You

Information available through Andover Energy Group

By Larry Chase
Get Help Deciding Which Electric Vehicle is Best for You

Are you considering the purchase of an electric vehicle (EV), but don’t know where to start?  The Andover Energy Group (AEG) can send you information that may help. Several local EV owners have offered to tell other residents about their cars. If you need basic information, AEG can send you a fact sheet on comparing […]

Learn About the Types of Health Care Offered by the VNA

Volunteers play a big part in their services

By Larry Chase
Learn About the Types of Health Care Offered by the VNA

Are you familiar with all the programs and services Lake Sunapee Region VNA and Hospice (LSRVNA) has to offer, or how to access them if the need arises? Join Jim Culhane, LSRVNA president and CEO, on Tuesday, May 11, at 3 PM to learn more about this visiting nurse association, which serves individuals of all […]

Coq au Vin Performs Live from Nantucket via Zoom

Featured performers for May Coffeehouse

By Susan Chase
Coq au Vin Performs Live from Nantucket via Zoom

Though the popular band Coq au Vin rarely leaves Nantucket Island, they’ll join local music- lovers virtually on Friday, May 21, as featured performers at the Andover Community Coffeehouse. The concert will begin at 7 PM via Zoom.  The band’s tagline is “A spicy melange of global sounds, homegrown on Nantucket Island.” Since its launching […]

Learn How to Help Save Endangered Bees

Zoom presentation will discuss causes and solutions

By Susan Chase

 Kim Pease, owner of Tucker Mountain Farm and Apiary in East Andover, will give a virtual presentation on “Our Endangered Honey Bees and What You Can Do to Help Them” on Tuesday, May 11, at 7 PM via Zoom, sponsored by the Andover Community Hub. As readers may have heard, honey bees and other native […]

FNRT – MC Board Meeting – March 17, 2021

By George Heaton

Condensed from draft minutes Board Attendees:  Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Steve Rasche, Jack Shields . Loyal Trail Supporters:  Barbara Couturier, Don Moyer, Patrice Rasche Special Guest:  Amy Chan, Grafton County Trail Enthusiast “Marchons!” (Being the French Battle Cry: We March! March On!) In March, FNRT-MC […]