Rest of the Town Report: Andover Lions Club

Town report

Formed in November of 1954 by a group of service-minded people from the Andover community, the Andover Lions Club was officially chartered by Lions Clubs International in March of 1955. The mission of the organization is to provide assistance to people in need and specifically those who are visually or hearing-impaired. In the 56 years […]

Andover Service Club Thrift Shop

Community support provides scholarships and more

Gisela Darling, Andover Service Club The Andover Thrift Shop has been in business for over 15 years. Started by members of the Andover Service Club, it has provided a valuable service to the community. It is the major fund raiser for the Andover Service Club, and most of the money raised provides scholarships given on […]

Andover Food Pantry Receives Many Generous Holiday Donations

Don't forget: the need continues after the holidays!

By Charlie Darling, Beacon staff
Andover Food Pantry Receives Many Generous Holiday Donations

The Andover Food Pantry, in the basement of the Town Hall, has received many generous donations of cash and non-perishable, staple food items from schools, clubs and organizations, businesses, and individuals. The photos accompanying this article document just a small slice of the generosity the community has shown to our friends and neighbors in need. […]

Andover Lions Club News, January 2013

Andover Food Pantry receives generous support

By Joyce Egge, Andover Lions Club

The Andover Lions Club wishes to thank all those who donated so generously to the Andover Food Pantry last month. Over $2,000 and many, many grocery bags of non-perishable food were received from individuals, families, schools, companies, and events. The food pantry continues to serve many folks in need and is a valuable resource in […]

New Alpha Course Coming To Andover

Exploring answers to life’s big questions

Andover Congregational Church press release

Are you asking, “Is there more to life than this? What is the purpose of my life? Does God care about me? Who is Jesus? Does God heal? Why should I pray? Why is there so much suffering?” Have you honestly asked yourself or another person these questions, only to find you don’t have a […]

It’s Time To Apply For Andover Service Club Scholarships

May 1 is the deadline

By Diane Rice, Andover Service Club

The Andover Service Club is pleased to announce that the application process for the 2013 scholarship awards has begun. Awards are based on academic performance, character attributes, and community involvement, and not on financial need. Graduating seniors and adults entering or continuing their education at a college, professional, or technical school are eligible to apply. […]

Andover Service Club News, January 2013

By Joyce Egge, Andover Service Club
Andover Service Club News, January 2013

The first meeting of 2013 opened with a welcome from our president, Mary Ofenloch. There were 20 members attending and four guests. Opening words were given by Judy Evans, who read a poem about aprons and one on the woes of eating too much over the holidays. This was especially appropriate after the wonderful luncheon […]

Blackwater Grange News: December 2013

By Bernice Nowell, Blackwater Grange

Blackwater Grange #152 met on December 13 at 2 PM with Master Nowell presiding. There were 12 members present who voted on donations to: Andover Emergency Medical Services Wilmot Rescue Squad COA Andover Fourth of July Committee The Andover Beacon New Hampshire State Granger – the Grange newspaper Kearsarge Masonic Associates (in place of rent) […]

Free Solar Energy Workshop In Andover

By Larry Chase, Andover Energy Group

A workshop for local homeowners interested in residential solar-energy installations will be offered on Saturday, January 12, from 10 AM to noon in the Proctor Academy Chapel on the Village Green in Andover. The workshop will be open to the public at no charge. Arranged by the Andover Energy Group, the workshop will be led […]

A Service Of Lessons, Carols, And Candlelight On Christmas Eve

Andover Congregational brings an English tradition to Andover

Press release

During the Christmas season at Andover Congregational Church, there are a lot of ways to celebrate the holiday. On December 1, we held our annual Christmas Craft Fair. Many homemade goodies and crafts were available in the Highland Lake Grange Hall. This year, Bonnie Wesley and Pat Proctor headed it up. The following day, December […]