NHCHF Begins Year With Isles of Shoals

By Judy Perreault, NHCHF

We began our new year with a program about the Isles of Shoals. Nancy Barrett, our leader, had attended a conference there and was so taken with the islands and its history that she wanted to share her information with the Halcyon Seeker members. So many times we are so anxious to go other places […]

Andover Lions Club News, January 2013

By Joyce Egge, Andover Lions Club

The Andover Lions were unable to meet due to slippery roads on February 11. Hopefully, we will be able to meet on the 25th of February. The speaker for the second meeting in January was Eric Wiswall, owner of the Haunting Whispers Vineyard in Danbury. We were also delighted to have Erin, his wife and […]

Andover Energy Group Screens “Surviving Progress”

By Susan Chase, Andover Energy Group

Area residents are invited to a showing of the 2012 documentary Surviving Progress on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 PM in the library of the Andover Elementary/Middle School. The film is sponsored by the Kearsarge Area Transition Initiative and the Andover Energy Group. Surviving Progress poses the challenge currently facing our world of how we best use […]

The Rest of the Town Report for 2012

The annual Town Report includes reports from all the Town committees, boards, commissions, and other entities that form our local government. It also includes reports from some agencies and organizations that serve our community. To round out this annual update, the Beacon asked over 20 other organizations that serve our community for a short report on […]

Rest of the Town Report: Immaculate Conception Church

Immaculate Conception in Potter Place is a small church with a full house each Sunday. Our only mass is at 8:30 AM, and everyone who attends becomes special, and we are all connected. Events during the year include the upcoming Spaghetti Supper (now 33 years old), our Spring and Fall Rummage Sales, and our annual […]

Rest of the Town Report: East Andover Village Preschool

East Andover Village Preschool continues to grow and learn on Chase Hill Road as part of the Andover Congregational Church property. Our continuing teachers are Elizabeth Janvrin, Alicia Colby, and Carmen Bates, and we have welcomed Lois Magenau to our teaching team. We have morning and full-day preschool programs for children ages three years to […]

Rest of the Town Report: Andover Congregational Church

Andover Congregational is a community church for people of all kinds to seek and serve God in worship, ministries, obedience, and fellowship. Grounded in the truth of God’s Word, we teach and live the message and insights of the historic, Christian faith, while allowing for differences among believers. We gather on Sunday morning for worship […]

Rest of the Town Report: Andover Service Club

The Andover Service Club (ASC) is an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The mission of ASC is to be of service to the people of the community and state and to broaden and strengthen the social and intellectual life of members. Any woman who is interested in service may become a member of the club. Annual […]

Rest of the Town Report: AASP & AFAP

Andover After School Program (AASP) and Andover Five Alive Program (AFAP) provide a safe, friendly environment for elementary school children with an emphasis on friendship and fun! AASP was established in 1994 and was later joined by AFAP, both New Hampshire state licensed programs. They are separate non-profit 501(c)3 organizations run simultaneously in the AE/MS […]