Rest of the Town Report: New Hampshire Circle of Home and Family

NHCHF met regularly in 2012. At our luncheons, we socialize and make new friends while enjoying delicious sandwiches and desserts. Our mission is “enriching the lives of home and family through knowledge, skills, and leadership.” During the year: We explored the history of soup – with samples. The Magical Three taught us to make cleaning […]

Proctor Seeks Opportunities for Volunteer Work in Community

On Friday, February 22, Proctor’s Community Program would like to hear from Andover organizations and other members of the local community about how Proctor students can help in the community. Proctor’s Community Program is enthusiastic about connecting with the community. We’d love your help in building a responsive and valuable community outreach database. Join us […]

Rest of the Town Report: Proctor Liason Committee

Founded in 1848, Proctor Academy is a college-preparatory school for 360 students in grades nine through twelve. The school enrolls 270 boarding and 90 day students. Proctor is known for academic support services, innovative experiential programs, and a commitment to environmental sustainability. Proctor strives to maintain a positive leadership role within the local community. A […]

Rest of the Town Report: Friends of the Northern Rail Trail

We improve, maintain, and promote the Northern Rail Trail as a four-season multi-use trail through Merrimack County. About 10 miles of the Trail go through our Town connecting West Andover, Potter Place, Andover Center, and East Andover. Activities supporting the Trail were significant and varied. Last spring, R.P. Johnson and Son repaired the information kiosk […]

Andover Lions Club Calendar Raffle Winners

By Joyce Egge, Andover Lions Club

January 2013 Date         Ticket          Amount                       Winner 1                 234               $350                Doug Leber, Los Angeles, CA […]

Rest of the Town Report: Kearsarge Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

KUUF meets on Sunday mornings at 11 AM in the Stone Chapel at Proctor Academy from September through June. The consulting minister is the Rev. Bill Nelson. Sunday School and child care are available. KUUF has the following purposes: to worship and create a welcoming and nurturing community to support and care for one another […]

Rest of the Town Report: Andover Girl Scouts

Rest of the Town Report: Andover Girl Scouts

Our Girl Scout troop is having a terrific year! We have a huge troop this year, with 23 girls participating from kindergarten to fourth grade. We are learning about cultures around the world through the World of Girls curriculum provided by the Girl Scout Council. The girls are working towards earning several badges. We have […]

Rest of the Town Report: Andover Historical Society

2012 was good to us. First priority – Painting of the freight car. The job was finished in time for our August Old Time Fair. Next priority – The conversion of the Lull house in Potter Place into work space was assisted by a grant from the New England Grassroots Environmental Fund which allowed an […]

Rest of the Town Report: Andover Energy Group

The Andover Energy Group (AEG) is an informal organization of local volunteers interested in learning about and implementing renewable energy sources and energy-efficiency techniques in area homes, businesses, and institutions. Formed in June 2011, we meet on the first Thursday of each month. AEG-sponsored activities in 2012 included “Button-Up” home weatherization workshops in January and […]

Time To Apply For Andover Service Club Scholarships

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. Scholarship applications are available at the Andover Elementary/Middle School, Proctor Academy, Merrimack Valley High School, and the ASC Thrift Shop located in Andover. They may also be downloaded at  Awards are based on academic performance, […]