Outdoor Coffeehouse Concert Features Ragged Mountain Band

Friday, June 17 in the AE/MS Amphitheater

By Susan Chase
Outdoor Coffeehouse Concert Features Ragged Mountain Band

The Andover Community Coffeehouse, launching a hoped-for return to its usual schedule of indoor monthly “Third Friday” concerts beginning in September, will be held outdoors on Friday, June 17, in the AE/MS outside amphitheater located between the school and bank parking lots.   Kicking off the season will be Lindsey Schust and the Ragged Mountain […]

Bone Builders Workshop Starts Back Up at the Hub

Twice-weekly class meets Mondays and Thursdays

By Susan Chase
Bone Builders Workshop Starts Back Up at the Hub

The Bone Builders class at the Andover Community Hub is now up and running and welcoming new participants after a lengthy break when the building was closed during COVID. The twice-weekly class meets in-person at the Hub every Monday and Thursday from 9 to 10 AM and is aimed primarily at men and women aged […]

Salisbury Farmers Market Begins Season on Monday, June 20

Every Monday, except July 4, until August 29

By Helen Binette

The Salisbury Farmers Market will open on Monday, June 20, from 3 to 6 PM at the Salisbury Town Hall on Route 4 in Salisbury. We will be there every Monday through August 29, except July 4. If you have any questions about the market, please call Helen Binette at 603 648-2156. Weather permitting, we […]

KLS Food Pantry Makes Stretching Food Budgets Easier

Also offers pet food, paper goods

By Nancy Robart

In May’s issue of The Andover Beacon, an article promoting the Kearsarge Lake Sunapee Community Food Pantry (KLSCFP) was submitted by the co-chairs of this incredible nonprofit organization. This is a follow-up article from a volunteer’s perspective.  I started volunteering with the KLSCFP several months ago. As a retiree, there is no shortage for the […]

Andover Service Club Awards Scholarships to Two Andover Students

Fourth of July pie sale at JJ's Market and Deli

By Mary Phinney

The Andover Service Club has just completed its Scholarship Program for the 2022-23 academic year.  We are delighted to announce that a total of $3,000 was awarded to two very deserving students.  To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must have a close, personal relationship to the town of Andover.  The awards are made on […]

Galen Beale Book Event Discusses History of Andover’s Elkins Family

Traces 40-year journey with Enfield Shakers

By Rita Norander

The Andover Historical Society has invited Galen Beale to speak at its upcoming meeting about her recently published book, “Beech Hill: The Reconciliation of Hervey Elkins and the Enfield Shakers.” “Beech Hill” traces the Elkins family’s 40-year Shaker journey, using journals, diaries, letters, and pictures from the archives of the Andover Historical Society. It tells […]

Andover Energy Group to Host E-Bike Lending Library

Opportunity for people to try out e-bikes

Press release

From Wednesday, September 21 through Tuesday, September 27, the Andover Energy Group will be hosting the E-Bike Lending Library. This program is in its third year, but it is Andover’s first time hosting it.  The E-Bike Library offers a selection of four e-bikes of different styles and retail cost. People can borrow and try these […]

Andover’s Garden Club Prioritizes Civic Beautification

New garden competition awards program

By Mary Lou McCrave
Andover’s Garden Club Prioritizes Civic Beautification

A priority of Andover’s new Garden Club is civic beautification, and you can help give the quaint and picturesque town of Andover a face-lift by participating in a new annual horticultural awards program, “The Beautification of Andover – A Garden Competition.” The first annual competition begins on Wednesday, June 1, and includes both businesses and […]

“Travel Night” Offers Views of the American Northwest

Monday, June 13, 7 PM, at the Hub

By Larry Chase

Want to take a virtual 450-mile cruise along the historic Columbia and Snake Rivers from Astoria, Oregon, to Clarkston, Washington, with photographs and live commentary by two Andover residents? And also learn of a recent elk-hunting experience in the Rocky Mountains of Montana by a semi-retired Andover nurse? Then join the wife-and-husband team of Lorraine […]