Andover Thrift Shop Features “Kids’ Month” During June

Children's clothing is half price; other specials

By Nancie Jacobson
Andover Thrift Shop Features “Kids’ Month” During June

During the month of June, children’s clothing is half price at the Andover Thrift and Gift Shop! Stock up on summer play clothes for kids of all ages. At these prices you won’t care, if the kids get dirty.  In addition, Chelsea McDowell, owner of Woodley Home, will have children’s dry erase activity books for […]

Hub’s Capital Campaign Raffle Features Mini Bike and Quilts

Starts in June with Fourth of July drawing

By Susan Chase
Hub’s Capital Campaign Raffle Features Mini Bike and Quilts

A Caterpillar Machinery-themed mini-bike and two handmade lap-size quilts, all made by Andover residents, will be raffled off by the Andover Community Hub as part of their “Come On In” capital campaign. Rebuilt by a local resident who prefers to remain anonymous, and whose hobby is restoring old mini-bikes, the raffle bike is virtually new, […]

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 […]

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