Webster Resident Announces Candidacy for District 26 Run

New Floterial District includes Andover

By David Nesbitt

My name is David Nesbitt, a nine-year resident of Webster. I am announcing my candidacy to the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Merrimack Floterial District 26.   A floterial district is one that “floats” over other districts in order that each district has the correct proportion of representatives to the local population.  In this case, […]

Deborah Aylward of Danbury Files Candidacy for District 5

Republican Party booth on Fourth of July

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Deborah Aylward of Danbury Files Candidacy for District 5

Deborah Aylward announced that on June 9 she filed with the Danbury Town Clerk as a Republican candidate for one of the two New Hampshire House of Representatives seats serving Merrimack County District 5 (Andover, Danbury, Hill, Salisbury, and Webster).  Aylward is a native of Washington DC and a New Hampshire resident since 2006. Having […]

Andover’s Holly Trott Places Second in Local Dance Competition

2022 Dancing with the Newport Stars

By Larry Chase
Andover’s Holly Trott Places Second in Local Dance Competition

Longtime Andover resident Holly Trott was among the winners of a recent “2022 Dancing with the Newport Stars” contest held at the Newport Opera House and sponsored by the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce. Trott and her dancing partner Aaron Cherry, a resident of Newport, came in second among the six couples competing for the […]

AE/MS and Proctor Alumna Begins PT Practice in Lake Placid

Daughter of former AE/MS principal Jane Slayton

By Jane Slayton
AE/MS and Proctor Alumna Begins PT Practice in Lake Placid

Maddy Pfeifer attended Andover Elementary/Middle School and Proctor Academy. She also attended Green Mountain Valley School and the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2018 with a BS in Exercise Science. She recently graduated from the University of Vermont with a DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy). She […]

John Cotton Receives Kim Ayers Environmental Award

Recognizes work with water, wetlands, and/or wildlife

By Tina Cotton
John Cotton Receives Kim Ayers Environmental Award

John Cotton, known as Mr. Geology by the Lakes Region Planning Commission and Mr. Groundwater of New Hampshire when he was interacting with the public before retirement, is well qualified to be the recipient of the Kim Ayers Environmental Award. He is a resident of Andover and owns land and a couple of rustic cabins […]

Former Head of School Mike Henriques Receives Award from Governor

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Former Head of School Mike Henriques Receives Award from Governor

Mike Henriques of Sandwich, with his wife Betsy in attendance, was recognized by the Governor and Council with a Commendation for his 16 years of service as the Head of School at Proctor Academy in Andover.  Henriques led Proctor Academy to unprecedented financial stability, capital projects on campus, and the development of a student life […]

Dr. Jonathan Mishcon Retires After 40+ Years of Practice

HealthFirst takes over operations

By Vicky Mishcon

An adventurous life might begin as a captive on a remote island somewhere in the Mediterranean. But for a doctor in a small-town family medical practice, adventure is measured in much smaller daily increments. Jon set up practice in 1979 in the refurbished Sunoco Station in downtown Tilton. He was one of several of the […]

Costs of Going Solar Reduced by Tax Credits and Rebates

Andover residents benefited from programs

By Janet Moore

In an effort to keep the ball rolling in the alternative energy movement, Kearsarge Climate Action and the New London Energy Committee are sponsoring a series of “Solarize Kearsarge” events, the first one happening very soon.  On Wednesday, April 28 at noon, experts from ReVision Energy will offer an online presentation about rooftop and backyard […]

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