Andover Artist Publishes Story of Hope for Veterans

There’s help on the path to healing

By Charlie Darling, Beacon staff
Andover Artist Publishes Story of Hope for Veterans

Tom Barber begins his powerful new book with a telling epigraph: “Stories help satisfy our hunger for understanding by allowing us to see ourselves in the lives of others. They show us that this hunger is universal. Stories show us that we are not alone.” The story that Tom tells centers around Eric, a Purple-Heart, […]

Meet Dr. Hanrahan, A Local Provider

Westside Healthcare, Franklin

Press Release
Meet Dr. Hanrahan, A Local Provider

Franklin VNA & Hospice Presents Meet Your Local Providers Dr. Hanrahan is one of the providers at Westside Healthcare in Franklin. We are excited to be able to interview her and grateful for the chance to hear her thoughts. Q: How long have you been practicing at Westside Healthcare? A:  I have been with Westside […]

Franklin VNA & Hospice Nurse Saves Overdose Victim

Press Release

June 23 will be a memorable day in the lives of one woman and her loved ones. That was the day that Jacinda, a Franklin VNA & Hospice nurse, went shopping for a new dress on her day off and instead found herself responding to a medical emergency at the Gilford TJ Maxx. “I was […]

From Grad to Grad School

Molly Comrie of Andover

By Jody Record, UNH
From Grad to Grad School

The first career Molly Comrie ‘19 considered was physical therapy. She was in high school, and something made her think it would be a good fit. But then she couldn’t put her finger on what that was, exactly, and started to have doubts. Fortunately, she had a teacher who offered some insight. “I’d always been […]

Andover Native Jacob Hubbard Sworn-In

A New Addition To The Police Force

By Shelley Geoghegan, The Beacon
Andover Native Jacob Hubbard Sworn-In

  When Jacob (Jake) Hubbard saw the notice that the Andover Police were hiring he decided to apply, even though he knew he was not yet fully qualified.  He met with Chief Mahoney, and when he received the call that he was hired as a trainee he was very excited. He knew this was an […]

Frank Haley’s Annual Walk for Sight

By Lauretta Phillips

On June 1, Frank  Haley, his wife Ann of Andover and family members joined hundreds of others to participate in the 16th annual walk for sight.  2019 becomes the 16th year that Frank Haley has been named the top individual fund-raiser for New Hampshire’s Future In Sight (formerly New Hampshire Association of the Blind.) As […]

Erin Hanscom Graduates from Ithaca College

By Erin Hanscom
Erin Hanscom Graduates from Ithaca College

Erin Rachel Hanscom of Andover received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Science with a minor in Deaf Studies from Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York on May 19. Erin graduated Cum Laude and was recognized for her academic achievement with her induction into the Beta Chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon Occupational Therapy Honor Society. Erin […]

Foodstuffs: His Name is Kevin Roark…Prepare to Dine

Andover resident takes waiting tables to new level

By Peter Biello, NH Public Radio
Foodstuffs: His Name is Kevin Roark…Prepare to Dine

Reprinted with permission of NHPR Kevin Roark waits tables at the Barley House in Concord. On this day, he stands at the host’s station, greeting guests as they walk through the door. “Two?” Roark asks a pair of women who have come in for lunch. These women don’t seem to recognize Roark. But he has […]

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