Local Artist Finds Inspiration for Novel

Bunsen & Pondering a tale of abstract philosophy

By Aaron Hodge, Beacon intern
Local Artist Finds Inspiration for Novel

Tom Barber of Andover is a graduate of the Art Institute of Boston who went on to become an award-winning illustrator of science fiction and fantasy paperback book jackets. Tom has recently written a book under his pen name, Guillaume, called Bunsen & Pondering (wonder what the hell’s wrong with the world), which is currently […]

Robin Davis Honored at Colby-Sawyer Commencement

Andover resident led “175 Acts of Service”

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Robin Davis Honored at Colby-Sawyer Commencement

Robin Burroughs Davis, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Citizenship Education at Colby-Sawyer College and a resident of Andover, received the Gown Award at the college’s commencement on Saturday, May 11. The Gown Award is presented each year to an individual from Colby-Sawyer College whose work and contributions in the New London area are […]

Timber Bridge in New Boston to be Dedicated to Lee Murray

Saturday, June 29 at 11 AM in New Boston

Timber Bridge in New Boston to be Dedicated to Lee Murray

  As reported in last month’s Beacon, New Boston is planning to dedicate a timber bridge to Lee Murray, who was New Boston’s road agent for 16 years before he retired and moved to Andover. Lee moved to South Carolina in 2011 and died in September 2012. The bridge dedication is planned for Saturday, June […]

Marion Osborne Inducted into Honor Society

Daughter of Gordon and Ellen Osborne

Marion E. Osborne, daughter of Gordon and Ellen Osborne of Andover, in recognition of her outstanding academic achievement was inducted into the Hodges University Johnson School of Business chapter of Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society. To be eligible for membership, a business student must rank in the top of their master’s class and be chosen by the Johnson […]

Frank Haley Strides Toward 90 at Blind Awareness Walk

Top fundraiser for eight years running

By Lauretta Phillips, for the Beacon

As Frank Haley strides towards his 90th birthday in August of this year he also is making plans for his 9th walk for Blind Awareness on June 8, 2013. Frank and his wife are often accompanied on this walk by daughter in laws Norma Haley and Vicki Haley and his granddaughters Katie, Moriah, and Shannon […]

Rebekah Stearns Pursues Sports, Academics with Success and Passion

Rebekah Stearns Pursues Sports, Academics with Success and Passion

Rebekah Stearns, a junior at Merrimack Valley High School (MVHS), has again achieved high honors at MVHS during the most recent academic quarter.  Rebekah is a member of the National Honor Society and has been a Key Club member since 10th grade.  Rebekah will be the Key Club president for 2013-2014.  She is also an […]