Andover Business Owner Helps Horses in Distress

Keeping horses out of rescues a priority

Press release
Andover Business Owner Helps Horses in Distress

Local horsewoman and Tack Room owner Linda Barnes has been elected to serve as President of Becky’s Gift Equine Relief. Becky’s Gift is a non-profit 501(c)3 that was formed in the memory of Becky Lang, a young woman with a love for horses and a concern for their welfare. The mission of Becky’s Gift is […]

Grace and Hope Pastor Needs Help to Get a Service Dog

Press release

The Reverend Karen Heavey, a resident of Danbury and senior pastor at Grace and Hope Community Center, needs a service dog to help her continue her work as a minister and the volunteer director of Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry in Franklin. She has established a fund for this purpose and is asking for help […]

Local Yoga Instructor Brings “Breathing for Peace” to Ukraine

Andover class proceeds helped sponsor the project

By Kristen Nesbitt, Backroads Yoga
Local Yoga Instructor Brings “Breathing for Peace” to Ukraine

Have you ever driven by the Bachelder Library in East Andover on a Thursday night and wondered what was going on? I teach a community yoga class on Thursday evenings, and the class will start up again in September. Participants gather weekly to practice gentle yoga postures and simple breathing techniques. The 75-minute class helps relieve stress […]

Memorial Ride Remembers Josh Wilterdink

Saturday, August 13, to Bristol

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Memorial Ride Remembers Josh Wilterdink

The seventh annual memorial ride for Josh Wilterdink, who died in a car accident less than two months after graduating from MVHS in 2009, will take place on Saturday, August 13. In case of heavy rain on Saturday, the ride will be moved to Sunday, August 14. Suggested donation is $25 per bike to benefit […]

Sam Barrett on Dean’s Honor Lists at RPI

Key role on football team, too

Samuel Barrett of East Andover has been named to the Dean’s Honor List at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) for the Fall 2015 semester and for the Spring 2015 semester. The Dean’s Honor List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.50 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below […]

Erin Hanscom Named to Dean’s List at Ithaca College

Erin Hanscom, an Occupational Therapy major, with a minor in Deaf Studies, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance for the spring 2016 semester. Erin is a 2015 graduate of Proctor Academy and a 2011 graduate of AE/MS.