Students In Andover Will Benefit From Apprenticeship Collaboration

Representative Ken Wells gained bipartisan support for model

By Jo Brown

As our schools end a difficult few months of learning from home, Franklin is still moving forward with our manufacturing initiative to pair up our students with local companies to develop internships while in school and follow on apprenticeships after high school graduation. We held our Manufacturing Night in October with five companies: Watts, PCC […]

Andover School Board Minutes – May 5, 2020

By Judith Turk

This meeting was held remotely (online/telephonically) pursuant to Governor’s Emergency Order #12, dated March 23, 2020. As a preface to the meeting, Board Chair Dean Barker presented the “Presiding Member’s Script To Ensure Meetings Are Compliant With The Right-to Know Law During The State Of Emergency.” 1. Roll Call And Call To Order – The […]

Andover School Board Meeting Minutes – April 7, 2020

By Judith Turk

This meeting was held remotely (online/telephonically) pursuant to Governor’s Emergency Order #12, dated March 23, 2020 Elected Board Member Brandon Adams was sworn in prior to this evening’s meeting on March 19, 2020 by Merrimack Valley School District Clerk, Christie Coll. As a preface to the meeting, Superintendent Mark MacLean presented the “Presiding Member’s Script […]

Fourth of July Events Are Cancelled, But Committee Offers Alternatives

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Fourth of July Events Are Cancelled, But Committee Offers Alternatives

This picture, taken in 1981, shows Etta Currier Haughton. She and Olive Seavey started the Fourth of July celebration as we know it today.  It just doesn’t feel right! This year’s Fourth of July in Andover will be like no other! But, in the name of keeping our friends and neighbors safe, we’ve made the […]

Andover Police Department Logs 239 Service Calls In May

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 239 Calls for Service during May, including: Animal-Wild: 2 Assist Citizen: 13 Assist Police: 7 Civil Issue/Stand-by: 3 Dog-Loose: 9 Dog-Bite: 1 Dog-Struck: 1 Domestic Dispute: 3 Missing Person: 1 Road Rage: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 6 Sexual Assault: 2 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 7 Theft: 2 Traffic Offense-arrest: 1 Traffic Offense-warning: 19 […]

New Residents Tell Why They Love Living In Andover

The deciding factor becomes quality over quantity

By Ty Morris

There is a special space between the three peaks of Ragged Mountain, Kearsarge Mountain, and Mount Sunapee. Many who live here can feel it; a peaceful, safe place we call home. If we ever leave, we frequently feel it tugging us back. Sure, our population does not reflect that of a place where people flock […]

Four Properties Sold In Andover Over One Month Period

By Ty Morris

Four properties sold in Andover between May 15 and June 15, 2020. Shawna Carlson sold 452 Chase Hill Road to Dan Fulp for $159,900. This three bedroom and one and three-quarter bath mobile home sits on 2.4 acres and has 1,152 square feet of living space. Don Goudreau of ExP Realty represented the sellers and […]

Andover Businesses Opening Under Safer-at-Home Advisory

Restaurants can now offer restricted indoor dining

By Shelley Geoghegan

With the expiration of the New Hampshire stay-at-home order on June 15, which has been in effect since late March due to COVID, there are now no restrictions on the number of people who can gather in groups, and more businesses are starting to reopen. However, the state still advises people to remain cautious about […]

Minimize Risk While Having Fun This Summer

Fire Chief urges people to remember COVID precautions

By Rene Lefebvre

There are two basic ways to perform a task. One is to do the task in a safe manner, and the other is to be unsafe. I don’t honestly think that people intend to be unsafe when they set out in the morning. However there are emergency rooms full of people who, with the best […]

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