Jon Champagne Appointed Road Agent for Two Years

Andover continues building its Highway Department

By Jon Champagne

Greetings from the Road Agent, Hi to the Town of Andover.  For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Jon Champagne. I have lived in town my whole life. You may also know my wife, Joane, and my children, Tyler and Julianna. I have owned my own company, J & B Landscaping […]

John Kinney Is Appointed To Fill Vacant Select Board Position

Volunteers as EMS Director and is on Board of Beacon

By John Kinney

I’m John Kinney and have volunteered to fill one of the vacant positions on the Board of Selectmen. I’ve been a volunteer EMT in Andover for about 14 years. Since 2010, I have served as the EMS Director, and I’m also currently on the Board of Directors for the Andover Beacon. I hold an active […]

Wild About the 4th – of July that is; Plan Your Float Now

AE/MS students choose theme for 2020 Fourth of July

Press release

Are you wild about the Fourth? We are!  And from all indications, Andover is too.  We thank you all for your overwhelming support at Town Meeting.  That’s right.  That’s the theme for this year’s Fourth of July Parade: Wild About the Fourth…and you can thank the AE/MS students for this brilliant idea. They were thinking […]

Voters Approve Increases for Forest Fire Equipment; 4th of July

Warrant Articles for buildings and equipment were tabled

By Arch Weathers

The 2020 annual meetings of the Town of Andover, the Andover School District, and the Andover Fire District voted to raise and appropriate their budgets for the coming year. The total appropriations before offsetting revenues are $8,417,357, up $152,582 over last year resulting in a 1.8% overall increase over 2019. APPROPRIATIONS Department 2019 2020 change […]

Todd Goings Wants to Be a Part of Change as New Selectman

Long-time resident has served on Budget Committee

By Todd Goings

Hello, my name is Todd Goings. I was elected to take David Blinn’s position, which expired, as a Selectman for Andover. I’ll be serving this term from 2020 until 2023. Most of my life has been spent in Andover – 45 years. I currently work at Proctor Academy, where I have been for 25 years […]

Planning Board Minutes (approved) – January 28, 2020

By Lisa Meier

Members present: Nancy Teach, Chair; Art Urie, Vice-Chair; Randy Monti; Doug Phelps; John Hodgson, Dave Powers, Dave Blinn, Ex-Officio and Donna Duclos, Alternate Also present for duration of appropriate item: Pat Moyer, Planning & Zoning Administrator, Jon Champagne; John Bentley (agent for Jon Champagne); Chris Seufert (attorney for applicant); Web Stout (FWS Land Surveying); and […]

Andover Conservation Commission Draft (unapproved) Minutes – February 12, 2020

By Lee Wells

Present: Jerry Hersey, Alan McIntyre, Nancy Robart,  Jesse Schust, Lee Wells, Tina Cotton, Harvey Pine, Jacob McCormick. Becca Budrock, Ken Wells Minutes: Motion made by Alan to approve the 1/15/20 minutes as amended, seconded by Nancy.  Approved by all. Suggestion: we should have a new member orientation;, show new members current important issues: field trips […]

Jon Mishcon Steps Down as Moderator; Gives Suggestions

Explains what is needed to help and recruit moderators

By Jon Mishcon
Jon Mishcon Steps Down as Moderator; Gives Suggestions

Dear Friends, Thank you for the opportunity to serve as moderator for the past couple of years. I note there were no new candidates for moderator. At the training session I attended, a number of the experienced moderators spoke about the difficulty of recruiting new blood and the increased time commitment. Please consider the following […]

A Welcome and A Thank You From The Town Office Staff

Goodbye to the former Select Board; hello to the new one

By Marjorie Roy
A Welcome and A Thank You From The Town Office Staff

Town Meeting has come and gone, and now it is time to say goodbye and thank you to Dave Blinn, whose term expired.  We also say thank you to Chuck Keyser and Bill Keyser, who have resigned from the Board of Selectmen. These three Board members put their hearts and souls into their Select Board […]

Michelle Dudek Accepts Vacant Selectboard Position

Has served in many key volunteer positions in Andover

By Michelle Dudek

My name is Michelle Dudek and I have accepted a vacant position as an Andover Selectboard Member. First and foremost, I am the mother of two middle school aged boys.  I am also a high school English teacher with the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS), and a certified LEGO Education Academy teacher trainer. I […]

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