Andover Town Administrator Gives Updates on Continued Progress

Many projects and improvements happening

By Scott Hilliard
Andover Town Administrator Gives Updates on Continued Progress

My fellow readers, this is an article of update on some of the happenings in town: Road grading and evaluation continues by Highway Supervisor Kevin Duval.  Recently hired employees of the Highway Department by the highway supervisor can be seen grading the roads. If we haven’t got to it yet, we will. Maple Street drainage […]

Neighbors Share Favorite Recipes – Tarte Tatin

A birthday visit to a neighbor results in a new recipe

By Ken Wells

My wife and I stopped by our neighbor’s house to wish her a happy birthday. Our timing was perfect – her French husband had baked a wonderful birthday creation for her, and we arrived at that moment when it was judged cool enough to eat!  A big pot of coffee was put on (French roast, […]

Total Solar Eclipse Causes a Stir in New England

Area experienced a rare total eclipse in April.

By Ken Wells

There can hardly be a person in New Hampshire who was unaware of the total solar eclipse that occurred on the afternoon of Monday, April 8, 2024! The sky dimmed, the temperature dropped, birds flew to take shelter, and millions of humans donned goofy glasses to stare skyward. Most folks today know that an eclipse […]

Notice to Andover Voters

The last day to change your party before the September State Primary is Tuesday, June 4 

Press release

The last day to change your party before the September State Primary is Tuesday, June 4, per RSA 654:34. The Supervisors of the Checklist will be meeting from 7:00 – 7:30 pm on June 4th, which will be the last opportunity to change your party until after the State Primary Election on September 10th. You […]

Important June 4 Deadline Approaching

June 4 is the deadline for changing your party

By Lee Wells, Deputy Moderator

June 4 is the deadline for changing your party affiliation for the September 10 NH State Primary. For every primary for which I have been the deputy moderator there has been a small number of voters who were surprised, frustrated, or angered to learn that they would not be receiving the ballot that they expected […]

Andover Cemetery Trustees

Spring Clean-up is beginning around the first of May.

Press release

Spring is definitely arriving and no more snow, but I say that quietly! Hopefully, you have noticed that the two big cemeteries are now open. Spring clean-up is beginning around the first of May. It takes several weeks to prepare all our cemeteries, but they will be ready for Memorial Day.  Please remember that if […]

Andover Highway Garage Work Update

By Les Fenton

Despite several inconvenient snow storms this spring, work on the building made steady progress toward completion. The heating system is complete, as is the artesian well, domestic water supplies and drains plus fixtures for the breakroom and restroom. The emergency egress lights, fire alarm system (with auto dialer), and gas detection/ toxic gas evacuation systems […]

Andover Police Department Service Calls — March 2024

Press release

Andover Police Department handled 259 Calls for Service during March, including: Abandoned Vehicle: 2 Animal — Wild: 2 Criminal Mischief: 2 Dog Loose: 3 Driving while Intoxicated: 1 Harassment: 2 Noise Disturbance: 2 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 4 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 2 Theft: 2 Traffic Accident: 2 Traffic Offense Citation: 9 Traffic Offense Warning: 45 Warrant — Criminal/Civil: […]

Andover Pulls Off Another Successful Election

Thank you to dozens of election volunteers

By Lee Wells

Thanks to the efforts of so many — the AE/MS team, our Town Hall team, and dozens of election volunteers — the Town and School District elections went off smoothly and flawlessly on March 12. If you’d like to see the complete results, including all the write-ins and the tally of under- and over-votes, please […]

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