own Office and Library Construction Work Continues

Highway Supervisor Kevin Duval oversees the work

By Scott Hilliard
own Office and Library Construction Work Continues

I wanted to update our readers on the progress taking place at the Town Hall/Andover Public Library. As you will see from our pictures, the wheelchair ramp construction is complete, except for paving (which will happen after we receive bids for the pavement). During planning for the ramp, we discovered some structural issues involving the […]

Andover Police Service Calls — May

By Patricia Moyer, as approved by Chief Mahoney

Andover Police Department handled 186 Calls for Service during May 2024, including: Alarm — Business: 3 Assist Citizen: 5 Assist Motorist: 4 Assist Police: 3 Assist Social Service Agencies: 2 Dog barking: 1 Dog loose: 5 Dog struck: 1 Noise Disturbance: 2 OHRV Complaint: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 2 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 2 Traffic Offense — Citation: […]

Fourth of July 2024 Dedicated to Andover Lions Club

By Jane Slayton

The Andover Lions Club has served our town since 1954. Their presence always loomed large on the Fourth of July throughout the years. The Lions grilled and served at the pancake breakfast, sold food on the Green, and always had the Concord Coach spiffed up and ready to parade.  We could always count on the […]

Deadline to Change Political Party Affiliation is June 4, 2024

By Lee Wells

Attention Voters – Important Notice! June 4 is the deadline for changing party affiliation before the September 10 Primary. See your Town Clerk or check the Secretary of State’s (Voter Information Lookup) website to make sure you are listed with the party affiliation of your choice. If your affiliation is not what you want, see […]

Fourth of July Raffle

Andover prepares for the celebration.

Press release

It is hard to believe that another year has passed and the Fourth of July is just a short time away. One of our fundraisers is our annual raffle. The raffle fairy is out working her magic and collecting gift cards, pictures, blankets, tools, toys, and many other items to make this a magical event.  […]

What is Electric Energy, Actually?

By Ken Wells

What in the world is electricity? What’s the difference between “energy” and “power”? These things are real, but immaterial. They have no weight and don’t seem to be made of “stuff,” as other things always do. When anything in the universe changes, “energy” is always absorbed or released. The universe’s total amount of energy is […]

Start the Fourth of July with the Firecracker 5K!

Race starts at 9 AM

By Jane Slayton
Start the Fourth of July with the Firecracker 5K!

A great way to start the morning on the Fourth of July is by running or walking the Firecracker 5K with friends and family. A 3.1 mile jaunt before the festivities get underway will have you energized for the day. The race takes place on a flat section of the rail trail. There are no […]

Town of Andover Highway Garage Completed

Open House Saturday, June 29, 9 AM to 1

By Les Fenton
Town of Andover Highway Garage Completed

The month of May brought the Town of Andover’s Highway Garage project to contractual completion with primary contractor Construx. Final paving and parking lot striping, along with hydroseeding of grass areas, gives the property a final appearance of which the Town can be proud.  The interior has been detailed and the fit and finish is […]

Andover Police Service Calls — April

Press release

Andover Police Department handled 228 Calls for Service during April 2024 including: Assist Ambulance/Rescue: 3 Assist Citizen: 6 Assist Motorist: 5 Assist Police: 6 OHRV Complaint: 2 Protective Order Violation: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 16 Sexual Assault: 1 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 3 Theft: 1 Traffic Offense — Citation: 6 Traffic Offense — Warning: 31 Warrant — Criminal/Civil: […]

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