Andover School Board Minutes, September 7, 2021

By Beth Page

Condensed from approved minutes. In Person Board Present: Brandon Adams, Adam Jones, Dan Newton, Lisa Burbach, and Aimee Menard Administration Present: Mark MacLean, Dennis Dobe, Dennis Audet, and Beth Page Public Present: Caroline Boucher Board Chairperson’s Report Aimee thanked folks for the respectful dialogue at the August emergency meeting and for the community turning out […]

Andover Conservation Commission, September 22, 2021

By Lee Wells

Condensed from approved minutes Special Meeting to discuss White Oaks/Horseshoe Pond logging Present: Jesse Schust, Sooze Hodgson, Jerry Hersey, Lee Wells, Tina Cotton Observations at White Oak Pit on September 16: Jesse, Lee, Jerry, Nancy, Tina, and Todd Goings – joined later by Sooze and John Hodgson – walked along the Town access road from […]

Andover Conservation Commission, September 8, 2021

By Lee Wells

Condensed from approved minutes Present: ACC members:  Nancy Robart, Jesse Schust, Jerry Hersey, Sooze Hodgson, Tina Cotton, Shawn Upton, Alan McIntyre, Lee Wells, Jenny Bodwell Also attending: Donna Duclos, Robin and Bill Benincase Greetings to Shawn: Shawn invited us to join him moose tracking this weekend. Website: Alan is constantly working on it. Need photos […]

Roadside Dumping of Paint Cans Leads to Disposal Reminder

Ask Transfer Station attendants for guidance

By Marjorie Roy

Recently, approximately 20 one-gallon cans of paint were left on the side of several town roads.  The highway crew picked them up, dried them out, and properly disposed of them. If you are unsure of how to dispose of something, please ask the Transfer Station attendants. They are trained in all kinds of disposal regulations.  […]

Andover Police Department, September 2021

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 214 calls for service during September, including: Animal Livestock Complaint: 2 Assist Ambulance/Rescue: 5 Assist Citizen: 7 Assist Motorist: 3 Assist Police: 4 Civil Issue/Standby: 3 Domestic Dispute: 2 Manner of Operation: 3 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 5 Suspicious Circumstances: 3 Theft: 1 Traffic Arrest: 2 Traffic Citation: 15 Traffic Warning: 85 […]

Warrant Article to Outline Proposed Conservation Subdivision

There will be two public hearings

By Andover Planning Board

 Suppose that you are the owner of a hypothetical 20-acre parcel in rural Andover and you wish to subdivide and develop that buildable parcel in a way that maximizes your financial return for housing development. Today’s subdivision ordinance would tend to steer such a 20-acre landowner towards creating a “suburban” housing development of 10 two-acre […]

Electric Rates to Increase 17% After November 1

Due to natural gas price spike

Press release

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s (NHEC) Board of Directors has approved changes to the Co-op Power rate and Regional Access Charge, which will result in an overall bill increase for most residential members of about 17%, or $17.19. The new rates will take effect with bills rendered on or after November 1. The Co-op Power portion […]

Drake’s Place Eatery and Market Opens at 46 Main Street

Indoor farmers market, local foods, beer and wine

By Shelley Geoghegan
Drake’s Place Eatery and Market Opens at 46 Main Street

When The Kitchen restaurant announced it would be leaving Andover, there was a town-wide groan of dismay. But it didn’t take long for another restaurant to fill the empty spot at 46 Main Street.  Drake’s Place Eatery and Market opened its doors on September 10 and has been busy serving a menu of “farm to […]

Andover Cooks Share Food Favorites: Bread and Butter Pickles

"My favorite thing to do is to make pickles"

By Sharon Lefebvre
Andover Cooks Share Food Favorites: Bread and Butter Pickles

Hello, my name is Sharon Lefebvre, and I have lived in East Andover for 44 years. We love it here and love our land, where we are able to grow our own organic vegetables. There is a good feeling about being fortunate enough to be able to grow your own produce and eat it fresh, […]

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