Zoning Changes to Enable Workforce Housing

Related to warrant article for 2023 vote

By Andover Planning Board

Public Hearings were held August 9, 2022, September 12, 2022, and January 24, 2023 at 7 PM at Andover Town Hall.   Citizens who wish to view the existing Zoning Ordinances in their entirety may download a copy of zo-2022_updated.pdf  from Andover-NH.gov/planning-board Zoning Changes To Enable  Workforce Housing Article IV:   General Provisions Residence Density […]

Planning Board Presents Workforce Housing Ordinance to Voters

Warrant article proposes solutions

Press release

Like much of New Hampshire, Andover is experiencing a severe shortage of workforce housing, negatively impacting our local economy. Folks that have steady jobs and earn an average living find themselves priced out of the Andover housing market, unable to afford to buy or rent a suitable place for themselves and their families to live.  […]

Planning Board Proposes Changes to Article VI

Nonconforming Structures or Use

By Andover Planning Board

Article VI: Non-Conforming Structures Or Use Published Language Any lawfully established nonconforming structure or use existing on the effective date of this Ordinance may be continued, rebuilt to the original size if damaged, and reestablished if abandoned for less than one year.  Such structure or use may be enlarged or extended on the same site […]

Andover Police Department Service Calls – November 2022

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 134 calls for service during November 2022, including: Assist Citizen: 8 Assist Motorist: 6 Assist Police: 5 Assist Social Service Agencies: 3 Child Abuse: 1 Civil Issue/Stand-by: 2 Criminal Trespass: 1 Manner of Operation: 3 Missing Person: 1 Noise Disturbance: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 4 Suspicious Circumstances: 4 Traffic Citation: 7 […]

Long-Time Andover Fire Chief Retires; Stephen Barton Steps Up

Thanks people of Andover for their support

By Rene Lefebvre

For the last 40 years or so, I have had the great privilege to serve as your Fire Chief. You have welcomed me into your homes and have honored me with your trust and friendship. In truth, I have loved the job.   But, time has a way of creeping up on you, and though the […]

Andover Town Administrator Marjorie Roy Retired; Search in Progress

Other updates given about Town entities

By Michelle Dudek

Andover Town Administrator: The search is on! With the retirement of long-time Town Administrator Marjorie Roy, the Select Board has appointed a hiring committee to review applications, conduct initial interviews and reference checks, and bring top candidates to the Select Board for final interviews.  The committee, Jane Hubbard (chair), Elita Reed, Mark Stetson, Robin Boynton, […]

Andover Police Department Service Calls – September 

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 117 Calls for Service during September including: Assist Police: 6 Assist Social Service Agencies: 2 Criminal Mischief: 2 Juvenile Runaway: 1 Littering-Illegal Dumping: 2 Reckless Conduct: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 2 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 7 Theft: 5 Traffic Offense-Citation: 3 Traffic Offense-Warning: 14 Warrant-Criminal/Civil: 1 ARRESTS: • Robert C Howard, age 37, […]

Andover Police Department Service Calls – October 

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 141 Calls for Service during October including: Assist Ambulance/Rescue: 2 Assist Citizen: 7 Assist Motorist: 2 Assist Police: 2 Criminal Threatening:1 Death/Suicide: 2 Domestic Dispute: 1 Manner of Operation: 5 Protective Order Violation: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 3 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 3 Theft: 2 Traffic Offense-Citation: 2 Traffic Offense-Warning: 24 Welfare Check: […]

Upcoming Retirement of a Trustee Leaves Vacancy on Committee

To be filled by election at the March meeting

By Trustees of the Trust Funds

In the coming months the Trustees expect the retirement of a long-serving trustee.  That vacancy will be filled by election at the annual Town Meeting.  Contact the Town Clerk at 800 999-6343 for Town Meeting information. The Trustees invite you to step forward to be a trustee. The trustees meet once a month and are […]

Fire Department Replaces Trucks Using Capital Reserves

Method avoids raising taxes for needed equipment

By Rene Lefebvre

Fire trucks are designed and manufactured to last a long time. We keep them in service an average of twenty to twenty-five years. In that time, we use them in the worst of weather and require them to carry very heavy loads, between the water we haul and the equipment we use. The key to […]

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