Highway Department Committee Assesses Key Factors

Machinery, personnel, a building, and a budget

By Patricia Swingle

Now that we have established a solid structure for the highway department, as with any large project a realistic timeline is extremely important. First, we had to assess what we currently have in our arsenal of equipment and staff. Then we collaborated to decide what is truly needed to make up an efficient highway department, […]

October is Time to do a Fire Prevention Audit of Your Home

Fire education programs being planned for schools

By Rene Lefebvre

October is a busy month for most people: time to clean up the garden, put firewood away, and get ready for colder times. October is also when fire departments celebrate Fire Prevention Week and host several activities, primarily around the schools. We expect our school visit will be very different this year. The pandemic has […]

Local Man Is Hired for Position of Deputy Town Clerk

Use Main Street door for Town Clerk business

By Bonnie Wesley

So much has been going on, and many changes have been and are continuing to be made. These changes have been taxing, but they are also creating new opportunities. Neil Turton has joined my team as Deputy Town Clerk.  Neil has lived in Andover for about 15 years.  He and John Kinney have been landlords […]

Andover Highway Department has Many Responsibilities

The new Highway Committee will help guide it

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Andover Highway Department has Many Responsibilities

In Andover, we have some very beautiful scenery! We are nestled in between two mountains, we have winding brooks and covered bridges. It is a classic New England town, complete with a beautiful Village Green and a small community feel. There are tons of pieces that work together to make this place as beautiful as […]

Planning Board Minutes, Approved – July 28, 2020

Condensed from approved minutes July 28, 2020 Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus crisis and in accordance with Governor Sununu’s Emergency Order #12 pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04, this Board is authorized to meet electronically.  The public has access to contemporaneously listen and participate in this meeting through the video. Members Present: Nancy Teach, Chair; John Hodgson; […]

Andover School Board Minutes – July 22, 2020

Condensed from approved minutes July 22, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes This meeting was held remotely (online/telephonically) pursuant to Governor’s Emergency Order #12, dated March 23, 2020. As a preface to the meeting, Board Chair Dean Barker presented the “Presiding Member’s Script To Ensure Meetings Are Compliant With The Right-to Know Law During The State Of […]

Andover School Board Minutes – July 14, 2020

 Condensed from approved minutes This meeting was held remotely (online/telephonically) pursuant to Governor’s Emergency Order #12, dated March 23, 2020. As a preface to the meeting, Board Chair Dean Barker presented the “Presiding Member’s Script To Ensure Meetings Are Compliant With The Right-to Know Law During The State Of Emergency.” Board Present: Dean Barker-home, solo; […]

Planning Board Minutes, Approved – July 14, 2020

Condensed from approved minutes July 14, 2020 Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus crisis and in accordance with Governor Sununu’s Emergency Order #12 pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04, this Board is authorized to meet electronically.  The public has access to contemporaneously listen and participate in this meeting through the video. Members Present: Nancy Teach, Chair; Art Urie, […]

Andover Emergency Management Encourages Use of Face Masks 

Based on guidelines provided by the state

By Jane Hubbard

For many Andover families and residents, a variety of activities and services will be starting up this fall. Countless people have put endless hours into planning for safe school reopening and other activities. The Andover Emergency Management Department would like to encourage the use of face masks by residents, visitors, and employees of local businesses, […]

Andover Police Department Logs 302 Calls for July

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 302 calls for service during July, including: Animal Livestock Complaint: 3 Assist Ambulance/Rescue: 7 Assist Citizen: 10 Civil Issue/Stand-by: 3 Criminal Mischief: 4 Dog Loose: 4 Domestic Dispute: 2 Littering, Illegal Dumping: 2 Neighborhood Disputes: 3 Noise Disturbance: 1 Parking Violations:  22 Parole/Probation Violations: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 6 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: […]

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