Fire Department Makes Plans for Fourth of July; Snow Cones and Kayak Tickets

Annual BBQ on July 30 in East Andover

By Rene Lefebvre

I think that many of us had no idea how much COVID-19 would change our daily lives. We know that we needed to do what was necessary to help each other and get this behind us. Though not necessarily gone, we do feel it is safe to come out and enjoy our freedom again. What […]

Andover Police Department May 2022

Press release

The Andover Police Department handled 170 calls for service during May, including: Abandoned Vehicle: 2 Assist Citizen: 6 Child Abuse: 2 Civil Issue/Stand-by: 4 Dog Loose: 4 Dog Barking: 2 Domestic Dispute: 1 Keep the Peace: 2 Manner of Operation: 6 Public Relations Talk: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 4 Sexual Assault: 2 Sexual/Obscene Material: 1 Shots […]

Fourth of July Promises to be a Fun-Filled Day for Andover

You're invited to enter a float in the parade

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Fourth of July Promises to be a Fun-Filled Day for Andover

The Andover Fourth of July Committee is busy putting the finishing touches on what will be a fun-filled day for Andover. If we go back to the origins of Andover’s Fourth of July celebration, the town’s children were at the forefront. That holds true even today. There will be lots of fun things for kids […]

Time Counts in an Emergency; Have ID and Instructions Ready

Vial of LIfe form available on internet

By Andrew Perkins

Have you ever had to call 911 for a medical emergency? Chances are it was not a calm experience, depending on the problem. Whether it is a family member, friend, or even your own emergency, important medical information written down and readily available can save valuable time for first responders. Relevant information such as full […]

Successful Use of Beaver Deceivers Attracts Attention; Avoids Floods

Device prevents damage; saves money

By Vicky Mishcon

I have received inquiries about the Beaver Deceiver program here in Andover from some pretty interesting places. People from all over the country find their roads and properties are an ideal beaver habitat and are looking for ways to co-exist. Most recently, I received a call from a limnologist (a scientist who studies the characteristics […]

Cristy Reny-Perkins is the Town’s New Finance Assistant

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Cristy Reny-Perkins is the Town’s New Finance Assistant

A new Finance Assistant, Cristy Reny-Perkins, has been hired to work in the Select Board office alongside Marjorie Roy, Andover’s Town Administrator, and Elita Reed, the Town’s Finance Director. Her duties, in addition to working with financial tasks, include updating the Town’s website and greeting the public during posted hours. According to Cristy, she and […]

Feeding Waterfowl at Area Lakes Creates Multiple Problems

Please do not feed the ducks and geese!

By Marj Roy

Feeding waterfowl can create problems for the birds, their environment, and people. The idea that waterfowl cannot survive without human help is false. Many species of water birds have survived for thousands of years without human help, and they are thriving.  Please enjoy our local waterfowl from a distance and respect their wilderness. By doing […]

Andover’s Lakes Protected by Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act

NHDES Shoreland Permit required for some projects

By Jenny Bodwell

Andover is fortunate to have an abundance of public water resources, including lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams, some of which serve as supplies of public drinking water. Unfortunately, unplanned and uncoordinated development adjacent to these resources can threaten them by increasing unfiltered storm water runoff to them.  Today, stormwater runoff poses the greatest threat to […]

Andover Town Office Closures: May 10, 11, and 12

By Marjorie Roy

Notice to Andover Town Residents The Finance Office and the Town Administrator’s Office will be closed on Tuesday, May 10, Wednesday, May 11, and Thursday, May 12, while we attend annual training.

Town Clerk’s Corner, May 2022

Register dogs by April 30 to avoid late fees

By Lisa Meier

Darlene and I have been able to attend several training classes over the last month and plan on attending more in the coming months. Thank you for your patience while we attend these. Thank you to all residents who have registered / licensed their canine companions to date. Please remember that any dog four months […]

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