Budget Committee Looking to Fill Two Vacancies

By Arch Weathers, Budget Committee Member

The Andover Budget Committee consists of 6 individuals elected by ballot at Town Meeting to serve staggered three-year terms. Additionally, one member each from the Board of Selectmen and the School Board serves in an ex-officio capacity. The town of Andover follows the traditional Town Meeting format, and as an elected municipal functionary the Budget […]

2019 Raffle Is A Winner

Thank You Donors And Ticket Buyers

By Judy Perreault

Thanks to everyone who donated  prizes, and those who bought tickets, our raffle was a big success.  Most of the winners were from Andover, and many bought tickets just to support the  4th of July activities. There were 61 prizes in all. The following is a list of the donors and the winners. GREVIOR FURNITURE […]

Andover 4th of July 2019

Preparation and Announcements

Press Release

We’re down to the wire! Andover’s 4th of July Committee is working hard to complete all the pre-event tasks. Be it a business, a nonprofit or a private citizen, please consider taking part in the parade by entering a float (Don’t forget! The theme is Sports.), riding a bicycle…you name it. To highlight some of […]

Meeting of the Andover Conservation Commission

February 13, 2019 Final Minutes

By Jenny Bodwell

Present:  Jerry Hersey, Tina Cotton, Alan McIntyre, Mary Anne Broshek, Jenny Bodwell, Jesse Schust Minutes:  Alan made a motion to approve the January 2019 minutes with changes, Jerry seconded, and all were in favor. Mary Anne distributed a list of grant funding sources for land conservation. Correspondence: Supply lines with the Source from NHDES Drinking […]

Conservation Corner – Vegetation Management

The Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act in Andover

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 […]

2019-20 Andover School Budget Recommended

By Andover Budget Committee

At its January 23, 2019 deliberative session, the Andover Budget Committee unanimously voted to recommend to the voters at the Annual School Meeting on March 4, 2019 a proposed budget of $5,655,656 (five million, six hundred fifty-five thousand, six hundred fifty-six dollars). This represents an overall increase to the recommended budget over 2018-19 of $179,119 […]

Andover 2018 Tax Bills Up only 0.3%

By Ed Hiller, for the Budget Committee

The amounts to be raised by taxes for Andover for 2018 add up to $6,033,458. This is an increase over last year of $41,218, 0.7%. [See attached chart #1]   The tax rate will go up by 0.3%. The tax bill for a property valued at $200,000 will increase from $4,680 in 2017 to $4,694 in […]

Schedule of Budget Meetings Set

Press release

The town budget committee has set the following schedule of meetings to prepare the town budget for presentation at the next town meeting. Department Presentations: Wed., Nov. 28 Police, EMS Wed., Dec. 5 Highway, Transfer Station Wed., Dec. 12 Village District, Andover Fire, Cemetery, Recreation Wed., Jan. 2 Library, Conservation Commission, Planning/Zoning Wed., Jan. 9, 2019 […]

4th of July Committee Grateful for Support of Business and Community

By Judy Perreault

Many thanks to all the advertisers and well wishers listed in our Fourth of July Program.  We appreciate your support. Keep the book handy for reference for the many local services.  This year we have added pictures of previous Fourth of July events. Be sure to visit our Fourth of July Raffle Booth on the […]

July 4th Celebration is Upon Us!

Press Release

What makes a community great? To some it might be grand avenues, sky scrapers and bright lights; but Andover has much more to offer. Think about all the ways our community works together to make our town the greatest of all! One example of that is our 4th of July celebration. Simple things are what […]

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