Andover’s 79th Annual Fireworks Display Entrances Crowd

Flag Raised by American Legion Post 101

By Andover Fourth of July Committee
Andover’s 79th Annual Fireworks Display Entrances Crowd

Flash! Bang! Boom! Oohs and aahs from the crowd!  Say hello and goodbye to Andover’s 79th annual fireworks display. This one was one for the record books. We were there. We hope you were, too.  After we handed out glow sticks to the children, we stood side by side with our fellow citizens to commemorate […]

Cemetery Committee Asks Visitors to Drive with Care

Markers help keep cars off graves

By Andover Cemetery Trustees
Cemetery Committee Asks Visitors to Drive with Care

Over the years as people have driven through the cemeteries, there has been a natural tendency to hug the side of the roadway and cut the corners at the curves. There is not much of a shoulder between the road and the grave plots. The roadways are narrow, and cars are drifting toward the edges […]

Andover Town Clerk Bonnie Wesley Bids a Fond Farewell

Retirement plans include books and travel

By Bonnie Wesley

In November of 2014, I became Deputy Town Clerk/Tax Collector for the people of Andover, working under the tutelage of Joanna Sumner. Joanna retired in August 2018, and I became Interim Town Clerk/Tax Collector until the elections of March 2019.  Thankfully, you voted me into that position. I have truly loved working for you.  Over […]

Drive-Through Barbecue Offers All the Favorites

Normalcy starting to return to gatherings

By Rene Lefebvre

There seems to be a bit of freshness in the air this summer. I think it comes from the freedom we are all experiencing in our everyday lives with COVID-19 coming under control.  Thanks to the unseen people who developed the vaccines we needed and the medical teams who distributed them, we are starting to […]

No Fourth of July Celebration, but Maybe Fireworks

Plans underway for 2022

Press release

Here we come again, around to another Fourth of July with no celebration.  If we were fortunate enough to have, the event it would be the 79th Andover celebration.  Unfortunately, that is not in the cards for this year, but next Fourth the committee promises an event like no other! The year 1942 was not […]

Veterans from 12 Wars are Buried in Andover Cemeteries

Do a Memorial Day walk-through

By Cheryl Swenson
Veterans from 12 Wars are Buried in Andover Cemeteries

As this article is being written, work is underway to clean up the fallen debris of the autumn and winter seasons from our cemeteries. The Andover Cemetery Trustees have walked through all the cemeteries and the graveyards that the Town is in charge of maintaining and have created a list of work to be done. […]

Andover Police Department March 2021

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 292 calls for service during March, including: Alarm – Business:  3 Assist Citizen:  6 Assist Fire:  6 Assist Motorist:  8 Assist Police:  7 Road Hazard/Obstruction:  19 Suspicious Circumstances:  2 Theft: 1 Traffic Arrest: 4 Traffic Citation: 10 Traffic Warning: 96 Welfare Check:  1 Arrests Thomas Taylor, 34, Andover: Warrants for […]

Property Tax Relief is Available to Some Homeowners

Filing deadline is June 30

By Bonnie Wesley

Property Tax Relief is available through the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration. The program is open from May 1 to June 30. You may be eligible for relief on the State Education portion of your property taxes if you can answer yes to the following questions: Do you own a homestead subject to the […]

Deputy Town Clerk Employment Opportunity Available

Candidate must be Andover resident

By Bonnie Wesley

There is an opportunity for employment in the Town Clerk’s office for a Deputy Town Clerk. You must be an Andover resident.  Please send a letter of interest to  This job is a minimum of 15 hours a week with flexible days. The work involves motor vehicle registrations; birth, death, divorce, and marriage certificates; […]

All Dogs Must Be Licensed by April 30

By Bonnie Wesley

Dog licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s office. All dogs must be licensed by April 30. License fees are as follows: Puppy under 6 months: $6.50 Adult dogs (altered): $6.50     Unaltered dogs: $9.00 Group (five or more): $20.00 Senior dog parents: $2.00 for first dog I will have a dog license clinic […]

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