March Progress Report on Highway Garage

By Les Fenton

There has been a great deal of activity in March, with the pace of work picking up as spring approaches. The interior wall surfaces, some plywood and some wallboard, have all been finished and painted. The main power panels are installed, and the electrification of the building’s various systems is ongoing.  Exterior concrete pads were […]

Fourth of July Raffle

Raffle raises money for the Fourth of July celebration

Press release

The Fourth of July Raffle is a popular event that raises money for Andover’s Fourth of July celebration. It is so successful due to the generous support from local businesses and residents from Andover and surrounding towns. Last year we had 57 prizes, including gift certificates, goody baskets, tools, clothes, art, quilts, blankets, and many […]

Andover Police Department Service Calls – February 2024

By Patricia Moyer, as approved by Chief Mahoney

Andover Police Department handled 251 Calls for Service during February, including: Ambulance: 3 Assist Ambulance/Rescue: 1 Assist Social Service Agencies: 3 Civil Standby: 4 Criminal Mischief: 1 Fraud: 1 Littering — Illegal Dumping: 1 Manner of Operation: 3 Protective Order Violation: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 2 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 5 Theft: 1 Traffic Accident: 2 Traffic Offense […]

Andover Town Clerk’s Corner – March 2024

By Lisa Meier

Things in the Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office are going very well. Cindy and I will be attending the Tax Collectors Spring Workshop on Wednesday, April 10. We will also be attending the annual conferences for both the Tax Collectors and Town Clerks this year in the fall. With the State Primary wrapped up, we are […]

Andover Police Department Service Calls — January 2024

By Patricia Moyer, as approved by Chief Mahoney

Andover Police Department handled 230 Calls for Service during January, including: 911 Hangup: 2 Assist Ambulance/Rescue: 5 Assist Citizen: 11 Assist Motorist: 4 Death/Suicide: 1 Dog Loose: 2 Domestic Dispute: 1 Driving While Intoxicated: 1 Drug Possession: 1 Manner of Operation: 6 Shots Fired: 1 Stalking: 2 Traffic Accident: 7 Traffic Offense-Citation: 7 Traffic Offense-Warning: […]

Andover Fourth of July Committee Announces Parade Theme! 

Entering a float is free; several cash prizes up for grabs 

By Jennifer Bent

The Andover Fourth of July Committee is thrilled to announce that this year’s parade theme is “Christmas in July.” Entering a float in the parade is free of charge and there are several cash prizes up for grabs, including a Super Prize of $500.  The Fourth of July Committee would love to see families and […]

Capital Improvement Committee Submits Report to Andover Planning Board

Capital Improvement Plan saves for anticipated expenses

By Ken Wells

On February 13, 2023, Andover’s Capital Improvements Program Committee submitted its final report to the Andover Planning Board. The Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) considers capital items, such as highway department and emergency vehicles, town buildings and roads, which cost more than $20K and have a life expectancy of more than five years. The Committee’s aim […]

Andover Highway Garage Making Progress

Catching up after delays due to supply issues

By Les Fenton
Andover Highway Garage Making Progress

Progress on the new building for the Highway Department was slowed a bit by material supply issues during the month of January. The light steel needed to complete the interior walls and mezzanine were back-ordered and framing the interior only began in earnest during the first week of February. As this update is published, the […]