Swap Day Event Planned for the First Time This Year

Second Saturday of the month, May to October

By Ken Tripp

The first Swap Day of the season will be Saturday, May 14. The event is open 8 AM to noon at the Transfer Station. Events are scheduled for the second Saturday of the month, May through October. Please donate items that you assume someone would desire. Do not use the event as a junk-clearing opportunity. […]

Andover Rec Needs New Soccer and Basketball Directors

Andover Rec Needs New Soccer and Basketball Directors

By Andover Recreation Committee

After a successful winter season of basketball and skiing, Andover’s Recreation Committee is looking to next fall’s soccer season with excitement. Sign-ups for fall soccer will be distributed through the AE/MS parent newsletter and online in June. As always, the Rec Committee will be looking for volunteers to step into coaching roles for all ages. […]

Andover Police Department, March 2022

Press release

The Andover Police Department handled 178 calls for service during March, including: Assist Citizen: 9 Civil Issue/Standby: 3 Dog Loose: 4 Fraud: 2 Juvenile Complaint: 2 Liquor Law Violations: 3 Manner of Operation: 5 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 8 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 5 Theft: 2 Traffic Accident: 4 Traffic Offense – Arrest: 2 Traffic Offense – Citation: 3 […]

Sights and Sounds of 80th Fourth of July Celebration are Coming Soon

A chance to show what our little town has to offer

By Andover Fourth of July Committee

Imagine you are a stranger arriving in Andover on the Fourth of July. As you approach the town, you pass one of the large signs announcing our celebration.  You might think … hmm, what would a small New England town have to offer?   You won’t be disappointed, because in this small town there is a […]

Fire Wardens Issue Permits for Safe, Legal Outdoor Burning

Only when weather and humidity within limits

By Rene Lefebvre

I stopped by a home recently to issue a burn permit so that the homeowner could legally burn some brush. As he was signing the permit, he noticed that the document was from the State of New Hampshire and not the Town of Andover. I explained that the authority to issue a permit to “kindle […]

Organization has Many Resources for Protecting Our Lakes

NH Lakes: keep 'em clean and healthy

By Lee Wells

This is a great time of year.  The ice is out, the loons have returned, and the lakes are especially attractive and calm now.  All of us can agree that Andover is a beautiful town and that we are lucky to live here.  We have impressive hills and trails, and we have many beautiful lakes, […]

Last Day to Change Party Affiliation is May 31

Get ready for primary on September 13

By Supervisors of the Checklist

Attention, all Andover voters: It’s time to check your party affiliation. The last day to change your party affiliation before the September 13 party primary elections is Tuesday, May 31. Prior to May 31, changes can be made at any time at the Town Clerk’s office during her regular office hours. The Supervisors of the […]

Andover Town Clerk April 2022

New Deputy Clerk has been hired

By Lisa Meier

I would like to thank everyone who voted for me to be your Town Clerk / Tax Collector at this year’s election.  I appreciate your confidence in me.  I have thoroughly enjoyed the position since I started.  I would also like to congratulate everyone on winning their respective positions. Only a few changes in the […]

“Around Our Town in 80 Years” is the Fourth of July Parade Theme

2022 plans in full swing

By Andover Fourth of July Committee
“Around Our Town in 80 Years” is the Fourth of July Parade Theme

The Fourth of July Committee is working to put on the best event ever. One of the highlights of our celebration is the parade, started by the Blackwater Grange in 1942, 80 years ago. Speaking of 80 years ago, that’s our theme for 2022 …” Around Our Town in 80 Years.” Andover’s parade consists of […]

Andover Police Department January 2022

By Patricia Moyer

The Andover Police Department handled 200 calls for service during January 2022, including: Assist Citizen: 10 Civil Issue/Stand-by: 3 Death/Suicide: 1 Dog Loose: 2 Manner of Operation: 2 OHRV Complaint: 1 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 2 Road Rage: 1 Sexual Assault: 2 Suspicious Circumstances: 4 Theft: 2 Traffic Accident: 4 Traffic Citation: 7 Traffic Warning: 42 Warrant, […]