Andover Invites Residents to Participate in Master Planning Survey

Survey open until end of February 2024

By Jacob Gliman
Andover Invites Residents to Participate in Master Planning Survey

After an unexpected delay, our townwide resident opinion survey is now live and ready for action! Just use the link or QR code to start the survey: surveymonkey.com/r/AndoverNH2023 We designed the survey to be completable in about 10 minutes on a phone, tablet, laptop, or computer. Your opinion on each question matters; however, you may […]

Work on New Highway Garage Continues through Winter

Public welcome planned around July 4, 2024

By Les Fenton
Work on New Highway Garage Continues through Winter

Work on the Andover Highway Garage is ongoing and enjoyed great weather during the fall. Since our “Topping Out Ceremony” on November 20, all structural steel elements of the shell have been placed and the metal skin applied. The windows, doors, and flashing installations, as well, are all complete.  The roof is finished, and the […]

New Town Administrator Greets Andover Citizens

"Public service is my calling"

By Scott Hilliard
New Town Administrator Greets Andover Citizens

My Name is Scott Hilliard. I was hired by the Select Board to be your Town Administrator. I began my duties on January 2, 2024. I am writing to introduce myself and am excited to work with the Town employees and Board of Selectmen, to continue to make Andover the wonderful community to live and […]

Andover’s January Primary Election Day Runs Smoothly

Everyone involved deserves recognition and thanks

By Jon Warzocha and Lee Wells

Thank you, thank you, thank you! An election couldn’t happen without the help of so many people, all of whom deserve our recognition and thanks. Being able to use AE/MS for our polling place upends their regular routine. Parents need to find care for their children for the day. Teachers need to create special remote […]

Cemetery Trustees seeking new members

By Cheryl Swenson

Long standing members, Beth Frost and Jim Reed are retiring from their positions on the Cemetery Trustees Board. I appreciate their dedication and their work serving on this committee. Their input has been invaluable. The Trustees are seeking TWO new members to assist with overseeing the maintenance of our many cemeteries within Andover. The Cemetery […]

Andover Police Department Service Calls — November

By Pat Moyer, as approved by Chief Mahoney

Andover Police Department handled 182 Calls for Service during November 2023,  Including: Ambulance: 2 Assist Ambulance/Rescue: 2 Assist Citizens: 3 Assist Motorist: 5 Assist Police: 4 Assist Social Services: 1 Civil Issue/Standby: 1 Dog Loose: 3 Fraud: 1 Manner of Operation: 2 Protective Order (Violation): 1 Road Rage: 1 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 1 Traffic Offense-Citation: 4 […]

Andover Police Department Service Calls — December 

By Pat Moyer, as approved by Chief Mahoney

Andover Police Department handled 203 Calls for Service during December 2023, Including: Ambulance: 3 Animal Livestock Complaint: 1 Animal Wild: 1 Assist Ambulance/Rescue: 4 Assist Citizen: 18 Assist Police: 3 Civil Stand-by: 3 Dog Loose: 2 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 9 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 4 Traffic Offense-Citation: 8 Traffic Offense-Warning: 34 Welfare Check: 3 Arrests or Must-Appear Summons […]

Select Board Announces Resignation of Town Administrator

Kimberley Edelmann played crucial role in many areas

By Dana Swenson

On October 26, 2023, the Select Board reluctantly accepted the resignation letter of Kimberley Edelmann as the Town Administrator. During her tenure, Kimberley played a crucial role in regenerating the Town’s policies, managing its day-to-day operations, and representing the community in various capacities. Kimberley resigned for personal reasons and Andover now faces the task of […]

Highway Garage Construction Project Reaches Milestone

Topping-off ceremony held November 20

By Dana Swenson
Highway Garage Construction Project Reaches Milestone

In a significant step toward the completion of the Highway Department garage, a topping-off ceremony was held on November 20. The event marked the placement of the final structural element, symbolizing the project’s progress and a significant achievement for the community. Select Board members, construction workers, and community members gathered to witness the culmination of […]