Town Meeting 2021 Date and Logistics Not Yet Clear

Waiting for guidance from State 

By Marjorie Roy

At the time this update was written on January 20, New Hampshire towns are still waiting anxiously for the New Hampshire legislature and other state entities to determine how town meetings can be conducted. While it is a “town” meeting, the timing and procedures that towns must adhere to are determined by state law. The […]

Sand for Andover Residential Use Is Available at Transfer Station

Press release

Sand for residents of Andover, for residential use, will be available at the Transfer Station during open hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays from  7 AM to 5 PM. This location is safer than the Andover Highway Department’s yard during a storm, when trucks and equipment are loading sand.  Prior to the acquisition of the current […]

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Seeks Candidates for Board

Submit materials by February 4

By Seth Wheeler

Members of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) interested in being considered for nomination to the Board of Directors should submit their material to the Nominating Committee by 4:30 PM on Thursday, February 4.  More information is available on NHEC’s web site at  “The Co-op seeks qualified members with diverse personal, professional, and geographical […]

Andover Real Estate Transactions November to January

Three properties sold; three homes for sale

By Ty Morris

Three properties sold in Andover between November 18, 2020 and January 18, 2021. Myles and Trisha Mcleod sold their home on 28 Boston Hill Road to Janelle Wysocki for $235,000. This three bedroom and two bathroom double wide mobile home has 1,568 square feet of living space and sits on six acres. Ty Morris of […]

Local Real Estate Markets Remain Strong Into 2021

Favorable conditions are subject to change

By Ty Morris

Over the past six months I’ve asked several seasoned real estate veterans what their outlook for our local housing market is. “Imagine if we had a crystal ball,” one said. “We sure wouldn’t be here now.”  We all still vividly remember the mid-March shutdown of 2020 and the creeping panic that followed; checking and double […]

Library Announces Temporary Relocation of Entrance for Patrons

By Janet Moore

Notice re: Library entrance As of January 11, you can access the Andover Library only through the Town Hall’s main entrance. Due to safety concerns, the Library steps and ramp are temporarily closed. The Town Hall entrance will be unlocked during regular Library hours, which remain the same. The book return box has been relocated […]

Andover’s Snowfall Makes the Boston News!

Andover’s Snowfall Makes the Boston News!

Check it out! Some of our friends and neighbors are famous now — they appeared in Boston’s NBC Channel 10 video news report about the big snowstorm on December 17. 

Important Dates for the Upcoming Annual Meetings

Public hearings will be held via Zoom

By Beacon staff

The filing period for running for Town office runs from Wednesday, January 20, 2021 to Friday, January 29, 2021. File your candidacy with the Town Clerk.  The deadline to submit a petitioned warrant article is Tuesday, February 2, 2021.  The annual Andover School District Meeting will be held on Monday, March 1, 2021. The annual […]

Sarah McClennen Moves Rolfing Practice to Andover

Holistic healing therapy targets whole body

By Shelley Geoghegan
Sarah McClennen Moves Rolfing Practice to Andover

For anyone who copes with ongoing health issues, recovery from an injury, stiffness of movement, or some other type of trauma, the holistic healing therapy of Rolfing might be able to bring some relief. Sarah McClennen believes that this technique is effective because it gets to the root of the problem and helps people become […]

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