Eight Scholarships Available from NHEC for 2021

Application process is open now

Press release

NHEC is more than just your electric utility. We are a member-owned cooperative, which means we care about the communities we serve. In fact, one of the core values of cooperatives everywhere is Concern for Community. We take that value to heart and are excited to support a variety of scholarship programs to meet the […]

New NH Broadband Website Available for Updates

NHEC committed to high-speed internet efforts

Press release

Thousands of New Hampshire Electric Cooperative members like you have told us they want high-speed internet service! We’re happy to report that we’re working hard to make that happen.  Part of that effort includes the creation of NH Broadband, the Co-op’s subsidiary dedicated to connecting all NHEC members who need access to high-speed internet. We […]

Being a Smart Seller or Buyer Gives Leverage in Real Estate

Tips to succeed in either transaction

By Ty Morris

Smart Sellers: The most traffic I have ever seen on a dirt road in East Andover was this winter during an open house of mine. I’ve heard stories from agents to our south where 100 people show up to an open house and produce over 20 offers. That’s pretty crazy! And true!  In our cozy […]

Andover Real Estate Transactions, February and March 2021

By Ty Morris

One home sold in Andover between February 15 and March 15. Douglas and Julie Brochu sold their home at 1101 Franklin Highway to Michael and Mary Twohig for $550,000. This three bedroom and two bathroom contemporary ranch has five acres, an attached garage, a luxury inground pool, and 3,382 square feet of living space. Cindy […]

Town Meeting in Two Virtual Sessions; Vote in April

Voting in-person or drive-thru in April

By Andover Select Board

COVID-19 continues to threaten our population. A new variant strain of the virus that has been reported as being more contagious has also been recently detected in New Hampshire and surrounding states. Many communities have expressed health concerns to the Governor about in-person town meetings. Governor Sununu signed an Executive order on January 22 that […]

Andover Police Chief Joe Mahoney Marks 20 Years of Service

Says a lot has changed since joining in 2001

By Larry Chase
Andover Police Chief Joe Mahoney Marks 20 Years of Service

(Editor’s note:  As Chief Mahoney reviewed the article below before publication, he requested that The Beacon add the following: “I would like to thank the people of Andover for their support over the past 20 years, as well as for all of the kind remarks that people have posted on Facebook.  Thanks, Joe.”) On this […]

Andover Real Estate Transactions January to February

Three properties sold; four available

By Ty Morris

Three properties sold in Andover between January 18 and February 15. Peter Fopiano sold 22 Mill Road to Ann Drueding for $294,900. This three bedroom and one bathroom cape home circa 1790 sits on 3.6 acres with frontage on the Blackwater River and 1,931 square feet of living space. It includes an attached two-car garage […]

Proposed AE/MS Budget Balances School, Taxpayers Needs

Notable increases and decreases

By Adam Jones

One of the most important priorities of the Andover School Board (ASB) is advocating for a budget that will deliver a high quality education for the town’s children. Small town budgets, however, do not exist in a vacuum. As a result, the ASB is perennially sensitive to the non-school related needs of the people of […]

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 […]

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