TDS TV is Coming to Andover

Comcast and TDS to compete for your cable dollars

Press release

TDS Telecom introduces TDS TV, an Internet Protocol (IP)-based TV service, and new, faster Internet speeds of up to 300 Mbps to customers in the Andover area. The 300 Mbps Internet is the fastest speed offered by TDS. “With the success of TDS TV in nearby Hollis and New London, we couldn’t be more excited […]

Tucker Mountain Maple Welcomes All for Maple Weekend

Watch the sap turn to syrup March 22 and 23

Press release
Tucker Mountain Maple Welcomes All for Maple Weekend

Ten Kearsarge area sugar houses, including Tucker Mountain Maple in East Andover, are again joining forces to offer a fun-filled Maple Weekend for visitors on March 22 and 23. From sap gathering to boiling demonstrations and free samples of the final product, these maple producers are ready to help cure those with cabin fever. Visitors […]

Exploring Broadband Options in Andover

Comcast now, TDS soon, or visit the libraries

By Tina Cotton, Andover Cable Channel 8

Broadband Internet accessibility is a New Hampshire goal for all residences and businesses. Broadband is defined here as 768 kilobytes per second (kbps) downstream to a computer or similar device and 200 kbps upstream from a computer. Dial-up Internet access is considered insufficient because of capacity and speed. Minimal broadband coverage is DSL served through […]

Andover Police Department: February 2014 Statistics

By Glenn Laramie, Andover Police Chief

The Andover Police Department handled 268 calls for service during the period January 15 and February 15. The following is a partial breakdown of some of the calls. Assist to citizens: 101 Burglary: 1 Domestic disputes: 2 Traffic accidents: 3 Civil issues/standbys: 3 Motor vehicle traffic warnings: 71 Suspicious person/vehicle: 5 Thefts: 3 Pistol permits: 2 Traffic arrest: 1 House checks: 82 Fraud cases: 1 Criminal […]

Town Meetings 2014

A special section of The Andover Beacon

Town Meetings 2014

  This month, voters in Andover are called upon to make important decisions that will set our taxes and guide our town for the coming year. We’ll elect over a dozen of our neighbors to positions in Town and School District governing bodies, and we’ll close the books on 2013 with the annual Town Report. […]

School District Warrant 2014

School District Meeting, March 3, 2014

Article 1: To see if the District will vote to accept the reports of Officials, Agents, Auditors, and/or Committees as printed in the School District report. Article 2: To see if the District will vote to authorize the School Board to make application for, to accept and expend on behalf of the District any and […]

Town Warrant 2014

Town Meeting, March 11, 2014

  The polls will be open from 11 AM to 7 PM on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Articles 1 through 5, below, will be voted on during polling hours. By state law, Articles 1 through 5 cannot be voted on during Town Meeting, which begins after the polls close at 7 PM. Article 1: To […]

Board of Selectmen Minutes, February 3, 2014

Condensed from approved minutes

Present: Selectmen Mishcon, Danforth, Town Administrator (TA) Roy, Road Agent Jon Champagne, John Thompson, Ed Becker, Mark Stetson representing Avitar, and Diane Frechette representing the Department of Revenue Municipal and Property Division. Selectman Coolidge was excused due to illness. Ed Becker came to the Board to discuss the Board’s decision to move to semi-annual tax […]

Why You Should Vote Yes on Zoning Amendments

Fix problems with current ordinances

By Paul Currier, Andover Planning Board

There will be four articles on the ballot this year that involve changes to the Andover Zoning Ordinance. Please vote yes on all four. Article I will add provisions for “equitable waivers” into the Zoning Ordinance, allowing the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) to grant waivers in cases where a violation of the ordinance is […]