Road Agent Begins Preparing For Winter

By Jon Champagne, Andover Road Agent

This month was a busy month for the highway department. We made it through Hurricane Sandy with only minimal damage, thank God. However, the next week and a half we stayed busy with road work and cleaning ditches in preparation for winter. The rain washed a lot of leaves and debris into the catch basins […]

Over 81% Of Andover Voters Cast Their Ballots

Over 81% Of Andover Voters Cast Their Ballots

The Andover Town Clerk has posted the results of November 6th’s voting in Andover. On Election Day, 184 new voters registered at the polls, bringing the total number of registered voters in Andover to 1,689. Of those, 1,375 voted (either absentee or in person), for a turnout of over 81%.

Planning Board Minutes, October 23, 2012

Condensed from draft minutes

Members present: Jon Warzocha, Chair; Paul Currier; Nancy Teach; Pat Moyer; Eric Johnson; Jim Danforth, ex-officio. Don Gould joined the meeting at 7:25 PM. Announcements / Correspondence NHDES pamphlet pertaining to Supply Lines with the Source E-mail from Elise Fortin regarding parking a camper on a lot. Other Business Johnson stated he would like to be […]

“Look Up, Andover!” Winners

“Look Up, Andover!” Winners

Jerry Smith (above, right) was one of nearly a dozen entrants in last month’s Look Up, Andover! challenge. Jerry’s name was the one drawn out of a hat, so he’s pictured here receiving his $25 Pizza Chef gift certificate from Beacon volunteer Robert Ofenloch. Photo: Charlie Darling Of special note were the entries from Cam […]

Andover Lions Club Plants New Town Christmas Tree

Andover Lions Club Plants New Town Christmas Tree

Duncan Coolidge, Garry George, Howard George, Jim Goody, and Tim Norris ponder their next move as they plant a new spruce tree in front of the Town Hall. The tree that the Andover Lions Club decorated with Christmas lights every year had gotten too tall for the purpose and was taken down earlier last month. […]

History Mystery: Blackwater

Just for fun, Hal Crane of Roseville, California (whose exploits we all enjoyed in Walter Walker’s On the Road in 1949 columns) sent along this riddle he composed in the form of a poem. Can you figure out what book Hal is referring to, and how the river got its name? Send your answers to […]

Town Minutes for October 2012

Here are the minutes for Town committee meetings that took place in October, 2012. Board of Selectmen: October 1 Planning Board: October 9 October 23 Recreation Committee: October 9 Conservation Commission: October 10  

Town Minutes for September 2012

Here are the minutes for Town committee meetings that took place in September, 2012. Conservation Commission: September 12 Planning Board: September 25 Zoning Board: September 18

Town Minutes for August 2012

Here are the minutes for Town committee meetings that took place in August, 2012. Planning Board: August 28 Zoning Board: August 21 August 25

Town Minutes for July 2012

Here are the minutes for Town committee meetings that took place in July, 2012. Zoning Board July 17