Andover Planning Board Approved Minutes, April 9, 2019

By Patricia Moyer

Meeting convened at 7:00 PM PRESENT: Nancy Teach, Planning Board Chair; Dave Blinn, Ex-Officio; Doug Phelps, Art Urie, Randy Monti, John Hodgson, and Paul Currier, Planning Board Members. Also present were:  Vicky Mishcon, Jeff Newcomb, Kathy and Jim Vashro, Betty and Bill Bardsley, and Steve Miano. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES • After review and discussion, […]

Plans Are Rolling Along Towards Andover’s July 4th Celebration

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Imagine you are on a roller coaster, cresting the very first Hill. Hold onto your seat! You’re about to start a wild ride with a soft landing on the 4th of July! Canvassers are out and about getting advertisers for the Program. This year’s Program will have a new look. You are going to love […]

What’s Up at the Hub in May

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There’s a smorgasbord of happenings at The Andover Community Hub in May.   For more information on any of the following, or to share an idea you’d like to help organize or would love to have offered, contact TheAndoverHub@nullgmail.com or at PO Box 157, Andover 03216. “Coffee at the Hub” is always available on Tuesdays and […]

Rediscovering Mount Washington’s Hidden Culture

May 22 at 7 PM at Wilmot Town Hall

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On Wednesday, May 22, at 7 PM in the Wilmot Town Hall, Dan Szczesny will talk about his experience over the course of one calendar year.  Journalist Dan Szczesny explored the history and mystique of New England’s tallest mountain. Mount Washington is more than just a 6,288-foot rock pile; the mountain is the cultural soul […]

Franklin Historical Society Presents Talk on Richard Potter, Namesake for Andover’s Potter Place

Thursday, May 2nd

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The Franklin Historical Society’s May program will offer John A. Hodgson talking about the man for whom Potter Place in Andover was named. “Richard Potter: America’s First Black Celebrity” will be discussed in the Society’s meeting room at Webster Place, 21 Holy Cross Road, on Thursday, May 2, at 7 PM. Mr. Hodgson, in his […]

Andover Lions Club Annual Pancake Breakfast

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The Andover Lions Club Annual Pancake Breakfast will take place Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the Andover Elementary/Middle School, from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Prices are $8.00 ages 12 and up; ages 6 TO 11  $5.00, and under 5 free. We are looking for volunteers to help out with little tasks. Call Virginia at […]

Echo Communications of New London Wins Award of Merit

Award of Merit for excellence in printing

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Echo Communications of New London Wins Award of Merit

Echo Communications of New London, the publisher of The Kearsarge Shopper, and a popular local print shop, is an award winner in the Printing Industry of New England’s (PINE) regional Awards of Excellence Competition. The announcement was made with hundreds of industry professionals in attendance at PINE’s Industry Awards Gala, held at the Boston Marriott […]

 Signature Quilts of Wilmot Historical Society

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 Signature Quilts of Wilmot Historical Society

The Wilmot Historical Society is lucky to have acquired two early signature quilts that are stored in archival boxes in the History Room at the town offices. Signature quilts were sometimes created as a fundraiser, other times sewn by friends for the fun of it. As a church fundraiser, for instance, squares were sold to […]