Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Can Apply for Tax Relief

Must file by June 30 for 2022

By Marj Roy

In 2001, the State of New Hampshire enacted property tax relief for eligible low- to moderate-income claimants who own a homestead in New Hampshire. The definition of a homestead is “the dwelling owned by a claimant which is owned and used as the claimant’s principal place of residence and the claimant’s domicile.” The DP-8 application […]

Swap Day Event Planned for the First Time This Year

Second Saturday of the month, May to October

By Ken Tripp

The first Swap Day of the season will be Saturday, May 14. The event is open 8 AM to noon at the Transfer Station. Events are scheduled for the second Saturday of the month, May through October. Please donate items that you assume someone would desire. Do not use the event as a junk-clearing opportunity. […]

Andover Rec Needs New Soccer and Basketball Directors

Andover Rec Needs New Soccer and Basketball Directors

By Andover Recreation Committee

After a successful winter season of basketball and skiing, Andover’s Recreation Committee is looking to next fall’s soccer season with excitement. Sign-ups for fall soccer will be distributed through the AE/MS parent newsletter and online in June. As always, the Rec Committee will be looking for volunteers to step into coaching roles for all ages. […]

Andover Police Department, March 2022

Press release

The Andover Police Department handled 178 calls for service during March, including: Assist Citizen: 9 Civil Issue/Standby: 3 Dog Loose: 4 Fraud: 2 Juvenile Complaint: 2 Liquor Law Violations: 3 Manner of Operation: 5 Road Hazard/Obstruction: 8 Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Incident: 5 Theft: 2 Traffic Accident: 4 Traffic Offense – Arrest: 2 Traffic Offense – Citation: 3 […]

Sights and Sounds of 80th Fourth of July Celebration are Coming Soon

A chance to show what our little town has to offer

By Andover Fourth of July Committee

Imagine you are a stranger arriving in Andover on the Fourth of July. As you approach the town, you pass one of the large signs announcing our celebration.  You might think … hmm, what would a small New England town have to offer?   You won’t be disappointed, because in this small town there is a […]

Fire Wardens Issue Permits for Safe, Legal Outdoor Burning

Only when weather and humidity within limits

By Rene Lefebvre

I stopped by a home recently to issue a burn permit so that the homeowner could legally burn some brush. As he was signing the permit, he noticed that the document was from the State of New Hampshire and not the Town of Andover. I explained that the authority to issue a permit to “kindle […]

Organization has Many Resources for Protecting Our Lakes

NH Lakes: keep 'em clean and healthy

By Lee Wells

This is a great time of year.  The ice is out, the loons have returned, and the lakes are especially attractive and calm now.  All of us can agree that Andover is a beautiful town and that we are lucky to live here.  We have impressive hills and trails, and we have many beautiful lakes, […]

Last Day to Change Party Affiliation is May 31

Get ready for primary on September 13

By Supervisors of the Checklist

Attention, all Andover voters: It’s time to check your party affiliation. The last day to change your party affiliation before the September 13 party primary elections is Tuesday, May 31. Prior to May 31, changes can be made at any time at the Town Clerk’s office during her regular office hours. The Supervisors of the […]

Summer Electric Costs Decrease About 4%

Less of a decrease than in years past

Press release

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s (NHEC) Board of Directors has approved changes to the Co-op Power rate and Regional Access Charge which will result in an overall bill decrease for most residential members of about 4%, or $5.06 per month. The new rates will take effect with bills rendered on or after Sunday, May 1. The […]

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