Highway Advisory Committee to Present Cost-Saving Plan

Asking voters to keep an open mind

By Patty Swingle

For years now, Andover has had a road agent that oversaw all of the maintenance of our roads, culverts, and virtually anything to do with the transportation of our community. While this worked in the past, it had very limited oversight by the Town and the Board of Selectmen. The result of this created a […]

Town of Andover 2021 Town Meeting Warrant

To the inhabitants of the Town of Andover, County of Merrimack, State of New Hampshire, qualified to vote in town affairs. You are hereby notified that due to the prevalence of COVID-19 and the number of people who attend Town Meeting, this year’s meeting will be via the Zoom virtual platform. You may join the […]

Last Chance to Register to Vote is April 3 at Town Office

By Vicky Mishcon

The Supervisors of the Checklist will meet at the Town Office on Saturday, April 3, from 12 to 12:30 PM for registrations, party changes, and to make corrections to the checklist. This is the last chance to register before the Town Election on Tuesday, April 13. Voters will be able to register on Election Day.

Select Board Focuses on COVID, Highway Department in 2020

Proposed 2021 budget is down by 2.79 percent

By Andover Select Board

2020 proved to be a year of challenges, steep learning curves, new habits, practices, procedures, policies, and technologies.  2021 is following suit as we continue to strive to improve our operations and communications.  This past year the Select Board, Road Agent, and Town administration had four primary goals: COVID-19 Safety: Developing practices and procedures to […]

Jeffery Dickinson – Candidate for Trustee of Trust Funds

By Jeffery Dickinson
Jeffery Dickinson – Candidate for Trustee of Trust Funds

I am running to put to work for the Town the skills and experience I have gained from over 30 years in national and international finance and investment. My experience stretches from serving an American company investing in energy infrastructure projects from the mid-1990s to the 2010s.  Subsequently I served as a Senior Advisor to […]

Stuart Alexander Green, Candidate for Town Moderator

By Stuart Alexander Green
Stuart Alexander Green, Candidate for Town Moderator

Greetings, Andover friends. For many of you, it has been a long time. For those who don’t know me, I’m an Andover “native” who first moved here at the age of 10, graduating from AE/MS and Proctor Academy. After college and an exciting 20-year Navy career, I’ve come back with my family to put down […]

John Kinney – Candidate for Select Board

By John Kinney
John Kinney – Candidate for Select Board

I’m running for Selectman to finish out the term to which I was appointed after volunteering to do so due to the sudden vacancies created following Town Meeting in March 2020. I honestly had no idea what I was getting myself into. In addition to the regularly scheduled meetings, the new Select Board has met […]

Michelle Dudek – Candidate for Select Board

By Michelle Dudek
Michelle Dudek – Candidate for Select Board

After serving the town as one of the appointed Select Board members this past year, I am running for a full three-year term.  This past year has brought many changes and challenges none of us foresaw as we sat around the meeting table that initial March evening.  However, I am proud to say that we […]

Donna Crisp Duclos, Candidate for School Moderator and Treasurer

By Donna Crisp Duclos
Donna Crisp Duclos, Candidate for School Moderator and Treasurer

I have lived in Andover for a total of 50 years. At that time I was busy raising a family and working full time. Now that I am retired I have the time and energy to give back to the community. In the past year I have had the opportunity to be a member of […]

Dan Newton – Candidate for School Board

By Dan Newton

When I received an email from the Beacon asking for a candidate profile, I wondered what I would write. I could say that I grew up in Andover and went to school here, and that I have children attending school here now.  That would be the main reason why I decided to run for School […]

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