School Board’s Budget Increases Very Slightly Over 2022

Increase of .09% is mindful of impact on taxpayers

By Aimee Menard

The Andover School Board, AE/MS and SAU administration, and Andover Budget Committee have been collaborating to craft and bring forward a budget that effectively meets the needs of Andover students while also being mindful of the impact on the taxpayer’s wallet. The 2023-2024 proposed School Board budget is $6,378,802. This is a very slight increase […]

Planning Board Proposes Zoning Changes for Workforce Housing

To be voted on at Town Meeting in March '23

By Donna Duclos

Public Hearings were held on August 9 and September 12 at Andover Town Hall. Citizens who wish to view the existing Zoning Ordinances in their entirety may download a copy of zo-2022_updated.pdf  from ZONING CHANGES TO ENABLE WORKFORCE HOUSING Article IV:   General Provisions E.  Residence Density [NOTE:  This replaces Article IV – E […]

Newly Elected Select Board Member Introduces Himself

James Delaney is sworn in and "working diligently"

By James Delaney

As a newly elected Select Board member, I think I’m fitting right in with our Select Board. We have a lot of views that are the same, and that is to do all we can for the town of Andover and do it well, managing to keep our taxes down. We are trying to make […]

Voters’ Support of Town Yields Positive Results

Voices heard about areas of concern

By Michelle Dudek

The Andover Select Board and Town personnel thank everyone who came out to vote and attend Town Meeting on March 8.  This year’s Town Meeting was well attended, and discussions and questions were thoughtful, respectful, and productive.  Likewise, the annual meeting was efficient and expertly moderated.  The overall support for our town is promising and […]

Success of 2022 Town Meeting Attributed to all Players

Thank you to voters, volunteers, officials, others

By Stuart Green and Lee Wells

Marked ballots have been securely sealed up.  Other election materials: unused ballots, check-lists, and tally sheets have also been securely stored. Newly elected officials have been sworn in, and budget numbers have been adjusted: another successful Town Election and Meeting have been wrapped up. None of this would happen without the commitment and dedication from […]

Andover Voters Approve Town and School Budgets at 2022 Meetings

Pursuit of SB2 nixed by straw vote

By Donna Duclos

On March 7 and 8, in slightly less than three hours, Andover residents voted to spend $8,397,508 for the School District and the Town budgets. With possibly 50 residents attending the School District annual meeting on March 7, the School Board’s budget of $6,333,987 passed on a voice vote.  We did learn that the state […]

Andover Service Club

The Andover Service Club is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of (approximately) 50 women from Andover and neighboring communities.  Its mission is to be of service to the people of the community and the State and to broaden and strengthen the social and intellectual life of its members.  Although our general monthly meetings and usual […]

Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge (SRK) Greenway

The Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway Coalition (SRKG) was founded in 1993. It is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization to promote hiking and land conservation. A 75-mile hiking trail forming a loop known as the SRK Greenway was built to link the most prominent peaks in the area – Mount Sunapee, Ragged Mountain, and Mount Kearsarge. The SRK Greenway […]

Lions Club

Formed in November of 1954, the mission of the Andover Lions Club is to provide assistance to people in need, specifically those who are visually or hearing impaired. We sponsor projects that benefit the community and improve the lives of those citizens in need in Andover, Danbury, Salisbury, and Wilmot. Eye care and hearing aids […]

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