Results of Voting on Warrant Articles at 2020 Town Meeting

Article 12 requesting Carbon Cash-Back legislation passes

By Charlie Darling

The Andover Town Meeting for 2020 was called to order in the AE/MS gym at 7:18 PM on Tuesday, March 10 by Town Moderator Jon Mishcon. He asked the veterans to lead the meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance; read the moderator’s guidelines; introduced Ken Wells, our representative in Concord; and then had the Town […]

John Kinney Is Appointed To Fill Vacant Select Board Position

Volunteers as EMS Director and is on Board of Beacon

By John Kinney

I’m John Kinney and have volunteered to fill one of the vacant positions on the Board of Selectmen. I’ve been a volunteer EMT in Andover for about 14 years. Since 2010, I have served as the EMS Director, and I’m also currently on the Board of Directors for the Andover Beacon. I hold an active […]

Voters Approve Increases for Forest Fire Equipment; 4th of July

Warrant Articles for buildings and equipment were tabled

By Arch Weathers

The 2020 annual meetings of the Town of Andover, the Andover School District, and the Andover Fire District voted to raise and appropriate their budgets for the coming year. The total appropriations before offsetting revenues are $8,417,357, up $152,582 over last year resulting in a 1.8% overall increase over 2019. APPROPRIATIONS Department 2019 2020 change […]

Todd Goings Wants to Be a Part of Change as New Selectman

Long-time resident has served on Budget Committee

By Todd Goings

Hello, my name is Todd Goings. I was elected to take David Blinn’s position, which expired, as a Selectman for Andover. I’ll be serving this term from 2020 until 2023. Most of my life has been spent in Andover – 45 years. I currently work at Proctor Academy, where I have been for 25 years […]

Jon Mishcon Steps Down as Moderator; Gives Suggestions

Explains what is needed to help and recruit moderators

By Jon Mishcon
Jon Mishcon Steps Down as Moderator; Gives Suggestions

Dear Friends, Thank you for the opportunity to serve as moderator for the past couple of years. I note there were no new candidates for moderator. At the training session I attended, a number of the experienced moderators spoke about the difficulty of recruiting new blood and the increased time commitment. Please consider the following […]

A Welcome and A Thank You From The Town Office Staff

Goodbye to the former Select Board; hello to the new one

By Marjorie Roy
A Welcome and A Thank You From The Town Office Staff

Town Meeting has come and gone, and now it is time to say goodbye and thank you to Dave Blinn, whose term expired.  We also say thank you to Chuck Keyser and Bill Keyser, who have resigned from the Board of Selectmen. These three Board members put their hearts and souls into their Select Board […]

Michelle Dudek Accepts Vacant Selectboard Position

Has served in many key volunteer positions in Andover

By Michelle Dudek

My name is Michelle Dudek and I have accepted a vacant position as an Andover Selectboard Member. First and foremost, I am the mother of two middle school aged boys.  I am also a high school English teacher with the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS), and a certified LEGO Education Academy teacher trainer. I […]

Election Results From The 2020 Andover Town Meeting

Andover and Cilleyville Village District Boundaries articles pass

By Bonnie Wesley

2020 Town Election Results School Board (1) Brandon Adams 223 Molly Morgan     4 Steve Barton                           2 Chris Cloutier                         2 1 for the following: Joe Cloutier, Mark Heller, James […]

School Budget of $5,941,221 Adopted; New AE/MS Principal Announced

Retiring:Jane Slayton, Gail Parenteau, and Robin Heins

By Dean Barker

Thank you to all who came out to the 2020 Andover School District Meeting on March 2. It was heartwarming to see so many of Andover’s citizens engaging with and deliberating upon the upcoming budget and other important items involving the functioning of Andover Elementary/Middle School (AE/MS) for the following school year, 2020-2021. It is […]

Town of Andover 2020 Town Meeting Warrant

By Marj Roy, Town Administrator

TOWN OF ANDOVER 2020 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 to meet at the Phelps Auditorium in the Andover Elementary/Middle School on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to act upon the following subjects. The […]

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