I’m Duncan Coolidge, and I’m running for Selectman. I have been a resident of Andover for more than 30 years, so many of you may already know me. I’m running because I care greatly about this town and with my judgment, experience, and willingness to tackle complex problems, I would like to offer my service. […]
In that the Federal Reserve has been ordered to keep the printing presses running night and day printing as much inflation as the economic ignoramus at the top of the federal heap doesn’t know a thing about, the expenses of the Town will continue to climb even while the value of the dollar declines. I would thank the Budget […]
I hope to continue as a Library Trustee for at least another three years. My work in a high school library has certainly prepared me, as have years of teaching English and reading voraciously, for promoting all that is wonderful about public libraries. The Andover community has increased its usage of both libraries in the […]
The Andover Town Report 2012 is now available online. Town Reports will not be mailed this year (except by special request to 735-5332), so read it online here or pick one up when the printed copies are available after Friday, February 22, at the Town Hall, the post offices, the libraries, AE/MS, or the Transfer Station.
New Hampshire statute RSA 72:39a sets forth a procedure for establishing qualifications, procedures, and amounts of property tax exemptions for residents 65 and older. At Town Meeting on Tuesday, March 12, attendees will be asked if they wish to adjust the income eligibility requirements. These exemptions were last adjusted at Town Meeting in 2006. Currently, […]
Loss of surpluses and other offsets mean tax rates could rise 9%
The Andover Budget Committee has finalized its recommended 2013 budgets. The committee members worked hard to balance requests for increased funding for the School and the Town with the desire to keep the growth in property taxes within manageable limits. The budgets they are recommending are the results of these difficult compromises. The recommended 2013 […]
The Beacon asked every candidate running for a local office to submit 250 words and a picture. Board of Selectmen Duncan Coolidge Howard Wilson Library Trustee Janet Moore Order of Candidates on the Ballot New Hampshire RSA 656:5-a defines the order in which candidates’ names will appear on the ballots. For the sake of consistency […]