Stories about Andover


SAD 44 accepts withdrawal agreement from Andover

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board on Monday approved an agreement from the Andover Withdrawal Committee spelling out property and financial responsibilities should the town vote to leave the district. Superintendent David Murphy said the agreement is very similar to the one the district and ...


Spring flooding closes several roads in Western Maine

RUMFORD — Heavy rain Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning has closed several roads across Western Maine due to flooding. But it's nothing unusual for this time of year... (Includes video and photos)



Poodunck Snowmobile Club DIXFIELD — The Poodunck Snowmobile Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the clubhouse on Canton Point Road. Election of officers, end of year business, and thoughts for next year will be discussed. All are welcome. ...


Unity College honors list for fall 2013

UNITY — Several Maine residents have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester 2013 at Unity College. Jessica Kowalski ’14, an adventure based-environmental education major from Brunswick. She is a graduate of Robert E Fitch Sen...


Andover, Greene wardens, Sugarloaf officials recognized by Maine Warden Service

WINSLOW —  Two local game wardens and two Sugarloaf Ski Resort officials were among those recognized Wednesday at the Maine Warden Service's annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony at the Winslow Veterans of Foreign Wars hall. Warden Brock Clukey of Andover, who has patrolled the...


SAD 44 accepts Andover payment to keep school open

BETHEL — Andover Elementary School was assured of another year serving its 30 or so students following several actions taken by the SAD 44 school board Monday. Superintendent David Murphy said the board overwhelmingly agreed to accept an additional $180,000 from the town on top of th...


Andover voters OK second effort to withdraw from SAD 44

ANDOVER — Residents at Tuesday's referendum voted 217-123 to file a petition for withdrawal from SAD 44, Selectman Jim Adler said Friday evening. The vote also included filing a petition with the Maine commissioner of education and authorizing the Withdrawal Committee to borrow and s...


Andover rejects revaluation, OKs 'ransom money' for elementary school

ANDOVER — By a wide margin, voters at Saturday's annual town meeting again rejected a town-wide property revaluation and the $70,000 of taxpayer money requested to fund it. Voters approved a $180,000 payment to the SAD 44 school district to keep Andover Elementary School open, and vo...


Second Andover hearing on school withdrawal canceled, won't be rescheduled

ANDOVER — Wednesday night's second public hearing on a proposal to begin steps to withdraw from SAD 44 was canceled due to the snowstorm.


William A. 'Bill' Simmons

LEWISTON — William A. “Bill” Simmons, 44, of Andover, died on Thursday, March 6, at Central Maine Medical Center. Bill was born in Hartford, Conn., on June 16, 1969, the son of Barbara (Grant) Simmons and the late William H. Simmons, and attended Maine schools. For many y...