Stories about Andover

SAD 44 board approves withdrawal agreement changes

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board approved a few minor wording changes to the agreement between the district and the Andover Withdrawal Committee on Tuesday. Superintendent David Murphy said the state Department of Education amended the document. The modif...

SAD 44 board authorizes energy audits of two schools

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board this week authorized energy audits of Crescent Park Elementary School and the Telstar high and middle school complex. Superintendent David Murphy said the board approved the Portland firm Honeywell to do the audits in the ...

Andover man pleads guilty to child porn charge

PORTLAND — An Andover man who downloaded child pornography on the job at an ambulance company in the town of Mexico has pleaded guilty. Prosecutors say 41-year-old Jason Littlehale pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court. Authorities say Littlehale used his laptop compute...

Oxford County Democrats met Sept. 8

BETHEL — The Oxford County Democrats held their Sept. 8 meeting at the Crescent Park School beginning with a potluck supper and social time. Cathy Newell, chair of the committee, welcomed attendees from Rumford, Mexico, Dixfield, Bethel, Greenwood, Norway, Paris, Woodstock and Oxford...

SAD 44 to vote on Andover withdrawal plan

BETHEL — The SAD 44 board will decide whether to accept an educational plan from the Andover Withdrawal Committee when they meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 30, at Telstar High School. A committee from Andover has been working on an educational plan for the town’s 100 or so stu...

Telstar schools have improved air quality

BETHEL — When SAD 44 students return to classes at Telstar Regional High and Middle schools Wednesday, the project to improve air quality in the building will be nearly complete. Superintendent David Murphy said the job is 97 percent done. The district approved the $2.5 million energ...

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Ellis River Riders weekend shows ANDOVER — Ellis River Riders will hold a Gymkhana Horse Show at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, and an English and Western Horse Show at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at Ellis River Riders Arena. The events are free for spectators. The foo...

Larry W. Norton

AUBURN — Larry W. Norton, 65, of Andover, died early Monday morning, Aug. 19, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. He was born on Jan. 30, 1948, in Farmington, a son of Phillip and Avis (Webber) Norton and attended local schools. Larry worked at various jobs throughout...

Andover to vote on fuel tank, ladder truck

ANDOVER – Voters will decide next week whether to raise money to replace the diesel fuel tank at the town garage. The special town meeting is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Town Hall. Selectman Susan Merrow said that earlier this year, the town discovered its diesel...

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Stewart-Reed family reunion HEBRON — The descendants of Mary Elizabeth Stewart and Charles Franklin Reed will hold their annual reunion on Sunday, Aug. 11, at the home of Rich and Jane Hatch. Arrival time is before noon with a potluck lunch at noon. After lunc...