Stories about Andover


Voters OK giving $68K to SAD 44 to keep Andover school open

Following a lengthy discussion at town meeting on Saturday in the town hall, Andover residents raise placards to vote yes on an amendment to raise $68,000 instead of $100,000 to pay SAD 44 to continue operating Andover Elementary School for 2013-14. After the amendment was approved, the majority ...


Puzzle Mountain Farm to offer sleigh rides on St. Patrick's Day

ANDOVER – Puzzle Mountain Farm will be offering horse drawn sleigh rides from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17 on their property in order to raise money for a local family.


Free child care available at Andover town meeting

ANDOVER — The Andover Elementary School Parent/Teachers Association is trying to make it easier for parents to attend Saturday’s annu...


Andover town meeting voters to decide fate of ladder truck, school issues and road repair job

ANDOVER — This western Maine town's muncipal budget will be dependent on what town meeting voters do with three big-ticket items, Selectman Keith Farrington said early Saturday evening. The meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 16 in the Town Hall. Municipal elections will f...


Not yet spring, according to Andover's goat Nellie

Customers stopping at Pete's Hardware at 25 Nevel Road in Andover and people stopping into the Andover Town Office can view this 6-year-old Nigerian dwarf goat, Nellie, that enjoys sitting outside in the snow in the winter and roaming free in the other three seasons. She's also the town's spring ...


P. Lee: Don't close Andover Elementary

Education is the core of Andover. That is why it is so very important to keep the school; to give our small children the best possible start on their road of education, even if it means leaving the district. This year's graduates will the 114th graduating class and we will celebrate the 84...


Andover Withdrawal Committee updating public Tuesday

ANDOVER — A special informational meeting has been set for 7 p.m.



SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Danielle A. Patrie and Air Force Airman Carson W. McKay graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base. The airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force ...


Allen R. Bodwell

ANDOVER — Allen Robert Bodwell, 79, died Monday, Feb. 11, at his residence on Pine Street, Andover. He was born June 9, 1933, in Rumford, and was the son of Harold and Eva (Damon) Bodwell. He graduated from Andover High School, Class of 1957, and had served in the U.S. Air Force from...


Turner man seriously injured in Andover snowmobile crash

ANDOVER — A Turner man seriously injured Friday in a snowmobile accident, remained hospitalized Tuesday at Central Maine Medical in Lewiston. Warden Brock Clukey said Tuesday afternoon that Alex Thibodeau, 46, was riding a Yamaha snowmobile down a trail when the sled hit ice and slid... 1