The Hanover Board of Selectpersons met April 13 for their monthly meeting. The Board met with a taxpayer who was concerned about assessments. The Board also discussed the fate of a large rock in the Howard Pond Road right of way. They tabled any action pending more information. The Board accepted Bruce Powell’s resignation from the Tri-Town Solid Waste Board and appointed Frank Morrison to replace him.
The annual Hanover Volunteer Clean-Up Day will be May 15. The project will begin at 8 a.m. at the Town Office and continue until noon when a lunch will be available. Accumulations of winter sand all along the roads in Hanover have been picked up by D.A. Wilson along town roads and the state highway crew along Route 2.
Frank and Marie Morrison have returned home after being in a warmer place much of the winter.
Area members of the Knights of Pythias attended the annual convention last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Freeman Farrington from Andover, Danny and Janice Bennett and Michael Bennett from Milton Township, Craig Turner and Donna and Clem Worcester from Hanover all attended the three-day event at Knights Inn, Hancock, Maine. Michael Bennett is being congratulated on his election as Grand Chancellor for the Maine Domain. His term will last one year. Guest speaker for the Friday evening banquet was District 27 State Representative Peter Johnson from Greenville who spoke about a 1963 airplane crash in the Greenville area. A beautiful Pythian quilt hand crafted by Dottie Adams of Hanover was raffled during the convention and was won by Trinity Temple from Plaistow, N.H. On Sunday, May 2, the elected officers will have an executive council meeting at the Pythian Hall in East Stoneham.
Volunteers from Gardner Roberts Memorial Library will be working in the Hanover Town Office on Friday, April 30, to clean and paint the community room.