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Above: AHS cheerleading placed second in the Merrimack Valley Conference Championship Sunday (Photo: AHS Athletics).

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Election: Today's newsletter includes a collection of links to stories that will be useful if you're still making your voting decisions, including our Andover voter's guide. You can also browse all coverage of Election 2022 on Andover News.

Reminder: Andover Public Schools are closed today for Election Day and will be closed again Friday for Veterans Day.

Sports: AHS girls swimming placed second overall behind Acton-Boxborough in the MIAA North Championship on Sunday. Amelia Barron placed second in the 200 free and second in the 100 breaststroke. Michaela Chokureva took first in the 200 IM and 100 free, while the Warriors took first in the 400 freestyle relay and second in the 200 freestyle relay (compiled from Boston Globe high school scoreboard and other media reports).

Weather: Fall is back with sunny skies and a high of 52. Clear skies tonight with a low of 30. Look for more of the same on Wednesday (compiled from the Weather Channel).

Today's Top Stories

Andover Man Arrested After Driving 107 MPH With Child In Car In NH

Jonathan Hosmer, 36, of Andover, had a woman and child riding in the car when he was pulled over, according to New Hampshire State Police.

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Andover Man Arrested After Driving 107 MPH With Child In Car In NH

Election 2022

Andover Voter's Guide

Here's our cheat sheet for everything Andover voters need to know for Tuesday's Massachusetts state election.

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Election 2022: Andover Voter's Guide

Question 1's Impact On Andover

Election 2022: Question 1's Impact On Andover
If Question 1 passes, the 4% tax would apply to about 2 percent of home sales in Andover and Massachusetts, according to the Massachusetts Budget & Policy Center.

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Election 2022 Candidate Profile: Sal DeFranco

Learn more about Sal DeFranco, who is running for a state senate seat that represents Andover in the Nov. 8 election.

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Election 2022 Candidate Profile: Sal DeFranco

Election 2022 Candidate Profile: Rep. Tram T. Nguyen

Election 2022 Candidate Profile: Rep. Tram T. Nguyen
Andover News asked candidates in the contested state representative and state senate races in the Nov. 8 state election to fill out questionnaires outlining their experience and positions. First up is incumbent state Rep. Tram T. Nguyen (D-Andover), who is being challenged by Republican Jeffrey DuFour.

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Happening today:

Election Day
Voters Guide
Andover Public Schools closed.
7 am-8 pm: Polls Open

6:30 pm: Preservation Commission
7 pm: Understanding the IEP by Andover SEPAC (Virtual)

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
11 am: Little Listeners
5:45 pm: Make-It Take-It

Other Things To Do
9:30 am: Virtual Dementia Dialogues on Zoom

Happening Tomorrow:
7:30 am: MassHire Merrimack Valley Workforce Board
3:30 pm: Andover Council on Aging Advisory Board
4 pm: Memorial Hall Library Board of Trustees
6 pm: Andover Public Schools Superintendent’s Office Hours
6:30 pm: Design Review Board
7 pm: Special Town Meeting info session
7 pm: Master Plan Round Table

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Toddler Tales
10:15 am: Wiggle Words
11 am: Little Listeners

Other Things To Do
7 pm: Critique Group via Zoom
7 pm: Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice – Author talk with Nicole Eustace

5 pm: Acton-Boxboro at AHS field hockey

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