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Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Tuesday, Nov. 15, courtesy of Andover News.
Above: AHS girls basketball coaches Kerry Cashman and Alan Hibino were named coaches of the year by the Massachusetts Basketball Coaches Association. AHS boys basketball coach Dave Fazio was inducted into BCA's hall of fame over the weekend.

A.M. Briefing

Around town: The AHS marching ban is selling holiday wreaths, swags, kissing balls, and poinsettias. Proceeds will be used for a new equipment trailer, instrument replacement and needs-based scholarships to cover activity fees. More information and ordering.

Sports: AHS field hockey is two wins away from repeating as MIAA Division I state champs. The Warriors take on Shrewsbury in Marlborough at 7 p.m. tonight (compiled from Boston Globe high school scoreboard and other media reports).

Weather: Sun this morning gives way to mostly cloudy skies and a high of 44 this afteroon. Showers followed by steady rain tonight, with a low of 33 (compiled from the Weather Channel).

Today's Top Stories

Building Committee Explains Decision To Skip State Funding For New High School

Members of the Andover High School Building Committee told its first public forum Thursday a new school would not open until 2032 if the town waited for state funding.

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Building Committee Explains Decision To Skip State Funding For New High School

Andover Could Be In For Sloppy AM Commute Wednesday

Near-freezing temperatures and a coastal storm delivering snow to some parts of Massachusetts could make for a sloppy morning commute in Andover on Wednesday.

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Andover Could Be In For Sloppy AM Commute Wednesday

Couple Who Wrote Book On Tandem Biking Coming To Andover

"In Tandem: Pedaling Through Midlife on a Bicycle Built for Two" is a memoir that describes how the couple learned "cooperation and negotiation to assemble a new marriage on the detritus of multiple divorces, breakups, and a death" by learning how to ride a tandem bike.

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Couple Who Wrote Book On Tandem Biking Coming To Andover

Happening today:

9 am: Merrimack Valley Planning Commission: Planning/Career Center
4 pm: Deadline to submit application for property tax help from the Andover Elder and Disabled Tax Fund Committee
6:30 pm: Preservation Commission
7 pm: Conservation Commission
7:30 pm: Planning Board

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
6:30 pm: The Underground Railroad In Andover
7 pm: Preserving Family Recipes (Virtual)

7 pm: Shrewsbury vs. AHS field Hockey (Whitcomb Middle School, Marlborough)

Happening Tomorrow:
7 pm: Green Advisory Board

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Toddler Tales
10:15 am: Wiggle Words
11 am: Little Listeners
4:30 pm: Legomania

Other Things To Do
9:30 am: MA Library Collaborative 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group – via Zoom
5 pm: Upstairs Downstairs Tour at Blanchard House

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