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Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Wednesday, Nov. 16, courtesy of Andover News.
Above: The town has set up a flag retirement drop box outside of Andover Town Offices. Flags dropped off in the box will be properly disposed of under guidelines in the U.S Flag Code (Photo: Town of Andover).

A.M. Briefing

Sports: For a second straight year, AHS field hockey will face Walpole in the Division I state final after defeating Shrewsbury 2-1 in Marlborough on Tuesday. A time and date for the final has yet to be set (compiled from Boston Globe high school scoreboard and other media reports).

Weather: Steady rain this morning with showers continuing this afternoon. High of 51 with forecasters calling for about 1/4 inch of total rainfall. Tonight, skies clear and a low of 32 (compiled from the Weather Channel).

Today's Top Stories

Andover Lags In Addressing Food Insecurity: Panel

Nearly one in five school-aged children in Andover are food insecure, but stigma often prevents their families from accessing help, according to speakers at a South Church panel discussion.

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Andover Lags In Addressing Food Insecurity: Panel

Shared Streets Pilot Program Coming To An End

The temporary Shared Streets pilot program on Maple Avenue in Andover is scheduled to come to a close in mid-November.

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Shared Streets Pilot Program Coming To An End

Happening today:

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

Happening Tomorrow:
11 am: Merrimack Valley Planning Commission
Noon: Special Town Meeting info session
5:15 pm: Town Seal Review Committee
6 pm: School Committee

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
2 pm: Addison Gallery of American Art Tour
3:30 pm: Dungeons and Dragons for Teens (MS group)
6 pm: Andover Community Garden Open Meeting

Other Things To Do
6 pm: LBGTQ+ and Allies Social
7:30 pm: Andover High School presents Cinderella

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