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Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Wednesday, Nov. 30, courtesy of Andover News.
Above: Memorial Hall Library and lots of downtown businesses are decked out for the holiday season. See this week's Andover News calendar for a list of upcoming holiday events (Photo: Dave Copeland).

A.M. Briefing

3 Things To Know Today
  1. Get boosted: The Andover Health Division is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Dec. 8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Robb Center. Registration is required. More info.
  2. Worth a read: The latest post on the Andover Center for History and Culture's "History Buzz" highlights 19th century artist Sarah Hinkley Bradley.
  3. Mission Statement: We've added a page to our site that outlines the Mission and Policies of Andover News. It's a work in progress, so let us know if you have comments, suggestion, questions or concerns.
Weather: The National Weather Service has issued a gale warning for coastal areas of Massachusetts from 1 p.m. today through 7 p.m. Thursday. In Andover, that will mean winds of 15 to 25 MPH. There's also 100% chance of rain today, with showers moving in later today. Today's high will be 51. Tonight, rain and wind continues with a low of 31 (compiled from the Weather Channel).

Today's Top Stores

Vision For New Andover High School Takes Shape

A new Andover High School could be 60.5 percent bigger than the existing school and accommodate up to 1,900 students, according to preliminary estimates reviewed earlier this month by the building committee.

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Vision For New Andover High School Takes Shape

Cheat Sheet: Andover Special Town Meeting

Our cheat sheet has everything you need to know about Andover special town meeting on Dec. 1, including background information and details on how to participate, including information on registration, child care during town meeting and parking.

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Cheat Sheet: Andover Special Town Meeting

Happening today:

Noon: Merrimack Valley Planning Commission
6 pm: ASC Exec. Session/Regular Meeting
6:30 pm: Andover Art + Placemaking Workshop

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

Performing Arts
7 pm: Andover Vocal Music Gala at the Collins Center at 7 p.m. (FREE)

Virtual Events
3 pm: Virtual Death Cafe on Zoom

Happening tomorrow:
Deadline to submit proposals for Participatory Capital Budgeting Program
7 pm: Special Town Meeting

At Memorial Hall Library
3 pm: Dungeons and Dragons for Teens (HS group)

Virtual Events
11 am: Nutcrackers: A Colorful History on Zoom
2 pm: Shopping Rights and Holiday Fraud Prevention on Zoom

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