Hope you had a good weekend, Andover! Here's our daily rundown of everything happening in town for Monday, Sept. 19, courtesy of Andover News.
Sports: AHS football won its home opener against Acton-Boxborough 41-15 on Friday....AHS girls swimming beat Methuen, 95-91 on Friday....Andover Fire beat Andover Police 21-13 in their first annual softball game Saturday (above).

Weather: Cloudy and cooler, with a high of 65. Showers, scattered thunderstorms later today and into the evening. Tonight: low of 56.

Road work and water main shutdowns: Elm Square water service will be shutdown for 53-70 Essex Street from 10 pm Monday to 5 am Tuesday as water main work continues. There may also be detour and delays for drivers...On Tuesday, water main work will continue on Haverhill Street between York and Enmore Streets. There may be detours, delays and water main shutdowns as the work continues.

Today's Top Stories

Mysterious 'Boom' Shakes Andover, Residents

Despite widespread reports on social media, police said they received no calls about a loud noise in Andover Thursday night.

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Mysterious 'Boom' Shakes Andover, Residents

Detention Is Back At Andover High School

While many of the changes in the Andover High School handbook simply updated dates for the 2022-23 school year, there were policy changes around peer mediation, grading, weighting of exams and locker assignments.

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Detention Is Back At Andover High School

This Week In Andover, Sept. 18-25: Andover Days!

This Week In Andover, Sept. 18-25: Andover Days!
Here’s the Andover News weekly rundown of government meetings, events and activities happening in Andover.

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Happening today:

Things To Do
10 am: Stories on the Steps at Memorial Hall Library
10:30 am: Morning Book Discussion Group (Andover Common, weather permitting)
3:30 pm: Teen Zine Workshop at Memorial Hall Library
6 pm: Fiber Arts Club at Memorial Hall Library
7 pm: The Family Roe: An American Story, with Joshua Prager
7 pm: Book Tasting- Frequently Challenged Children’s Books at Memorial Hall Library

Postponed: AHS golf vs. Chelmsford at Chelmsford Country Club
6 pm: Shrewsbury at AHS girls volleyball
7:30 pm: AHS field hockey at Central Catholic

Happening tomorrow:
9 am: Housing Trust Fund Board of Trustees
9 am: MassHire Merrimack Valley Workforce Board: Planning/Career Center Committee
3 pm: Doherty Middle School: School Council
3 pm: Elder/Disabled Taxation Fund Committee
7 pm: Conservation Commission

Things To Do
9:15 am: Wiggle Words at Memorial Hall Library
10:15 am: Toddler Tales at Memorial Hall Library
11 am: Little Listeners at Memorial Hall Library

6 pm: Dracut at AHS boys soccer
6:30 pm: AHS girls soccer at Dracut

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