Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Friday, Jan. 6, courtesy of Andover News.

A.M. Briefing

4 Things To Know Today
  1. I apologize to anyone who showed up for publisher's office hours yesterday and learned that I had ghosted them. I had a minor family emergency and had to scrap them at the last minute. I rescheduled them for next Thursday, same time, same place. See the Facebook event listing for more details.
  2. There is a winter weather advisory in effect until 7 p.m. tonight in Andover and most other parts of Massachusetts, with the potential for up to three inches of snow. Be careful on the roads and see the full weekend forecast below.
  3. Andover police report a 38-year-old woman who was reported missing in the Baily Road area Thursday was found safe.
  4. The Andover High School Building Committee is offering drop-in tours of the existing school for Andover residents on Jan. 11 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Jan. 21 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. More info on tours. There is also a community forum scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. in the AHS cafeteria.
Sports: AHS wrestling beat Billerica 72-12 on Wednesday...In hockey, the AHS girls skated past Matignon 4-2 while the boys fell 6-0 to St. John's Prep on Wednesday...AHS girls basketball remained number one in the state in the Boston Globe rankings released Thursday.

Weather: There is a winter weather advisory in effect from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, affecting most areas of Massachusetts, including Andover. Depending on temperatures and timing, we could see 1-3 inches of snow. Otherwise, the forecast is calling for rain and snow, with temps in the mid-thirties. There is a 90 percent chance of precipitation today. Partial clearing late tonight, low of 29. On Saturday, look for a mix of clouds and sun giving way to mostly cloudy skies later in the day. High of 42. Mostly sunny but cooler on Sunday, with a high of 37 (Weather Channel).

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

School Committee Meets Privately To Discuss Union Litigation

It's the second straight meeting the committee has discussed strategy for litigation with the Andover Education Association in a closed-door executive session.

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School Committee Meeting Privately To Discuss Union Litigation

Letter To The Editor: The End of an Era!

Andover Moderator Sheila Doherty marks the December closure of Andover Country Day Preschool after 53 years in operation.

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Letter To The Editor: The End of an Era!

Two Crashes In Andover During Thursday A.M. Rush Hour

A driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a tractor trailer rolled over on Interstate 495 South at the Route 28 off ramp in Andover around 7:20 a.m. Thursday.

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Two Crashes In Andover During Thursday A.M. Rush Hour

Happening today:

8:30 AM: Preservation Commission Site Visit – 139 Shawsheen Rd
9:00 AM: Preservation Commission Site Visit – 3 Crenshaw Lane

At Memorial Hall Library
3 pm: Super Smash Bros. for Teens

3:30 pm: AHS boys swimming at Central Catholic
7 pm: Central Catholic at AHS boys basketball
7:30 pm: AHS girls basketball at Bridgewater-Raynham

Happening tomorrow:
10 am: Multiple schools at AHS wrestling
5 pm: AHS girls hockey at Methuen
6:40 pm: AHS boys hockey vs. Westford Academy (Skate 3)

Happening Sunday:
At Memorial Hall Library
1 pm: Board Games Club
1 pm: Indian Association of Merrimack Valley meeting
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