Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Saturday, Jan. 7, courtesy of Andover News.

A.M. Briefing

5 Things To Know Today
  1. The Andover water division will be conducting fire flow tests at 8 a.m. today on Lewis Street. Water may be discolored in the area of Lewis Street, Main Street, Pearson Street, Essex Street, Railroad Street and Shawsheen Road. (more info).
  2. Crafts in the Park is accepting applications through Jan. 31 from crafters who want to participate in the juried show on Sat., May 13. More info.
  3. Think spring! Andover Girls Softball opened registration for the 2023 spring season. The spring season is "a great introduction for girls who have never played before." The spring season is open to girls in pre-K to 8th grade. Register before Feb. 17 to save $25.
  4. I'm still in the process of installing the paywall. You can still purchase a one-year subscription for $60, a savings of 24%, before the paywall is up and running and the regular rate of $79/year kicks in.
  5. In Monday's newsletter: The list of the 25 highest paid Town of Andover and Andover Public Schools employees.
Weather: Clouds and sun this morning, followed by mostly cloudy skies this afternoon. High of 43. Clearing overnight, low of 23. Tomorrow, in will be mostly sunny but cooler, with a high of 38. Clouds return Sunday evening with a low of 26. Mostly cloudy Monday morning, partly cloudy later in the day. High of 41 (Weather Channel).

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Andover Hires Communications Director: Select Board Preview

Pending select board approval at Monday's 7 p.m. meeting, Phillip Geoffrey, the assistant to the Lowell city manager, would start Jan. 10 and be paid $98,500 per year.
Andover Hires Communications Director: Select Board Preview

Happening today:

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

Happening Monday:
6:30 pm: Application Discussion for Participatory Capital Budget
7 pm: Select Board
7 pm: Trustees of the Punchard Free School

At Memorial Hall Library
10 am: Meet-Up Monday
3 pm: Teen Weekly Craft: Book Hedgies
4 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Board Meeting
7 pm: Girls Who Code Spring Semester Information Session

4:30 pm: AHS boys and girls indoor track at Methuen
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Thanks for reading. See you soon!

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