Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Tuesday, Jan. 31, courtesy of Andover News.

A.M. Briefing

3 Things To Know Today:

  1. Don't get used to the unseasonably warm weather: there's a cold snap in the forecast, and by Saturday morning we could be looking at "feels-like" temperatures of -20.
  2. Andover Youth Services is offering prorated memberships for the rest of the school year.
  3. I'm offering a 10 percent discount on new, one-year and family plan subscriptions through Friday. Enter the code WINTER at check-out to get 10% off the regular annual subscription price. Offer expires Saturday, Feb. 4.
Sports: Saturday's results: AHS boys hockey topped Bishop Fenwick 5-2, while the girls skated past Westford, 3-1. Sunday: Gabby Bresnick won the all-around with victories in bars, beam and floor, while Amanda Kim won the vault, leading AHS girls gymnastics to a 139.65-136.55 win over North Andover...Anna Foley had 23 points in the top-ranked AHS girls basketball (13-0) team's 61-25 win over Newton South...Rose Memmolo score in overtime to secure a 2-1 victory for the AHS girls hockey team (9-2-2) over HPNA. (compiled from Boston Globe sports, AHS Athletic Department and other media reports).

Weather: Mostly sunny, high of 34. Partly cloudy skies turning to cloudy skies overnight. Low of 16. Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

School Committee Disputes Open Meeting Law Violation In Court Filing

A filing in U.S. District Court offers hints at how Andover Public Schools and the school committee will defend a private school's allegations it deliberated in private in twice denying its application to operate in Andover.

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School Committee Disputes Open Meeting Law Violation In Court Filing

Deadline Looms For Andover To Submit Affordable Housing Plan To State

Under a 2021 state affordable housing law, Andover would be required to create a new zoning district that would allow for construction of a minimum of 2,031 new multifamily housing units

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Deadline Looms For Andover To Submit Affordable Housing Plan To State

Happening today:

3 pm: Andover School Committee Negotiations Subcommittee Executive Session

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
11 am: Little Listeners
1-9 pm: Friends’ Winter Book Sale Setup
5:45 pm: Make-It Take-It
7:30 pm: Great Books Discussion Group

At the Robb Center
9 am: Comfort Critters
12 pm: Congregate Lunch
1 pm: Mah Jong
1 pm: Social Bridge
Virtual Events
7 pm: Chaco & Aztec: The Center of the World

6:30 pm: AHS girls basketball at Tewksbury
6:30 pm: Tewksbury at AHS boys basketball
7:10 pm: AHS girls hockey vs. Methuen (Breakaway Ice Center)

Happening tomorrow:
3:30 pm: Andover School Committee Negotiations Subcommittee Executive Session
4:30 pm: Deadline to submit 2023 property tax abatement application
6 pm: Andover Master Plan Forum (Zoom)
7 pm: BallardVale Historic District Commission

Winter Walk/Bike/Roll to School Day
Registration for Andover Public Schools kindergarten opens

At Memorial Hall Library
9 am-4 pm: Friends’ Winter Book Sale Setup
9: 30 am: Toddler Tales
10:15 am: Wiggle Words
11 am: Little Listeners
5:30-8:30 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Book Sale (Preview Night)
7 pm: Nonfiction Book Group

At the Robb Center
9:30 am: Morning Crafting Group
9:30 am: French Discussion Group
10:30 am: The Write Stuff
12 pm: Congregate Lunch
12:30 pm: Knit Wits
6 pm: LGBTQ+ Social

1:30 pm: China: Return to New Places by Jack Holmes

Virtual Events
9:30 am: 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

6:30 pm: Central Catholic at AHS wrestling
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