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

A.M. Briefing

1 Thing To Know Today:
  1. Tomorrow at 5 p.m. is the deadline for candidates to submit nomination papers to get on the ballot for the annual town election on March 28. Andover News will be publishing candidate profiles and will be hosting a virtual candidates' forum on March 14. Stay tuned for details.
Sports: AHS girl's basketball (15-0) remained undefeated with a 73-41 win over Central Catholic Friday, while AHS boys' basketball edged Central Catholic 54-52...On Saturday, Nike Previte scored in overtime to seal the AHS boys' hockey team's (8-4-2) 5-4 victory over Central Catholic. The Warriors overcame a 2-goal deficit (compiled from Boston Globe sports, AHS Athletic Department and other media reports).

Weather: Partly cloudy today with a high of 47. Clearing tonight with a low of 22. Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Contested Select Board Race Shaping Up In March Election

A first-time candidate for political office plans to challenge Andover Select Board member Laura Gregory in the March 28 town election.
person dropping paper on box

Downtown Restaurant Closed For Good

The owner's of LaFina, another high-end Andover restaurant, have reportedly taken over the space and plan to convert it into a sports bar that would open sometime in mid-2023.

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Downtown Restaurant Closed For Good

Andover Cultural Council Awards $12,600 In Grants

The grants total $12,600 and will fund events being held in Andover during 2023.

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Andover Cultural Council Awards $12,600 In Grants

This Week In Andover: Feb. 5-12

This Week In Andover: Feb. 5-12
Here’s the Andover News weekly rundown of government meetings, events and activities happening in Andover.

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Happening today:

7 pm: Andover High School Building Committee Community Forum

At Memorial Hall Library
10 am: Meet-Up Monday
10 am: Introduction to the Makerspace
3 pm: Teen Weekly Craft: Make a Valentine
4 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Board Meeting
4:30 pm: Legomania
7 pm: English At Large Conversation Group
7 pm: Voices of Library Teens

At the Robb Center
9:00 Sunrise Singers
9:00 Quilting Group
1:00 Matinee
2:00 Ping-Pong
(see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

Virtual Events
7 pm: History of America's Kitchens on Zoom
7 pm: The Challenges of Being a Debut Author on Zoom

3:30 pm: AHS girls’ skiing vs. North Andover at Bradford Ski Hill

Happening tomorrow:
5 pm: Deadline to submit nomination papers to Andover Board of Registrars for March town election.
5 pm: Commission on DEI
7 pm: Conservation Commission
At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
11 am: Little Listeners
6 pm: Introduction to the Makerspace
6:30 pm: Pajama Party
7 pm: Fish On! Andover with Johan Frenje - Salt and Freshwater Fly-Fishing in NE and Upstate NY

At the Robb Center
9:00 Comfort Critters
10:00 Tech Help Desk
11:15 Tech Workshop Chicken Piccata
1:00 Mah Jongg
1:00 Social Bridge
1:30 Talking about Death Won’t Kill You
(see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

3:30 pm: AHS boys’ skiing vs. multiple schools at Bradford Ski Hill
5 pm: TBA vs. AHS boys’ and girls’ indoor track
7 pm: AHS girls' basketball at Cambridge Rindge & Latin

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