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

A.M. Briefing

1 Thing To Know Today:
  1. If you're planning to run for office, please make sure I have an up-to-date email address and phone number. I will be sending out information on the Andover News coverage plan for the 2023 town election after, including candidate profile submission, the deadline for returning nomination papers at 5 p.m. today.

Weather: Sunny but cooler, with a high of 37. 49% chance of snow showers tonight, ending before midnight. Accumulations will be less than an inch. Low of 31. Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Cold Snap Kept Andover Fire Busy

The union which represents Andover firefighters noted the department has not had a staffing increase in decades.

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Cold Snap Kept Andover Fire Busy

Contested Select Board Race Shaping Up In March Election

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

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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

Happening today:

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

Happening tomorrow:
3:30 pm: Andover Council on Aging Advisory Board
4 pm: Library Board of Trustees
6:30 pm: Design Review Board

At Memorial Hall Library
9: 30 am: Toddler Tales
10:15 am: Wiggle Words
11 am: Little Listeners
2 pm: Introduction to the Makerspace

At the Robb Center
9:00 Mobile Pantry
9:30 Morning Crafting
9:30 French Discussion Group
10:30 Write Stuff
12:30 Knit Wits
1:00 Healthy Eating
1:30 Road Scholar
2:00 Bereavement Support Group
(see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

Virtual Events
6 pm: 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group- evening session
7 pm: Critique Group via Zoom
7 pm: Courageous Conversations: Rise in Hate ~ LGBTQ+ Panel

3:30 pm: AHS girls’ skiing vs. multiple schools at Bradford Ski Hill
6 pm: AHS wrestling at Haverhill
7 pm: AHS boys’ hockey at Billerica (Hallenborg Memorial Pavillion)
7:10 pm: Acton-Boxborough at AHS girls’ hockey (Breakaway Ice Center)

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