Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Thursday, Feb. 9, courtesy of Andover News.

A.M. Briefing

One Thing To Know Today:
  1. Andover was named the third-safest community in America, according to the financial advice site MoneyGeek. Other Massachusetts towns on the list were Arlington, Needham and North Andover. The towns on the list experience less crime than the majority of small cities and larges towns in the U.S.
Sports: Anna Foley scored 23 points to lead AHS girl's basketball (16-0) to a 72-31 win at Cambridge Rindge & Latin Tuesday (compiled from Boston Globe sports, AHS Athletic Department and other media reports).

Weather: Cloudy this morning, followed by showers this afternoon. High of 43. Rain continues through early evening, low of 39. Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Catalytic Converter Thieves Hit Andover

Reports of catalytic converters in the U.S. have jumped 1,125 percent since 2019.

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Andover Police Log, Feb. 1-7

Check out the calls that kept Andover police busy this week.

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Andover Police Log, Feb. 1-7

Free Tax Prep For Andover Residents, By Andover Residents

While the program targets seniors and low-income earned, the group does not impose tax limits but avoids doing complex tax returns.

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Free Tax Prep For Andover Residents, By Andover Residents

Happening today:

7:50 am: Andover High School Building Committee
4 pm: Andover Scholl Committee Executive Session

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
3:30 pm: Dungeons and Dragons for Teens (MS group)
4 pm: Introduction to the Makerspace
5 pm: Pokemon Club
7 pm: Writers Group

At the Robb Center
10:00 Scale Modeling
10:00 Open Art
10:00 BP Clinic
1:00 Duplicate Bridge
1:30 Parkinson’s Support
2:00 Ping Pong
(see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

Virtual Events
7 pm: Author Talk with Kevin Hazzard: American Sirens on Zoom

3:30 pm: AHS girls’ skiing vs. multiple schools at Bradford Ski Hill
6 pm: AHS girls’ gymnastics at Merrimack Valley Conference meet

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

At the Robb Center
8:30 French Group
10:00 ACCC
10:00 Photography Club
1-3 pm: Mend-It Shop
1:00 45’s
1:00 Social Bridge
2:00 Tai Chi Fan Dancing
(see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

5 pm: AHS boys’ and girls’ indoor track at Merrimack Valley Conference Championship Meet (New Balance Track)
6:30 pm: AHS boys’ basketball at Billerica
7 pm: Lawrence at AHS girls’ basketball

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