Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Monday, Dec. 12, courtesy of Andover News.
Above: Andover Town Offices were lit up Friday night as the town celebrated Holiday Happenings 2022 (Dave Copeland).

A.M. Briefing

2 Things To Know Today:
  1. There will be water main work on North Main Street between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. tonight and tomorrow night. The work will require shutdowns for 161, 163, 165, 167, 168, 173 and 175 North Main Street between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers should expect delays and detours.
  2. The Andover Health Division is holding one more flu shot clinic from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Click here to register.
Sports: AHS girls gymnastics started its season with a 140.5-127.7 win over Methuen Sunday...On Saturday, AHS girls basketball beat Winthrop, 471-9 (compiled from Boston Globe and other media reports).

Weather: Scattered flurries and snow showers could continue this morning. Sunny later today, with a high near 35. Clear skies tonight, with a low of 21 (compiled from the Weather Channel).

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Happening today:

6 pm: Board of Health
7 pm: Select Board
7 pm: Kickoff meeting for the Climate Action and Sustainability Plan

At Memorial Hall Library
10 am: Meet-Up Monday
3 pm: Teen Weekly Craft: Friendship Bracelets
7 pm: English At Large Conversation Group
7 pm: DIY Hot Cocoa Jars

Happening tomorrow:
7 pm: Doherty Middle School Winter Concert

9:30 am: Board of Assessors
6:30 pm: Preservation Commission
7:30 pm: Planning Board

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
11 am: Little Listeners
5:45 pm: Make-It Take-It

Virtual Events
9:30 am: Virtual Dementia Dialogues on Zoom

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