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A.M. Briefing

Two Things To Know Today

  1. The Town of Andover will host a "community conversation" to discuss ways to better use Old Town Hall. The event is scheduled for April 12 at 6:30 p.m. and will also be broadcast on Zoom.
  2. The town is also looking for input on the draft Shawsheen River Master Plan. There is a meeting to discuss the draft at Memorial Hall Library at 6:30 p.m. on Monday (more info).
  3. I've extended the Election Day flash sale through Monday. Get 15% off Andover News six-month, annual and family-plan subscriptions now through March 31 when you enter the code GOINGON at checkout.


AHS baseball was 15th in the Boston Globe pre-season rankings released Thursday. Opening day is Monday, April 10, when the Warriors host Shrewsbury at 4 p.m. (compiled from Boston Globe sports, AHS Athletic Department and other media reports).

Weather: April Showers

  • Today: High of 64. Thunderstorms give way to cloudy skies tonight. Low of 36.
  • Tomorrow: Sunny, windy, high of 43. Clear, turning to partly cloudy, tonight. Low of 27.
  • Monday: Partly cloudy, high of 57. Cloudy at night, low of 45.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Tax Impact For New AHS Ranges From $1,740 To $2,215

If preliminary estimates hold up, the cheapest plan to upgrade Andover High School would cost nearly as much as the combined construction costs of TD Garden and Gillette Stadium.

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Tax Impact For New AHS Ranges From $1,740 To $2,215

New APS Math Curriculum Meets Expectations: Review

New APS Math Curriculum Meets Expectations: Review
The Andover School Committee approved the curriculum adoption last summer, and APS held meetings for parents at the start of the current school year.

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Take A Peek Inside Andover's Newest Restaurant

In the first web story from Andover News, we visit Akita Ramen.

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Happening today:

    9:30 am: School Committe Informal Forum

    Performing Arts
    7 pm: Bach’s “St Matthew’s Passion” Piano Concert

    At Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Saturday Stories
    11 am: Sensory Saturday – Ages 3-5
    3:30 pm: Sensory Saturday – Ages 6+

    Happening tomorrow:
    No listings.

    Happening Monday:
    3:30 pm: Andover School Committee Negotiations Subcommittee – Executive Session
    5:30 pm: GLTS District School Committee

    7 pm: Andover’s Housing Solution: Hosted by Andover Community Trust
    7 pm: Andover's Housing Solution: Hosted by Andover Community Trust

    At Memorial Hall Library
    Teen Poetry Contest Closes
    Through the Lens Photography Contest Opens
    10 am: Meet-Up Monday
    3 pm: Teen Weekly Activity: Exquisite Corpse Collaborative
    4 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Board Meeting
    7 pm: English At Large Conversation Group
    7 pm: The College Application

    At the Robb Center
    9 am: Ask the Lawyer
    9 am: Sunrise Singers
    9 am: Quilting Group
    10 am: Nonfiction Book Group
    1 pm: Fix-It Shop
    1 pm: Matinee
    2 pm: Ping-Pong
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    Virtual Events
    7 pm: Andover Housing Solutions Panel Discussion

    4 pm: Tewksbury at AHS girls’ tennis

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