Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Tuesday, April 11, courtesy of Andover News.
Andover Conservation offers free guided walks on Wednesday mornings to explore Andover's trails and open spaces (more info). Last Wednesday's walk took participants to restricted property connected to the 48-acre Essex County Greenbelt Trust land (Photo: Town of Andover/Facebook).

Today's Top Story

2023 Town Meeting: Capping The Landfill

Andover stopped using the Ledge Road landfill in 1972 but, more than 50 years later, it remains partially uncapped.

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2023 Town Meeting: Capping The Landfill

A.M. Briefing

Two Things To Know Today

  1. The National Weather Service has issued a fire watch for Andover and the rest of Massachusetts from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Tesda, thanks to a combination of dry conditions and gusty winds.
  2. Andover's spring curbside leaf collection begins April 24th and continues through June 3. Yard waste bags or open barrels can be set out with trash and recycling on your scheduled pickup day (more info).


  • Friday: AHS boys' lacrosse beat Tewksbury, 19-5, while the girls topped Tewksbury 18-2. In boys' tennis, the Warriors beat Westford 3-2 in a nonleague contest.
  • Saturday: North Andover handed AHS boys' volleyball its first loss of the season, 3-2.
Compiled from the Boston Globe, AHS Athletics and other media reports.

Weather: Taste of summer on the way

Partly cloudy this morning, cloudy this afternoon. High of 73. Mostly cloudy tonight, with a low of 53. Looking ahead, Friday's forecast is predicting a high of 86.

Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

Pick of the Day: Say Cheese

Spend an hour with Linda Holt at Memorial Hall Library this evening and get six tips for taking better Smartphone photos. Holt is one of greater Boston's best-known commercial headshot photographers. The program begins at 7 p.m.

See the events listing at the bottom of this email for more things to do in Andover today and tomorrow.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland
Make your nominations for Best of Andover 2023!

More local coverage on Andover News:

School Committee Names New Chair

The new Andover School Committee Chair and Vice Chair will assume their new roles after Town Meeting concludes next month.

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School Committee Names New Chair

School Committee Asks MA To Extend Free Lunch

School Committee Asks MA To Extend Free Lunch
The Andover School Committee sent a letter to Gov. Maura Healey supporting legislation that would make free school lunches permanently free for public school students in Massachusetts.

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Happening today:

    6:30 pm: Preservation Commission
    7:30 pm: Planning Board

    6 pm: Andover Village Improvement Society (AVIS) Annual Meeting and Dinner

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9:30 am: Wiggle Words
    10:15 am: Toddler Tales
    11 am: Little Listeners
    7 pm: 6 Tips for Better Smartphone Photos

    At the Robb Center
    9 am: Comfort Critters
    10 am: Tech Help
    12 pm: Car fit
    1 pm: Mah Jongg
    1 pm: Social Bridge
    2 pm: Light House presentation
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    7 pm: Going Vegan or Vegetarian: Diet Choices to Help the Planet

    Virtual Events
    9:30 am: Virtual Dementia Dialogues

    6:30 pm: Central Catholic at AHS girls’ lacrosse
    6:30 pm: AHS boys’ lacrosse at Central Catholic

    Happening tomorrow:
    11 am: MassHire Merrimack Valley Workforce Board: Youth Committee
    3 pm: Andover School Committee Negotiations Subcommittee Executive Session
    4 pm: Library Board of Trustees
    6:30 pm: Old Town Hall Community Conversation
    6:30 pm: Design Review Board
    7 pm: Select Board

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9:30 am: Toddler Tales
    10:15 am: Wiggle Words
    11 am: Little Listeners
    4:30 pm: Video Game Club
    7 pm: Going Zero Waste As a Family with Sarah Robertson-Barnes

    At the Robb Center
    9 am: Mobile Food Pantry
    9:30 am: Morning Crafting
    9:30 am: Parler/Discute
    10:30 am: Write Stuff
    12:30 pm: Knit Wits
    1:30 pm: Vinegar Class
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    Virtual Events
    3 pm: Virtual Death Cafe
    6 pm: 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group- evening session
    7 pm: Critique Group

    Youth Services
    3:30 pm: Community Service Club – Community Giving Tree

    4 pm: Haverhill @ AHS baseball
    4 pm: Dracut at AHS softball
    4 pm: Chelmsford at AHS girls’ tennis
    4 pm: Central Catholic at AHS boys tennis
    4 pm: AHS girls’ and boys’ track at Methuen
    5 pm: AHS boys’ volleyball at Lowell

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