Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Wednesday, April 12, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

2023 Town Meeting: Spending Uber/Lyft Fees

The Town gets 10 cents every time you start an Uber or Lyft trip in Andover. Town Meeting will be asked next month to spend $40,000 to encourage walking and biking in Andover.

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A.M. Briefing

One Thing To Know Today
  1. What should be on the next town seal? You can offer your input by taking the Andover Town Seal Review Committee's design survey.
Freshman Molly Portschert got her AHS softball career off to a great start, throwing a one-hitter and striking out six in the Monday's 7-0 win at Shrewsbury....AHS boys' volleyball improved to 3-1 with a 3-0 win over Central Catholic. Junior Marco Gomez Cabo had 31 assists and four kills...Shrewsbury spoiled Monday's Opening Day for AHS baseball, 1-0.

Compiled from the Boston Globe, AHS Athletics and other media reports.

Weather: The Cool Before The Heat
Mostly cloudy with some breaks of sun this afternoon. High of 69. Partly cloudy tonight, low of 50. Warmer on Thursday, with a high of 82.

Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

Pick of the Day: Get Educated On AHS
You're not alone if you're feeling a little behind and a little lost in keeping up with the community discussion about building a new Andover High School. You can get caught up tonight in the building committee's community forum beginning at 7 p.m. in The Hall at Memorial Hall Library.

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:

2023 Town Meeting: Will 2nd Time Be A Charm For Zoning Recodification?

Article 41 on this year's Andover Town warrant is basically the same as last year's Article 35, with the errors and lack of clarity that led to its failure removed.

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2023 Town Meeting: Will 2nd Time Be A Charm For Zoning Recodification?

School Committee Names New Chair

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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Happening today:

    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

    Happening tomorrow:
    10:30 am: Andover Council on Aging Program Committee
    12:45 pm: Andover School Committee Negotiations Subcommittee Executive Session
    7 pm: Andover High School Community Forum

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9:30 am: Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
    9:30 am: Wiggle Words
    10:15 am: Toddler Tales
    5 pm: Pokemon Club
    7 pm: Writers Group

    At the Robb Center
    10 am: Scale Modeling
    10 am: Open Art
    10 am: Blood Pressure Clinic
    1 pm: Duplicate Bridge
    1:30 pm: Parkinson’s Support Group
    2 pm: Ping-Pong
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    Virtual Events
    7 pm: Courageous Conversations: Immigrant Panel Discussion

    4 pm: AHS boys’ tennis at Wellesley
    4:30 pm: Dracut at Andover (Unified Track: Varsity Meet)

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