Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Friday, April 14, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

Select Board Considers 9% Water Rate Increase

Over the life of the proposed plan, the average Andover water customer will pay more than $300 more for water through Fiscal 2028 than they would have under the current plan.

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Select Board Considers 9% Water Rate Increase

A.M. Briefing

Two Things To Know Today
  1. Monday is Patriots Day. Town offices, Memorial Hall Library, Andover Youth Services and the Robb Center will be closed. Andover Public Schools are closed all next week for the spring recess. Trash collection will be delayed one day next week because of the holiday.
  2. U.S. Rep Seth Moulton (D-MA), whose district includes all of Andover, will be holding his next town meeting next Thursday, April 20, at 6 p.m. at the Beverly Council on Aging at 90 Colon Street in Beverly
The bats were cracking for AHS baseball Wednesday when the Warriors notched an 11-0 home win over Haverhill...AHS boys tennis improved to 4-0 with a 5-0 win at Central Catholic...AHS boys' volleyball fell in three sets to undefeated Lowell.

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

Weather: Much Needed Rain On The Way
The area could get a break from this week's elevated fire risks with potential rain tomorrow and Sunday.
  • Today: Partly cloudy, high of 80. Clouds increasing overnight, low of 48.
  • Tomorrow: Overcast, high of 62. 50% chance of rain Saturday night, low of 46.
  • Sunday: Rain early giving way to overcast skies, high of 55. Showers at night, low of 46.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland
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Andover Select Board Chooses New Chair

Andover Select Board Chooses New Chair
Laura Gregory, who said she had hoped to serve as chair this year but had "too much on my plate," nominated first-term Andover Select Board Member Melissa Danisch for the post.

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Opinion: Andover Needs To Do More To Engage Residents

Former Select Board member Dan Kowalski says Andover needs to do more outreach to get more residents involved in Town Meetings and annual elections.

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Opinion: Andover Needs To Do More To Engage Residents

Happening today:

    At Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Movers & Shakers
    3 pm: Super Smash Bros. for Teens and Tweens

    At the Robb Center
    8:30 am: French Group
    9:30 am: ESL Class
    10 am: Photography Club
    1 pm: Mend-It Shop
    1 pm: 45’s
    1 pm: Social Bridge
    2 pm: Tai Chi Fan Dancing
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    4 pm: Haverhill at AHS boys’ tennis
    4:30 pm: AHS baseball at Methuen
    4:30 pm: AHS softball at Methuen
    5 pm: AHS boys’ volleyball at Lawrence
    6:30 pm: North Andover at AHS girls’ lacrosse
    6:30 pm: AHS boys’ lacrosse at North Andover

    Happening tomorrow:
    At Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Saturday Stories
    2 pm: STEAM Lab

    9 am: AHS girls’ track at Varsity Invitational (Haverhill)
    4 pm: AHS boys’ track at Varsity Invitational (Haverhill)

    Happening Sunday:
    No listings.

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