Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Friday, April 21, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

Emergency Petition Seeks To Change 2023 Town Meeting Date And Time

An emergency petition filed Wednesday by an Andover resident in Essex Superior Court Wednesday claims Annual Town Meeting will violate the Americans With Disabilities Act if it is held as scheduled at 7 p.m. on May 1.

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Emergency Petition Seeks To Change 2023 Town Meeting Date And Time

A.M. Briefing

Four Things To Know Today:
  1. The Town is offering babysitting for Annual Town Meeting beginning May 1. Call Andover Recreation at 978-623-8340 for more information.
  2. The deadline to register to vote in Annual Town Meeting is 5 p.m. TODAY.
  3. Final paving work is scheduled today on Windsor, Kensington and Poor Streets (more info).
  4. Andover's spring curbside leaf collection begins Monday 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).
Weekend Weather
  • Today: Cloudy, high of 46. Showers becoming steady rain tonight, low of 47.
  • Tomorrow: Potential for heavy rainfall, high of 54. Steady light rain at night, low of 45.
  • Sunday: Occasional rain showers, high of 56. Considerable cloudiness and occasional rain showers at night. Low of 41.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland
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Article 7 Could 'Theoretically' Be Used To Offset New School Cost

The article is a "fiscally responsible measure" stemming from Andover's pension obligation bonds, Andover Town Manager Andrew Flanagan said.

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Article 7 Could 'Theoretically' Be Used To Offset New School Cost

Police Respond To Threats At Andover Schools

Police Respond To Threats At Andover Schools
Police have responded to three threats at schools on Shawsheen Road in recent weeks, including a threatening Snapchat message involving an Andover High School student.

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Andover Police Log, April 5-18

"Verbally aggressive" guests refusing to leave a hotel, a woman bitten by a cat in her driveway, and multiple reports of cars vandalized with paint were among the calls that kept Andover police busy in recent weeks.

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Andover Police Log, April 5-18

Happening today:

    Andover Public Schools Spring Recess
    Thursday trash/recycling collection
    At Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Drop-In Crafts
    5 pm: Pokemon Club

    Youth Services
    9 am-5:30 pm: Red Sox Game & STEM Day @ Fenway Park

    At the Robb Center
    9 am: WOAG
    10 am: DMC
    10 am: Scale Modeling
    10 am: Open Art
    10 am: Blood Pressure Clinic
    12 pm: April Birthday Social
    1 pm: Duplicate Bridge
    2 pm: Ping-Pong
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    Happening tomorrow (Earth Day):
    Friday trash/recycling collection
    10 am-2 pm: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
    6 pm: Andover Elder Services Spring Dance

    Earth Day
    8 am-12 pm: 3rd Annual Andover Earth Day Clean-up Event
    10 am: Earth Day Author Talk with Louise Gray on Zoom – Avocado Anxiety & Other Stories About Where Food Comes From

    At Memorial Hall Library
    2 pm: Pollinator Power Hour – Gardening Questions Answered
    2 pm: Saturday Science
    10 am: Newburyport at AHS girls’ lacrosse
    11 am: AHS baseball at Lincoln-Sudbury

    Happening Sunday:
    No listings.

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