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Cheat Sheet: Andover Annual Town Meeting 2023

This cheat sheet has everything you need to know about Andover's 2023 Town Meeting, including background information, explainers on key warrant articles, details on how to participate, registration, parking and child care.
Cheat Sheet: Andover Annual Town Meeting 2023

A.M. Briefing

Two Things To Know Today:
  1. The Andover Water Division is conducting fire flow tests on Robert Drive begining at 8 a.m. today. Water may be discolored on Robert Drive, Chandler Road, Beacon Street, High Plain Road and Juniper Road. Run cold-water faucets and outdoor spigots to help with the discoloration.
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Tewksbury blanked AHS girls' softball, 10-0 on Thursday...Lowell beat AHS baseball 12-11 Thursday. Prior to the game, the Warriors (3-2) were 13th in the Boston Globe's latest high school baseball rankings.

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

Weather: Wet Weekend
  • Today: Cloudy, high of 55. Rain moves in tonight, low of 46.
  • Tomorrow: Up to an inch of rain, which could be heavy at times. High of 50. Steady rain tonight, with an additional quarter-inch possible. Low of 45.
  • Monday: Cloudy, occasional showers, high of 53. Showers at night, low of 41.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland
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More local coverage on Andover News:

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

Emergency Petition Seeks To Change 2023 Town Meeting Date And Time

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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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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Police Respond To Threats At Andover Schools

Happening today:

    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 Tomorrow:
    No listings.

    Happening Monday:
    8:30 am: Investment Committee
    5:30 pm: Select Board Zoning Subcommittee
    7 pm: Select Board

    At Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Meet-Up Monday
    10:30 am: Morning Book Discussion Group
    3 pm: Teen Weekly Activity: String Art Heart
    7 pm: English At Large Conversation Group

    At the Robb Center
    9 am: Sunrise Singers
    9 am: Quilting Group
    1 pm: Matinee
    1 pm: Fix-It Shop
    1:30 pm: Caregiver Group
    2 pm: Ping-Pong
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    Virtual Events
    7 pm: Rights and Benefits for Immigrants

    4:30 pm: Lawrence at AHS baseball
    4:30 pm: AHS softball at Lawrence
    4:30 pm: Lowell at AHS girls’ tennis
    5 pm: AHS boys’ volleyball at Billerica
    5:30 pm: AHS girls lacrosse at Portsmouth
    6:30 pm: Pinkerton Academy at AHS boys’ lacrosse

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