Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Friday, April 28, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

At AHS, 'We Just Try To Find Space'

During a 75-minute tour, Andover High School Principal Caitlin Brown frequently used the word “flexibility” when describing what a new facility would offer students, staff and teachers.

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At AHS, 'We Just Try To Find Space'
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A.M. Briefing

Three Things To Know Today
  1. Final paving on Canterbury Street begins at 7 a.m. today.
  2. Punchard Avenue and portions of Chestnut, Bartlet, and Main Streets will be closed from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on Saturday for the Andover Little League parade.
  3. The MBTA will be doing repair work between midnight and 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the crossing at Andover and Tewksbury Streets. There will also be pre-site work on Friday. Andover police are asking people to seek alternate routes.
Sports: Wednesday's Scores
AHS boys tennis blanked Merrimack Valley Conference rival North Andover 5-0...North Andover topped AHS softball, 2-0...Central Catholic beat AHS baseball 9-6...AHS boys' volleyball fell 3-1 at Chelmsford.

Results compiled from Boston Globe, AHS Athletics and other media reports.

Weather: Enjoy It While It Lasts
  • Today: Sunny, except for some afternoon clouds. High of 64. Overcast tonight, low of 43.
  • Tomorrow: Rain starts in afternoon, high fof 54. Low of 45 at night with a 90 percent chance of rain.
  • Sunday: Rain, heavy at times, throughout the day and evening. High of 51, low of 50.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

More local coverage on Andover News:

Andover Water Rates Going Up 9 Percent

Andover Water Rates Going Up 9 Percent
The average Andover water customer's bill will increase nine percent to an average of $494.69 next year.

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Judge Denies Bid To Reschedule Town Meeting

Andover's Annual Town Meeting will open as scheduled after an Essex County Judge denied a request for an injunction.

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Judge Denies Bid To Reschedule Town Meeting

Andover Police Log, April 19-25

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Among the calls that kept Andover police busy in recent weeks, according to the police log: An overloaded trash truck spilling its contents, an issue with a caller's "soon to be ex-wife," as well as a "highly intoxicated...acting inappropriately," and a equest for a well-being check of student employee who posted a "concerning comment" online.

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Happening today:

    8:30 am: Andover School Committee

    Youth Services
    6 pm: Dance – Spring Fling!

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9 am-4:30 pm: Spring Book Sale
    10 am: Movers & Shakers
    3 pm: Super Smash Bros. for Teens and Tweens

    At the Robb Center
    8:30 am: French Group
    9 am: Refuse To Be A Victim
    9:30 am: ESL Class
    1 pm: Mend-It Shop
    1 pm: 45’s
    1 pm: Social Bridge
    1:30 pm: Syrian Refugee
    2 pm: Tai Chi Fan Dancing
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    4 pm: Methuen at AHS tennis
    4:30 pm: AHS girls’ lacrosse at Haverhill
    4:30 pm: AHS girls’ tennis at Methuen
    5 pm: AHS boys’ volleyball at Haverhill
    6:30 pm: Haverhill at AHS boys’ lacrosse

    Happening Tomorrow:
    Independent Bookstore Day
    3 pm: Poetry reading by Heather Corbally Bryant at Andover Bookstore

    Health and Wellness
    9 am-1 pm: Andover/North Andover YMCA Healthy Kids Day

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9 am-4:30 pm: Spring Book Sale
    10 am: Saturday Stories

    TBD: Lexington at AHS softball
    9 am: AHS girls track vs. TBA
    4 pm: AHS boys’ track vs. TBA

    At Memorial Hall Library
    Through the Lens Photography Contest Closes
    1-4 pm: Spring Book Sale (Fill-A-Bag)

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