Happy Independent Bookstore Day, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Saturday, April 29, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

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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Andover Water Rates Going Up 9 Percent
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A.M. Briefing

Two Things To Know Today
  1. Fire flow testing continues at 8 a.m. today on Burtt Road (more info).
  2. The MBTA is doing repair work between midnight and 4 p.m. today and tomorrow at the crossing at Andover and Tewksbury Streets. Andover police are asking people to seek alternate routes.
Sports: Thursday's Scores
AHS softball won 12-0 at Lawrence, improving to 2-4 on the season.

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

Weather: April's Last Showers
  • Today: Cloudy, then rain beginning this afternoon. High of 53. Rain of up to 1/4 inch tonight, low of 45.
  • Tomorrow: Another 1/4 inch of rain during the day, high of 52. 100% chance of rain on Sunday night, with up to an inch possible. Low of 50.
  • Monday: Sun returns in the afternoon, high of 67. Clear at night, low of 45.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

More local coverage on Andover News:

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

At AHS, 'We Just Try To Find Space'

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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Happening today:

    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

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

    Happening Monday:
    5:45 pm:Andover School Committee
    6:30 pm: Select Board
    7 pm: Annual Town Meeting

    At Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Meet-Up Monday
    3 pm: Teen Weekly Activity: Giant Sized Coloring
    7 pm: English At Large Conversation Group

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

    4 pm: Haverhill at AHS softball
    4 pm: AHS girls’ tennis at Billerica
    4:30 pm: North Andover at AHS baseball
    4:30 pm: AHS boys’ tennis at Billerica
    5 pm: O’Bryant at AHS boys’ volleyball

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