Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Saturday, Feb. 18, courtesy of Andover News.
Above: There will be a funeral mass for Linda (obituary) and Sebastian Robinson (obituary) at 10 a.m this morning at the Leo and Joan Mahoney Wellness Center at Saint John’s Preparatory School (72 Spring Street., Danvers). The mass will be open to anyone who wants to attend. Burial will be private (Photo: St. John's Prep).

A.M. Briefing

Two things to know today:
  1. Monday is Presidents' Day, as well as the first day of winter recess for Andover Public Schools. Town Offices, Memorial Hall Library, the Robb Center and most other government offices are closed Monday. See a complete list of what's open and closed in Andover for the holiday.
  2. To mark the holiday, we're having a Presidents' Day flash sale on Andover News subscriptions. Get a 10 percent discount on new, one-year and family plan subscriptions through Monday. Enter the code PREZ at check-out to get 10% off the regular annual subscription price. Offer expires Monday, Feb. 20.
Sports: AHS girls' basketball stayed perfect (19-0), paced by Anna Hanscom's 19 points and Anna Foley's 11 points in a 48-35 home win over Billerica Thursday (compiled from Boston Globe sports, AHS Athletic Department and other media reports).

Weather: Mostly sunny but cooler with a high of 42. Low of 28 tonight under clear skies. Tomorrow and Monday: cloudy, highs in the low- to mid-50s. Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Obituary: Sebastian Robinson, Gifted Writer, Student

Sebastian loved his school community. He played the cello in the school’s string ensemble, treasured literature, and was a gifted writer.

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Obituary: Sebastian Robinson, Gifted Writer, Student

Obituary: Linda Robinson, Devoted Mother

Obituary: Linda Robinson, 30-Year Andover Resident
An Andover resident for more than thirty years, Linda began her professional career as a model before transitioning into a successful career in accounting and human resources.

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Presidents' Day 2023: What's Open, Closed In Andover

Presidents' Day will be observed on Monday, Feb. 20 this year. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed in Andover on the holiday.

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Happening today:

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

TBD: AHS boys’ swimming at MIAA All-State Meet
12:30 pm: AHS girls’ basketball vs. TBA (Woburn holiday tournament)

Happening Tomorrow:
10 am-2 pm: Andover Winter Fest

TBD: AHS girls’ basketball vs. TBA
(Woburn holiday tournament)
5 pm: AHS boys’ hockey vs. TBA (Newburyport holiday tournament)
6:20 pm: Reading at AHS girls’ hockey (Breakaway Ice Center)

Happening Monday (Presidents’ Day)
No school: Andover Public Schools Winter Recess
View a complete list of what’s open and closed on the holiday.

Town Offices closed – President’s Day
1 pm: Merrimack Valley Planning Commission: Public Hearings
6 pm: Merrimack Valley Planning Commission: Public Hearings

At Memorial Hall Library
Closed – Presidents' Day

At the Robb Center
Closed – Presidents' Day

6 pm: AHS boys' basketball vs. Cambridge Rindge & Latin (tournament at Dunn Gym)

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