Rabbit, rabbit, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Thursday, March 2, courtesy of Andover News.

A.M. Briefing

Two Things To Know Today:

  1. The company that wants to build a drug treatment center on Haverhill Street asked for and was granted a continuance and will not appear at the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight. There are pending lawsuits in Massachusetts Land Court and Essex Superior Court involving Medico 140 LLC and the ZBA. Read previous coverage on the controversial project.
  2. The Andover High School Building Committee launched a survey Wednesday to collect resident feedback on the potential building project. The survey closes March 15.
  3. Andover received new COVID-19 test kits, which are available free for residents while supplies last. You can pick them up at Town Offices, the Robb Center or Memorial Hall Library (more info).


  • The 8th seeded AHS boys' basketball team (13-7) hosts Springfield Central (25th seed, 12-8) at 6:30 tonight in the Division I state tournament.

Weather: Melt Away - For Now

Rain ends early this morning, but skies will remain cloudy. High of 45. Clear skies tonight with a low of 27. There could be a winter storm with 1-3 inches of snow beginning Friday night and continuing into Saturday.

Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Andover Police Look For Suspect In Pfizer Bomb Threat

The hoax threat in Andover was the latest in a string of 'swatting' pranks in Massachusetts.

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Andover Police Look For Suspect In Pfizer Bomb Threat

AHS Community Member Diagnosed With Tuberculosis

Andover High School families can attend virtual information sessions with DPH, Andover Health and APS nursing on Thursday at 6 p.m. or Monday at 10 a.m

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T SPOT-TB (test for tuberculosis)

Andover Police Log, Feb. 22-28

Andover Police Log, Feb. 22-28
Andover police were busy again this week, with a bomb threat and calls about a customer threatening employees and a stolen vehicle that was actually repossessed.

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Happening today:

6 pm: Virtual info session on AHS response to tuberculosis infection

8:15 am: Andover High School Building Committee
3:30 pm: Andover School Committee Negotiations Subcommittee Executive Session
6 pm: Andover Town Hall with U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton
6:30 pm: Zoning Board of Appeals

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
3:30 pm: Dungeons and Dragons for Teens (HS group)
5 pm: Pokemon Club

At the Robb Center
10 am: DMC
10 am: Scale Modeling
10 am: Open Art
10 am: Blood Pressure Clinic
1 pm: Duplicate Bridge
2 pm: Ping-Pong
6 pm: LGBTQ+ Social
(See the Robb Center’s March Newsletter for more information)

Virtual Events
2 pm: TBO (Try To Be Organic) Gardening
7 pm: Courageous Conversations: Rise in Hate ~ Antisemitism

6:30 pm: Springfield Central at AHS boys' basketball

Happening Tomorrow:
At Memorial Hall Library
10 am: Movers & Shakers
3 pm: Super Smash Bros. for Teens and Tweens

At the Robb Center
8:30 am: French Group
9:30 am: ESL Class
9:30 am: Hearing aid Checks
1 pm: 45’s
1 pm: Social Bridge
2 pm: Tai Chi Fan Dancing
(See the Robb Center’s March Newsletter for more information)

TBD: AHS boys’ and girls’ indoor track at New England Championships (Reggie Lewis Center)

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