Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Friday, March 10, courtesy of Andover News.
Final Four Bound: Senior Rose MacLean (2 goals) scored with seven seconds left in overtime to give Andover girls' hockey (17-3-2) a 3-2 win over Sandwich Wednesday in the MIAA Division 2 quarterfinals. The Warriors scored three unanswered goals after falling into a 2-0 hole, and goalie Allie Batchelder made 8 of her 21 saves in overtime. Third-seeded Andover will face second-seeded Duxbury in the semi-finals at a place, time and date TBD. More coverage from the Boston Globe (Photo: AHS Athletics/Twitter).

A.M. Briefing

Three Things To Know Today

  1. Retraction: Yesterday's budget story ("How Much Will Andover Tax Increase Cost You?") has been retracted, based on reader questions and clarification from Town of Andover Chief Financial Officer Patrick J. Lawlor. Andover News regrets the error.
  2. Today is an early release day for Andover Public Schools. High school, middle schools dismissed at 11:30 a.m., elementary schools dismissed at 12:15 p.m.
  3. There is an open seat on the Andover Retirement Board, and the select board is collecting applications from interested volunteers with accounting, investment, financial, or actuarial experience. The board meets monthly and oversees the retirement system for town employees (more info).


  • AHS girls basketball (23-0) hosts 8th-seeded North Andover (15-6) in the quarter-finals of the MIAA Division I tournament at 7 p.m. tonight.


  • Today: Mostly cloudy, high of 47. Cloudy tonight, with a 50% chance of snow showers after midnight. Low of 33.
  • Saturday: Cloudy, high of 40 with a chance of flurries or snow showers. A few clouds at night, low of 28.
  • Sunday: Mostly sunny, high of 44. Overcast at night, low of 33.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Andover Votes 2023: Sheila M. Doherty, Moderator

Andover Votes 2023: Sheila M. Doherty, Moderator
This week, Andover News is publishing profiles of the candidates running for select board, moderator and school committee in the 2023 Andover Town Election on March 28 to help voters make decisions.

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Andover Police Log, March 1-7

Among the calls that kept Andover police busy this week: An irate customer at the Andover Tax Collector's office, a snake in a basement, and and a mother whose son was refusing to go to school.

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Andover Police Log, March 1-7

Happening today:

Andover Public Schools early release day: High school, middle schools dismissed at 11:30 a.m., elementary schools dismissed at 12:15 p.m.

At Memorial Hall Library
3 pm: Super Smash Bros. for Teens and Tweens
At the Robb Center
8:30 am: French Group
10 am: ACCC
10 am: Photography Club
1 pm: Mend-It shop
1 pm: 45’s
1 pm: Social Bridge
2 pm: Tai Chi Fan Dancing
(see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

7 pm: North Andover at AHS girls' basketball

Happening tomorrow:
Performing Arts
7:30 pm: Who will give peace? concert at South Church

At Memorial Hall Library
10 am: Saturday Stories
2 pm: The Drive to Sing Documentary Screening – and Q&A with filmmakers Bryce and Kathryn Denney
2:30 pm: Kids RPGs – Tabletop Gaming

Happening Sunday:
9 am-4 pm: Andover Destination Imagination team at MADI tournament (Beverly Middle School)

At Memorial Hall Library
1 pm: Board Games Club

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