Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Wednesday, May 3, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

Andover Police Respond To Mental Health Emergency

Police received multiple 911 calls about the crash and a man screaming around 4 a.m. Tuesday.

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Andover Police Respond To Mental Health Emergency
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A.M. Briefing

Five Things To Know Today
  1. Technical problems on the Website prevented me from covering Town Meeting last night. The issues appear to be resolved and I'll be playing catchup today.
  2. Massachusetts and Andover Health are asking you to avoid contact with the Merrimack River after another sewage dump.
  3. WalkBike Andover is holding a nine-mile, beginner-friendly bike ride on the Andover Trails bike loop on Sunday at 1 p.m. Meet at the Phillips Bell Tower at the corner of Main and Salem Streets (more info).
  4. Today is the next Safe Routes to School Walk/Bike/Roll to School Day (more info).
  5. Andover High School's fall cheerleading tryouts will be from 5-7 p.m. on May 30 and June 1 at the Field House. Email questions to
Sports: Monday's Scores
The bats were on fire as AHS softball topped Haverhill 16-1 Monday....AHS boys' volleyball lost a tight match 3-2 to fifth-ranked O'Bryant...AHS boys' tennis bet Billerica 5-0.

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

Weather: At least it's good for the lawn
Cloudy this morning, occasional showers this afternoon. High of 56. Cloudy with showers tonight, low of 43,
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

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Andover Annual Town Meeting 2023: Night 2

Whether Andover will lift its residency requirement for the Town Manager and cap the Ledge Road Landfill are among the key items up for debate at the second night of Annual Town Meeting

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Andover Annual Town Meeting 2023: Night 2

Andover Coalition Reaches $1M Grants To APS

Andover Coalition Reaches $1M Milestone In APS Grants
The Andover Coalition for Education awards grants for projects that help students "in developing innovative, creative, and global problem-solving skills."

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Happening today:

    7 pm: BallardVale Historic District Commission
    7 pm: Annual Town Meeting (if necessary)

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9:30 am: Toddler Tales
    10:15 am: Wiggle Words
    11 am: Little Listeners
    7 pm: Nonfiction Book Group

    At the Robb Center
    9:30 am: Morning Crafting
    9:30 am: Parler/Discute
    10:30 am: Write Stuff
    12:30 pm: Knit Wits
    1:30 pm: Downsizing/Decluttering
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    Virtual Events
    9:30 am: 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group- morning session
    12 pm: Explore The Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

    4 pm: Central Catholic at AHS boys’ and girls’ track
    4:30 pm: AHS baseball at Billerica
    4:30 pm: AHS softball at Billerica
    5 pm: AHS boys’ volleyball at Methuen

    Happening tomorrow:
    5 pm: Town Seal Review Committee
    6:30 pm: Zoning Board of Appeals

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9:30 am: Wiggle Words
    10:15 am: Toddler Tales
    1 pm: Andover Pollinator Pathway
    3:30 pm: Dungeons and Dragons for Teens (HS group)

    At the Robb Center
    9 am: WOAG
    10 am: DMC
    10 am: Scale Modeling
    10 am: Open Art
    10 am: Blood Pressure Clinic
    1 pm: Duplicate Bridge
    2 pm: Ping-Pong
    4 pm: Discover Encore
    6 pm: LGBTQ+ Social
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    4:30 pm: AHS girls’ tennis at Lawrence
    4:30 pm: Lowell at AHS boys’ tennis

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