May the Fourth Be With You, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Thursday, May 4, courtesy of Andover News.

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Andover Police OUI Convictions In Doubt

A 2017 investigation found breathalyzer machines were improperly calibrated, producing flawed test results.

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  2. Another rainy day, another sewage release in Lowell. Stay out of the Merrimack!
Sports: Tuesday's Scores
  • AHS boys' lacrosse (7-2) upset 10th-ranked Billerica 12-11 in overtime. Matt Johnson had a hat trick, while Macklin Gobiel, Kieran Florio, Ryan Magner, and Ben Redlener each had two goals. The athletic department has a cool, post-game photo on Twitter.
  • Girls' lacrosse beat Billerica 14-6. After starting the season at 1-6, the Warriors have won two straight.
Results compiled from Boston Globe, AHS Athletics and other media reports.

Weather: More of the same
Showers this morning, cloudy this afternoon, high of 50. Cloudy tonight, low of 43.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

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Departing Andover Principal Is Tops In State

Last month, Pamela Lathrop was chosen for an assistant superintendent's job in North Andover, where she was a principal from 2002 to 2009

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Departing Andover Principal Is Tops In State

Andover Police Log, April 26-May 2

Andover Police Log, April 26-May 2
A man parked at the YMCA who appeared to be drunk but was "making a tiktok," a neighbor "washing dishes in the bathtub and being loud," and a skinny man "walking around parking lot looking suspicious," were among the calls that kept Andover police busy this week.

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Andover Annual Town Meeting 2023: Night 2

Catch up on everything that happened during the second night of Andover's Annual Town Meeting

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Andover Annual Town Meeting 2023: Night 2

Happening today:

    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

    Happening tomorrow:
    5-7:30 pm: Memorial Hall Library 150th Anniversary Open House

    8:30 am: Andover School Committee

    Youth Services
    6 pm: Dance – Spring Fling!

    At Memorial Hall Library
    3 pm: Super Smash Bros. for Teens and Tweens
    5 pm: Retro Night in the Teen Room
    5 pm: 150th Birthday Party – Children’s Room
    5-7:30 pm: Memorial Hall Library 150th Anniversary Open House

    At the Robb Center
    8:30 am: French Group
    9:30 am: Hearing Aide
    10 am: ACCC
    1 pm: 45’s
    1 pm: Social Bridge
    1:30 pm: Immigrants, Refugees, U.S. Law
    2 pm: Tai Chi Fan Dancing
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    4 pm: Chelmsford at AHS baseball
    4 pm: Central Catholic at AHS softball
    4 pm: Wellesley at AHS girls’ tennis
    4 pm: AHS girls’ track at Girls Varsity Freshman/Sophomore Meet (Tewksbury)
    5 pm: AHS boys’ lacrosse at Chelmsford
    5 pm: Dracut at AHS boys’ volleyball
    6:30 pm: Chelmsford at AHS girls’ lacrosse

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