Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Friday, May 5, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

Schools Hope To Remove Bus Fees By 2024-25

Next year could see an even bigger cut: new Andover School Committee Chair Tracey Spruce said the district hopes to completely eliminate bus fees for the 2024-25 school year.

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Andover Schools Hope To Eliminate Bus Fees By 2024-25
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A.M. Briefing

One Thing To Know Today
  1. Portions of Park, Chestnut and Summer Streets are among the roads that will be closed tomorrow beginning at 8 a.m. for the 10th Annual Step Up for Colleen 5K Walk/Run. The Town has a map of all the street closures.
Weather: Sun! Finally!
  • Today: Mostly sunny, high of 72. Clear at night, low of 50.
  • Tomorrow: Partly cloudy, high of 71. A few clouds at night, low of 50.
  • Monday: Mix of sunshine and clouds, high of 73. Clouds increasing overnight, low of 49.
Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

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Fireworks Flap May Force Special Town Meeting

Andover Town Manager Andrew Flanagan said “there have been discussions within the community” to call a Special Town Meeting to revisit an amended article passed Tuesday to pay for the annual Jerry Silverman Fourth of July Fireworks.

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Fireworks Flap May Force Special Town Meeting

Andover Fire Helps In Factory Explosion Response

Andover Fire Helps In Factory Explosion Response
Andover Fire and Rescue sent members of its Tech Rescue Team to Newburyport Thursday morning to assist in the response to an overnight factory explosion.

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Happening today:

    12 pm: Community Hike at Den Rock Park (Lawrence)

    Performing Arts
    2 pm: Merrimack Valley Music Teachers Association Spring Concert

    At Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Saturday Stories
    2 pm: Memorial Hall Library Walking Tour
    2 :30 pm: Kids RPGs – Tabletop Gaming

    9:30 am: AHS boys’ track at Girls Varsity Freshman/Sophomore Meet (Lowell)

    Happening tomorrow:
    8:45 am: Step Up for Colleen 5k

    Happening Monday:
    3:30 pm: Andover School Committee Negotiations Subcommittee Executive Session
    4 pm: Senator Finegold Teachers Meeting

    Youth Services
    3:30-5 pm: Music Mondays – Jam Session

    Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Meet-Up Monday
    3 pm: Teen Weekly Activity: Decorate a Ceramic Tile
    4 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Board Meeting
    7 pm: English At Large Conversation Group

    At the Robb Center
    9 am: Ask The Lawyer
    9 am: Sunrise Singers
    9 am: Quilting Group
    10 am: Nonfiction Book Group
    1 pm: Matinee
    1 pm: Ping-Pong
    1 pm: Fix-It Shop
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    Virtual Events
    7 pm: Immigration Policy Update and the Work Ahead

    TBD: AHS softball at Chelmsford
    4 pm: Dracut at AHS baseball
    4:30 pm: North Andover at AHS girls’ tennis
    4:30 pm: AHS boys’ tennis at Chelmsford
    5 pm: Central Catholic at AHS boys’ volleyball

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