Stay hydrated, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Friday, Sept. 8, courtesy of Andover News.

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APS Names AHS Interim Principal

Andover Public Schools has yet to release details on the process or timeline for selecting a permanent replacement for Caitlin Brown.
APS Names AHS Interim Principal

A.M. Briefing

Things To Know Today
  1. Today is an early release day for Andover Public Schools. Andover High and middle school students will be done for the day at 11:30 a.m. Elementary school kids head home at 12:15 p.m. (more info)
  2. A heat advisory for most of Massachusetts remains in effect until 8 p.m.
  3. Andover News is forming a publisher's advisory panel made up of 4-7 community members representing a broad cross-section of Andover residents. Learn more, including information on how to join.
  • Today: Heat advisory in effect until 8 p.m. Partly cloudy today with a high of 90. Cloudy tonight, chance of a stray shower or thunderstorm. Low of 71.
  • Tomorrow: Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, becoming more widespread in the afternoon, high of 83. Cloudy, scattered thunderstorms, low of 68 at night.
  • Sunday: More of the same, high of 79. Thunderstorms during the evening, with occasional showers overnight. Low of 67.
Check the latest Andover forecast.

  • Defending state champion AHS field hockey opened its 2023 campaign with a 6-0 win over North Andover Wednesday.
Results compiled from Boston Globe, AHS Athletics and other media reports.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

More Local Coverage:

    Andover Police Log, Aug. 30-Sept. 5

    Andover Police Log, Aug. 30-Sept. 5
    Among the calls that kept Andover police busy this week: A woman in a "pink 'weird' dress," a fire engine backing into a police cruiser, a drunken driver being belligerent to a tow truck driver, and a housekeeper accused of stealing vegetables.

    Read more

    School Board To Discuss Lawsuit, Teacher Contract Behind Closed Doors

    The Andover School Committee will open its meeting Thursday with a closed-door, executive session to discuss two of the biggest issues it's facing.

    Read more
    School Board To Discuss Lawsuit, Teacher Contract Behind Closed Doors

    Happening today:

      Thursday trash/recycling collection.

      Youth Services
      Last day to register for AYS Early Bird Membership Discount

      At Memorial Hall Library
      3 pm: Super Smash Bros. for Tweens and Teens

      At the Robb Center
      9 am- 6 pm: Craft Sale
      8:30 am: French Group
      9:30 am: AARP Class
      10 am: ACCC
      10 am: Andover Photography Connection
      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)

      TBD Billerica at AHS girls’ swimming (Greater Lawrence Tech)
      5 pm: Bishop Feehan at AHS girls’ volleyball
      7 pm: Shrewsbury at AHS football

      Happening tomorrow:
      Friday trash/recycling collection.

      9 am- 1pm: Andover Farmers Market
      11 a.m-11 pm: Greek Food Festival

      Performing Arts
      4 pm: Mistral presents: “Portraits of Madness”

      11:30 am: Needham at AHS field hockey
      11:30 am: AHS girls’ volleyball at Shrewsbury
      2 pm: Natick at AHS girls’ soccer

      At Memorial Hall Library
      2 pm: Puzzle Race
      3 pm: Star Wars Club

      Happening Sunday:
      Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Fund Gold Ball Drop at Sarkisian Farms Driving Range
      10 am-1 pm: North Andover Farmers Market
      11:30 a.m-4 pm: Greek Food Festival

      Virtual Events
      2:30 pm: Art Across Asia with the Asian Art Museum

      At Memorial Hall Library
      1-5 pm: Board Games Club

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