Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Saturday, Sept. 30, courtesy of Andover News.

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Backers, Opponents Of New AHS: Let Us Vote

Andover voters may not have to wait for the select board to call a special Town meeting. Any registered voter can petition for a special town meeting by collecting 200 signatures.
Backers, Opponents Of New AHS: Let Us Vote

A.M. Briefing

Things To Know Today
  1. Andover High School Assistant Principal Scott Darlington joined the Andover High School Building Committee. He replaces former AHS Principal Caitlin Brown, who left the district in August. The appointment was announced at Thursday night's meeting.
  2. It's time to help Andover firefighters fill the boot. They'll be out collecting donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at various locations in town today.
  3. If you're planning on heading to T&B Landscaping's Touch-A-Truck tomorrow, they'll be collecting Toys For Tots. Bring a new, unwrapped toy if you are able.
  • Today: Rain ends this morning, some sun for Andover Day as the day progresses. High of 66. A few clouds at night, low of 49.
  • Tomorrow: Sunny, high of 74. Mostly clear at night, low of 56.
  • Monday: More of the same, high of 73. Clear, low of 52 at night.
Check the latest Andover forecast
  • AHS field hockey improved to 6-1 with a 2-0 win over Chelmsford Wednesday. Bella DiFiore scored in the first quarter, while Khloe Broderick added the insurance goal in the third quarter. Both goals came off of corner shots by Rose Memmolo (game report submitted by Betsy Memmolo).
Results compiled from reports by coaches, athletes, parents, the Boston Globe, AHS Athletics and other media.

- A.M Briefing compiled by Dave Copeland.

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Happening today:

    11 am-12:30 pm: Andover High School Community Forum

    9 am- 1pm: Andover Farmers Market
    10 am-4 pm: Andover Day (RESCHEDULED from Sept. 23).

    4 pm: Addison Art Gallery Fall Opening Reception

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9 am-4:30 pm: Friends’ Fall Book Sale
    3:30 pm: Reading with Rufus the Therapy Dog!

    Happening tomorrow:
    10 am-1 pm: North Andover Farmers Market

    10 am-4 pm: Touch-A-Truck

    Performing Arts
    3 pm: “Bright, Rich Fall Colors of Sound,” an organ recital by Randy Steere

    At Memorial Hall Library
    9 am-4 pm: Friends’ Book Sale- Bag Sale Day

    Happening Monday:
    5-7 pm: School Committee Workshop

    2-7 pm: Red Cross Blood Drive

    At Memorial Hall Library
    10 am: Meet-Up Monday – Ages 0-5
    3 pm: Teen Weekly Activity: Decorate a Water Bottle
    4 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Board Meeting
    4 pm: LEGO Time
    7 pm: English At Large Conversation Group Fall Session

    At the Robb Center
    9 am: Sunrise Singers
    9 am: Quilting Group
    1 pm: No Matinée
    1 pm: Ping-Pong
    1 pm: Short Stories
    (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

    5 pm: AHS girls’ volleyball at Lowell
    6:30 pm: Danvers at AHS field hockey
    (See Andover Athletics info page for more details).

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