Hi, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Thursday, Aug. 3, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

Here's What Andover Gets In The State Budget

Andover will get $200,000 for specific projects in the state budget awaiting Gov. Maura Healey's signature.
Here's What Andover Gets In The State Budget
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A.M. Briefing

One Thing To Know Today
  1. Pearson and Essex Streets are closed to traffic today for paving. There will be a detour, but police are asking drivers to avoid the area if possible (map, more info).
  2. There will also be paving work that will close Essex Street, Pearson Street and Chickering Court to traffic today. Expect delays.
  3. The Andover Water Division will conduct fire flow testing at Merrimack College at 8 a.m. Saturday. Water may be discolored in the area of Elm Street, Brookfied Road, Pine Street and Burton Farm Drive.
Sunny to start, clouds increasing this afternoon. High of 81. Low of 64 tonight under mostly cloudy skies with a 24% chance of a stray shower or thunderstorm. More thunderstorms are coming on Friday, when we have an 88 percent chance of rain.
Check the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

More Local Coverage:

    Andover Police Log, July 19-Aug. 1

    Among the calls that kept Andover police in recent weeks: A loose dog with painted toenails, wastewater backing up into a basement, an opossum stuck in a trash can and a hawk stuck in a hockey net.

    Read more
    Andover Police Log, July 19-Aug. 1

    Forum Will Review Elm Square Safety Fixes

    Forum Will Review Elm Square Safety Fixes
    Andover residents can comment on safety proposals included in a draft of MassDOT's road safety audit at a forum scheduled for Monday.

    Read more

    Happening today:

      6:30 pm: Zoning Board of Appeals

      6-8 pm: Downtown Andover Summer Music Series

      Youth Services
      4 pm: Open Gym – Middle School Basketball

      At Memorial Hall Library
      9:30 am: Wiggle Words
      10:15 am: Toddler Tales
      3:30 pm: Dungeons and Dragons for Teens (HS group)
      5 pm: Pokemon Club

      At the Robb Center
      10 am: DMC
      10 am: Scale Modeling
      10 am: Open Art
      10 am: Blood Pressure Clinic
      1 pm: Duplicate Bridge
      2 pm: Ping-Pong
      5 pm: LBGTQ+ Social
      (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

      Happening tomorrow:
      Youth Services
      3:30 pm: Summer Block Party!

      At Memorial Hall Library
      2 pm: Candle Making for Teens

      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
      2 pm: Tai Chi Fan Dancing
      (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

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