TGIF, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Saturday, Aug. 5, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

Judges Tosses Lawsuit Against Andover Police

The plaintiffs were seeking $45 million and a "full property tax exemption" in the lawsuit, which also named several Andover officials as defendants.
Judges Tosses Lawsuit Against Andover Police
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A.M. Briefing

Three Things To Know Today
  1. Sidney's Rainbows, the nonprofit advocacy group formed after the May 9 Elm Square tragedy, is offering free babysitting for people with children who want to attend Monday's Elm Square safety forum. See their Facebook page for more info.
  2. Haverhill Street/Route 133 will be closed to traffic today for road work. Work begisn at 7 a.m. today. Expect delays (detour route, map and additional info).
  3. The Andover Water Division will conduct fire flow testing at Merrimack College at 8 a.m. today. Water may be discolored in the area of Elm Street, Brookfied Road, Pine Street and Burton Farm Drive.
  • Today: High of 82 under mostly sunny skies. Clear at night, low of 57.
  • Tomorrow: Partly cloudy, high of 83. A few clouds at night, low of 60.
  • Monday: A stray shower is possible, otherwise a mix of clouds and sun. High of 83. Occassional showrs at night, low of 64.
Check the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

More Local Coverage:

    'Major' Water Line Break On Route 133

    'Major' Water Line Break On Route 133
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    Crash Course: The New AHS Project

    If you haven't been paying close attention to the new Andover High School project's ebbs and flows so far, now is the time to get caught up.

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    Crash Course: The New AHS Project

    Happening today:

      Youth Services
      12 pm: Open Gym – High School Basketball

      9 am- 1pm: Andover Farmers Market

      At Memorial Hall Library
      Friendship Day
      10 am-4 pm: Celebrate Friendship Day

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

      Happening Monday:
      4:30 pm: School Committee Executive Session
      7 pm: Elm Square Safety Forum

      Youth Services
      3:30 pm: Summer Block Party!

      Virtual Events
      7 pm: Doctors and Distillers with author Camper English

      Memorial Hall Library
      10 am: Stories on the Steps
      3-5 pm: Teen Weekly Activity: Skittles Guessing Jar
      3 pm: Magical Fireflies – with Hands on Nature
      3:30 pm: Messy Monday
      4 pm: Friends of Memorial Hall Library Board
      7 pm: Tiny Art Show Opening Night

      At the Robb Center
      9 am: Sunrise Singers
      9 am: Quilting Group
      1 pm: Matinee
      1 pm: Ping-Pong
      1 pm: Hand & Foot
      (see the Robb Center newsletter for more info)

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