Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Friday, Aug. 11, courtesy of Andover News.

Today's Top Story

Elm Square Getting Safety Fixes Within Weeks

Work on the short-term fixes -- which could be the most effective -- comes after a months-long dialogue following the death of 5-year-old Sidney Olson in May.
Elm Square Getting Safety Fixes Within Weeks
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A.M. Briefing

  • Today: Sunny, high of 82. Clear tonight, dropping to a low of 57.
  • Tomorrow: More of the same, high of 83. Late night showers with possible hail and gusty winds. Low of 66.
  • Sunday: Thunderstorms likely in the morning, scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 83. Clearing at night, low of 61.
Check the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

More Local Coverage:

    Andover Police Arrest Woman On Cocaine Charge

    It wasn't the first run-in with police for the 26-year-old woman and 38-year-old man.

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    Andover Police Log, Aug. 2-8

    Andover Police Log, Aug. 2-8
    Among the calls that kept Andover police this past week: A man drinking at a bar claiming he was a police officer threating to arrest other patrons, a flasher in a parking lot, and a brawl outside a Downtown restaurant.

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    APS, Union Trade Jabs On Principal's Resignation

    The union that represents Andover Public Schools teachers said Brown's departure is part of an ongoing "administrative leadership crisis" in the school district.

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    APS, Union Trade Jabs On Principal's Resignation

    Happening today:

      Youth Services
      3:30 pm: Summer Block Party!

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

      At the Robb Center
      8:30 am: French Group
      10 am: APC
      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)

      Happening tomorrow:
      9 am- 1pm: Andover Farmers Market

      Youth Services
      12 pm: Open Gym – High School Basketball

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

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

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