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Wednesday Night Concerts in The Park

Enjoy a variety of musical entertainment Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at The Park Bandstand (Chestnut & Bartlet streets). In the case of inclement weather, all performances will take place inside the WW I Memorial Auditorium (adjacent to The Park, 36 Bartlet Street) on the same date. More Information

Fire Hydrant Maintenance Work – 7/21-25

Contractors will be performing scheduled maintenance on fire hydrants on the streets listed below. Water service will be disrupted during the daytime hours on the dates noted. Drivers may experience detours and delays at some locations.

Monday 7/21: Cuba St, 41 Red Spring Rd, 6 & 26 Shawsheen Rd, Moraine St, 65 Red Spring Rd
Tuesday 7/22: No Scheduled Shutdowns
Wednesday 7/23: 43-100 Abbott St, 120-135 Abbott St, 21-38 Phillips St
Thursday 7/24: Chandler Circle, 117 Lowell St, 3 Chandler Cir, 59-110 Lowell St, 276 North Main St, 71 Andover St, 5 Blood Rd, 5-10 Dascomb Rd
Friday 7/25: 2 Homestead Cir, 21-51 Argilla Rd, Newman Hill Dr, Meadow View Ln, 1 & 2 Rose Glen, 51- 100 Argilla Rd, Ruggerio Way, Fairfax Rd, Cattle Crossing, Dorset Cir, Midland Cir, 1 -2 Penecook Pl, Strawberry Hill Rd, Rennie Dr, 11 Argilla Rd.

AYS RISE Summer Program

Andover Youth Services is now accepting registrations for it 2014 RISE Summer Program for six through ninth grade students. Programs begin on June 30th. Register on-line or at the AYS Office located at 37 Pearson Street. More Information

Sidewalk Replacement Work

The Department of Municipal Services, Highway Division will be replacing sidewalks on both sides of Windsor Street, both sides of Kensington Street, and the south side of Morton Street between Main Street and Bartlet Street over the next few months. Repairs will also be made to the sidewalk on Poor Street. Questions can be addressed to (978) 623-8426 or

Committee Members Needed

Much of the business of town government is conducted by appointed volunteers who contribute generously of their time and effort. The Town of Andover currently has approximately 31 appointed commissions, councils, and committees with members typically serving three-year terms. Click here for more information on vacancies and how to apply.

BoomerVenture Summer Program

BoomerVenture's "Spring Into Summer" series kicks off on May 27th and runs through August 11th at the Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court. Registration is going on now. More Information

Andover Named “Tree City USA” (15th Yr.)

The National Arbor Day Foundation has once again named Andover as a Tree City. The 30 year program is sponsored by the NADF in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the USDA Forest Service. The award recognizes cities and towns for their comprehensive tree-care programs and their commitment to planting new trees. This is the 15th year Andover has received the recognition. More Information

“Solarize Andover” Initiative

Andover has been selected to participate in the Solarize Mass Program sponsored by the Mass Clean Energy Center and the Mass Department of Energy Resources. Solarize Mass seeks to increase the adoption of small-scale solar electricity in participating communities through a competitive tiered pricing structure that increases the savings for everyone as more home and business owners sign contracts. More Information

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