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BoomerVenture Spring Programs

New classes are beginning at the Center at Punchard and BoomerVenture. The current session runs from February 23 through May 15. Register now on-line or by mail or walk-in.
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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.

Winter Safety Information

Ice & Cold Water Safety
Safe Winter Driving Tips
General Heating Safety
Chimney & Wood Stove Safety
Space Heaters
Carbon Monoxide Safety
Smoke Alarms

2015 Dog License Renewals & Late Fees

If your dog has not yet been licensed, please come into the Town Clerk’s office from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Dog license renewals received on or after March 1 will be charged a cumulative monthly administrative fee of $5 per month. The underlying renewal fee is $14 for intact dogs and $13 for spayed or neutered dogs with proof from a veterinarian. Do not assume that the Town has your dog’s spay or neuter information on file as this information is now required under a recent change in state law.

You may also register through the mail by sending a check payable to the Town of Andover, a current certificate of rabies vaccination, and proof of spay or neuter to the Town Clerk’s Office, 36 Bartlet Street, Andover, MA 01810. If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s office at (978) 623-8255.

Snowstorm Parking Ban Rules

During a Snowstorm Parking Ban, as declared by the Andover Police Department, there will be no parking allowed on any streets in Andover, except for public safety, public works and public utility vehicles. Also, no vehicles shall be parked or positioned at anytime in such a manner as to interfere with snow removal and sanding operations. Vehicles in violation of these rules shall be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.

Snowstorm parking bans will be announced on two public access television stations (Comcast Ch. 22 and Verizon Ch. 45) and posted on the Town website at andoverma.gov. Residents may also call the Highway Department at 978-623-8426, ext. 11, to find out if a ban has been declared. The parking bans will remain in effect until the notices are removed.

Roof Collapse Advisory

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Snow Removal FAQs

Have questions about snow removal? View snow removal frequently asked questions by clicking the link below, including how the Town prioritizes streets and sidewalks. More Information

Message from Municipal Services on Snow Removal

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Notices of Trash & Recycling Collection Changes

Information in regards to trash/recycling delays will be posted on the Town's website in addition to the local access television channels (Comcast Ch. 22/Verizon Ch. 45), the Town and DPW Facebook and Twitter pages. Information will also be available at 978-623-8350 option 1. In the event of a delay in collections, a town-wide CodeRED call will be placed. CodeRED automatically dials all listed land line telephone numbers. If you have an unlisted number and/or want to add a cell phone you can sign up by clicking here. CodeRED calls are not placed if collections are on their regular schedule.

CodeRED Emergency Notification System

The Town of Andover is now using the CodeRED Emergency Notification System for important telephone notifications. CodeRED is a fast communication service allowing the Town to notify citizens of an emergency or important situation. Please register today by clicking here. More Information

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