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Posted on: March 3, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Storm Information, Delayed Opening for Town Offices, Library, Senior Center

Stay Informed During the Storm

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March 4, 2019 

Andover Public Schools 

Andover Public Schools will be closed on March 4, 2019.

Town Offices, Memorial Hall Library, Senior Center at Punchard - Delayed Open

Town Offices, Memorial Hall Library, and the Senior Center at Punchard will open at 11:00 AM on March 4, 2019. 

Parking Ban - Monday March 4, 2019

A parking ban will be in effect at beginning midnight through 7:00 AM Monday morning (3/4/19). Vehicles parked on town roads after midnight tonight may be ticketed or towed at owners expense.

Trash and Recycling

Solid waste pickup for Monday, March 4, 2019 will proceed as scheduled - unless notified otherwise. Please wait until the morning to bring trash to the curb. 

General Storm Information

Power Outages

In the event of a power outage, please call the National Grid outage line at 1-800-465-1212. If you have life-sustaining equipment, such as oxygen, and have lost power please call 1-800-322-3223. You can also report or view the status outage on National Grid's Power Outage Map. National Grid updates information on this site every 15 minutes. You can download the National Grid App for IOS or Android for easy access on your mobile device. For downed electrical wires please call the Andover Police Department at 978-475-0411 and press 0 for Dispatch.

For Cable/Satellite outages, please contact your provider directly.

Generator Use

All generators, including portable generators,  must be installed by a licensed electrician. A permit must be pulled and the work must be inspected. The generator must be kept a minimum of 10 feet from any structure - and the exhaust must be faced away from the property. Ensure there are working carbon monoxide detectors installed on every habitable level. Never run your generator inside your basement or garage.  


For Snow and Ice related questions please contact the Highway Division at 978-623-8800.

Downed Trees

For downed trees, please contact the Forestry Division at 978-623-8780. For downed trees with wire entanglement, please call the Andover Police Department at 978-475-0411 and press 0 for Dispatch.

Stormwater and Debris

Be sure to keep an eye on areas of your property that are prone to flooding, and make sure storm drains are cleared of debris to make way for additional water flow. Please secure outdoor belongings that could be shifted by strong winds including your trash and recycling containers. Republic Services will make every effort to place your containers back close to your property but strong winds may push these containers back off your property.

Recycling and Trash Collections

For weather-related delays, call 978-623-8700 or sign up for CodeRed for automatic notices. School closings do not automatically coincide with delays in collection.

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