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AMY SWEENEY/Staff photo Incumbent state Sen. Barry Finegold, D-Andover, gives out coffee to voters waiting in a two-hour line at the Parthum School in Lawrence. Voters gave him a victory Tuesday over fellow Andover resident Paul Adams.
Courtesy photo by Winslow Townson Emergency workers responded to a tree down on Blanchard Street Monday. About 20 streets had to be fully or partially closed in town. "A lot of the trees that have come down are old, rotted," said police Chief Brian Pattullo.