Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


April 18, 2013

News in Brief


The Emmy Award-winning Roche will bring his two decades of Boston sports coverage to entertain at the club’s annual fundraising event that supports the organization’s significant work in the area of youth and adults with developmental disabilities and other youth programming.

The auction will be highlighted with the presentation of the Make a Difference Award. This year’s recipient is the Merrimack Valley YMCA. For ticket information, contact Joanne Heim at or 978-821-8758.

Memorial Day Parade plans set

Andover’s annual Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. The route leads from the intersection of Elm and Florence streets to Main Street, to Punchard Avenue, then Bartlet Street, before ending at the park. In the event of heavy rain, all observances will be held inside Memorial Auditorium.

A collation for all parade participants will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Doherty Middle School.

Any civic, patriotic or fraternal organizations wishing to march should contact the Veterans Services Office at 978-623-8218. As custom, no political activity will be accommodated within or during the parade.

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