Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


June 5, 2014

Town Briefs

DCS Summer Open House at Pomps Pond

The Department of Community Services is holding a Summer Open House Information Session on Wednesday, June 11, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pomps Pond off Abbot Street.

The event will offer an opportunity for people to learn more about DCS programs. The DCS summer staff for the Drop-In Playground, Beach Buddies, All Day Discovery, Outer Limits and Kidsports programs as well as the Pomps Pond lifeguards will all be on hand to talk about the various offerings.

The open house will cover the basics about how the programs are run, what happens in a weather event, information about Pomps Pond and swim lessons, news about field trips and more. Families are invited to come with their children, questions and comments. Call 978-623-8274 for more.

Free estate planning presentation

Certified elder law attorneys Patrick Curley and Lucy Budman will offer a free presentation, “Spring Cleaning for Your Estate Planning,” on Monday, June 9, at 1:30 p.m. at the Andover Senior Center, 30 Whittier Court.

Topics will include MassHealth and the five-year, look-back period for nursing home benefits, trusts, probate and avoiding planning mistakes that can lead to unnecessary taxes, especially upon the ultimate sale of the family home.

To reserve a seat, call Curley Law Firm, LLP at 781-245-2222, ext. 10, or visit to learn about other scheduled presentations. If unable to attend, contact the firm to request a free DVD of the presentation.

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