The evolution of a new department — or perhaps more appropriately its birth pains — was described to the Recreation Committee by the town manager at a meeting this month. The manager first mentioned the probability that, at some future time, the recreation and park departments will be merged.
25 Years Ago
While New Englanders hit the slopes or pursue some other recreational endeavor over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Andover Postmaster Tony Mendoza will be organizing the long-anticipated post office move to its new quarters on Stevens Street.
Andover drivers are going to have to get used to the new four-way stop signs near Town Hall. Lt. Phillip Froburg says police stopped about 100 violators at Bartlet and Chestnut streets during a recent weekend.