Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


September 5, 2013

Town Briefs


Final ‘Stories from the Trails’ hike

The third and final historical hike of this season’s “Stories from the Trails” series takes place Sunday, Sept. 8, starting at 1 p.m.

The hike will begin at the Skug River Reservation in Andover. Jane Cairns from the Andover Historical Society and Alan French of the Andover Trails Committee will share colorful stories tied to the reservation and surrounding area.

The 2 1/2-hour hike will consist of relatively easy walking. Parking is available in the Skug River Reservation lot on Salem Street and around the corner on Wagon Wheel Road. The hike series has been presented by the Andover Trails Committee and the Andover Historical Society.

Admission is free. For more information or to learn about other events, visit or email David Bunting of the Andover Trails Committee at

Girl Scouts fall sign-ups Oct. 1

Andover Girl Scouts will hold their fall sign-ups on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Center for Education, 35 Essex St., Andover. Interested girls are invited to come make new friends, learn outdoor skills, participate in art and science projects and help out their community.

Admission to the informational session is free. The annual Girl Scout membership fee is $25. For more information, visit


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