Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


April 4, 2013

All Those Years Ago


25 Years Ago March 31, 1988

Fresh from a victory in the only contested election he has faced in his 10-plus years as town moderator, James Doherty’s message is clear—don’t expect him to run the annual Town Meeting any differently.

Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman talks to Andover High students about his experience as a musician. Stoltzman was in town Tuesday, March 22 to perform at the Collins Center for the performing arts.

The cost of mailing a first class letter will rise to 25 cents on Sunday, April 3, but Middlesex –Essex MSC Manager Nancy L. George urges customers not to wait until the last minute to make their new stamp purchases.

Kathryn L. Mulvey, daughter of Donald and Nancy Mulvey, 104 High Plain Road, has been inducted into the Order of the Golden Fleece, the oldest and highest honorary society of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Almost 200 West Junior High School students will be heading to the Chamber Repertory Theatre’s nationally acclaimed production of Encore!! next month. The students will be in Boston’s Colonial Theatre Wednesday April 6.

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    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES/Courtesy photo Dr. Howard Koh will step down as U.S. assistant secretary for health after five years to rejoin Harvard School of Public Health this fall in a new position in its Department of Health Policy and Management.

    Koh to rejoin Harvard School of Public Health Posted 7 days ago 1 Photo
  • 48 locals to pedal in Pan-Mass Challenge Posted 7 days ago

    Courtesy photo Hannah Currie is spending 10 days this summer becoming immersed in the music industry at GRAMMY Camp in Los Angeles.

    Currie hits note at LA's GRAMMY Camp Posted 7 days ago 1 Photo
  • South Church names new senior pastor Posted 14 days ago

    COURTESY PHOTO Andover residents Patrick James, left, Adam Geaslen, Ryan Byrd and Dan Bryant claimed first place at the 35th annual Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence Golf Tournament at Indian Ridge Country Club in town.

    Local foursome aces Boys & Girls Club tourney Posted 14 days ago 2 Photos

    COURTESY PHOTO The Marble sisters --Anna, 8, left, and Isabel, 11 -- post-donatin to Locks of Love.

    Sisters pair up to donate pony tails to Locks of Love Posted 14 days ago 4 Photos
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    DESI SMITH/Staff photo Former Andover residents Dana Cohen and his wife, Ginny, back, left, have regularly hosted foreign exchange students since 1989. Farrah Moussa, back right, from Egypt, and Paula Valverde, front right, from Spain, are the latest students to spend a year with the Cohens, who now live in Gloucester.

    Former Andover couple welcomes exchange students for quarter-century Posted 14 days ago 4 Photos
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    FILE PHOTO Jay Leno, who honed his comedy skills growing up in Andover, will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this fall during a performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington.

    In good comedy company Posted 21 days ago 2 Photos

    ACT 3.jpg Susan Stott, third from left, accepts the Opening Doors to Affordable Housing in Andover Award from Andover Community Trust directors, from left, Don Schroeder, treasurer; John Pearson, president; and Joan Johnson, clerk.

    Affordable housing advocates honored Posted 21 days ago 2 Photos

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    Townspeople in the News Posted 21 days ago 1 Photo

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