50 Years Ago— Oct. 18, 1962
Members of the Andona Society of Andover have been busy making plans and decorations for their first event of the year, the Harvest Ball, to be held Friday, Oct. 26, at the Andover Country Club.
Active members of the community, who devote part of their time to municipal service, can be the hardest hit by provisions of the conflict-of-interest law. Thus many boards and committees will find themselves without the services of these men and women, if the law becomes effective in its present form.
“Meet the Candidates Night,” sponsored by the League of Women Voters, will take place Friday evening at 8 in the Andover High School auditorium. Candidates for U.S. Congressman in the newly consolidated 5th Congressional District, Congressman Thomas J. Lane, Democrat of Lawrence, and F. Bradford Morse, Republican of Lowell, have been invited to participate. However, Mr. Lane has declined.
25 Years Ago— Oct. 15, 1987
The Planning Board voted Tuesday night to seize a $14,300 Subdivision Performance Guarantee bond from developer Arthur Kalogianis and use the town funds to complete unfinished storm drainage work for Kalogianis’ Olympic Village II subdivision project.
Planning Board Chairman Michael Houghton has responded forcefully to allegations by the Andover League of Women Voters that the board violated Open Meeting Law. Robert J. Bender, Assistant District Attorney for Essex County, informed Houghton last week of a written complaint filed by Jean Salazar, League president, contending subcommittee meetings of the board had met without proper notification of the public.
The Andover Chamber of Commerce has expressed appreciation to the Andover police department for its patrolling of the downtown business district.