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Members of the Labor's International Union of America, Local 175 –— a carpenter's union — have been protesting on the public way outside Vicor Coporation at the intersection of Federal Street and River Road since Sept. 13.

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While Raytheon Technologies Corp. CEO Greg Hayes announced the elimination of 15,000 jobs during an investors’ call last week, he also said that the defense part of the business has never been stronger.

Care Dimensions HomeMD program, which provides in-home primary care service for patients 65 years and older who have trouble leaving home, has doubled its service area to cover 45 communities north of Boston, according to a statement.

Q: For months, I have rarely ventured out of my home. Now, I am worried about going out to get my annual flu vaccine. Should I be taking the risk?

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Investigators seized methamphetamines with a $130,000 street value after executing search warrants at the North Andover Auto School and the Lawrence home of the school's owner, Michael Larocque, according to court papers. 

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NORTH ANDOVER — Police said the owner of a North Andover driving school was ordered held on $250,000 cash bail after a joint investigation led to methamphetamine being seized from his home and business.

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Students participating in the hybrid model of education — a mix of remote and in-class learning — returned to classes last Thursday, presented with a completely different environment that they are accustomed to.

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Overrun by large back-to-back bird surrenders, MSPCA locations in Methuen and Boston are hosting plenty of adoptable chickens, conures, parakeets and lovebirds.

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The president of the Andover Education Association says the union is considering an appeal of the state labor board's ruling that a "workplace safety action" Aug. 31 was an illegal strike.

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Andover participated in a group observance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States this year, due to health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Select Board member Alex Vispoli said the roadwork that's being done on Chestnut Street between Central and Main streets is expected to be complete during next year's "paving season," which he says is between May 1 and Oct. 31.

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A former employee of the IRS Service Center in Andover pleaded guilty last week to helping prepare and file at least 70 false tax returns for herself and others, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling.

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A school, homes and businesses were evacuated Tuesday morning on Chestnut Street after a construction company hit a gas main two days after the two-year anniversary of the Merrimack Valley gas disaster, according to Andover police.

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Gathered under a large tent months after they'd planned to, residents stayed 6 feet apart while approving a host of warrant articles, including the $197,825,031 budget and the sale of the Old Town Yard property. 

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ANDOVER — A 35-year fundraising tradition at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church is adapting to the times.

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Eli Haddad, the owner of Eli’s Place, considers his small breakfast and lunch diner among the luckier businesses in Lawrence.

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What began as an act of charitable giving for one young man's bar mitzvah has turned into his mission.

Members of Congress from Massachusetts and New Hampshire joined forces Thursday to write a letter to the EPA seeking more money to clean up the Merrimack River.

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The pandemic didn’t put a damper on the turnout for Andover’s Sept. 1 elections.

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Two women who were sexually abused by the Rev. John J. Gallagher in the 1970s are speaking publicly — for the first time — about their childhood trauma with the hope of empowering other survivors and themselves.

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ANDOVER — The morning after the School Committee voted unanimously to take legal action against the Andover Education Association, teachers who refused to work inside the buildings Monday as part of a “workplace safety action” were back in their classrooms.

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ANDOVER — Town Manager Andrew Flanagan has been able to restore cuts to the town and school operating budgets in the coming fiscal year thanks to an increase in state aid.

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While the pandemic derailed the schedules of many people, businesses and projects, the renovations at Andover’s senior center are expected to be finished on time in April, 2021.

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Hiking 1,000 miles in 56 days would be hard enough. But then having to raise $250,000 while doing it? That's taking it to another level.

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The track and field area behind the Doherty Middle School and within the World War I Memorial Playstead has been named The Tucker Family Field after longtime community advocates Susan and Michael Tucker and their sons, who were star athletes during their time in the Andover Public School system.

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After receiving what he calls a number of “attacks,” Sobhan Namvar, who was tasked with heading up Andover’s newly formed DIVERSE Division, has “stepped back” into his former role as community support coordinator for the Police Department.

The Boston Celtics have honored a local woman for her dedicated work to help others during the extreme upheaval of the coronavirus pandemic.

BOSTON — As lawmakers huddle over a proposed overhaul of policing in Massachusetts, open government advocates are pressing for greater access to records of law enforcement misconduct.

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