Television ads featuring people sharing their perceptions about driving after consuming cannabis, alcohol, or other drugs are rolling out as part of a public service campaign targeting men ages 18 to 34.

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Child rapist Wayne Chapman is being treated for health problems at an undisclosed medical facility in Boston, despite being listed by the state Sex Offender Registry as homeless, his attorney said last week.

10 Apple Blossom Road: Joel F. and Lisa B. Pyser to Apple Blossom Road RT and Stephen R. Crompton, $810,000

Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives will tour New England this fall for a special cultural and history theater program, visiting Andover along the way.

The captain of the boat that capsized just after noon on Saturday at the mouth of the Merrimack River has been released from a nearby hospital, Coast Guard officials said.

Schools will open for the new year next week, but teachers are already in school.

Sixteen-year-old Ashley Kendrigan, an Andover High student, has been playing soccer since elementary school — and it is paying off.

The following information was taken from reports on file at the Andover Police Department:


A sunny day and bright, blue water greeted the 14 community leaders pausing in Haverhill on their two state, 117-mile journey down the Merrimack River.


Emilia Sanz-Rios knows what she's talking about.

Labor leaders are urging lawmakers to move quickly to override Gov. Charlie Baker's veto of a proposal giving unions more access to public sector workers.

An unknown amount of natural gas is seeping into the atmosphere from aging underground pipes, fouling the environment, creating public safety hazards and costing the state’s energy consumers.

It's all about working together.

49 Abbot St.: Joel H. and Erlinda Parks to Jon and Virginia Anderson, $895,000

Participants of Energize Andover's 2019 Building Energy Bootcamp presented their findings to town leaders and community members last week.

Two esteemed Japanese artists — an organist and a violinist — will visit Andover next week as they prepare for a local tribute concert honoring the late Yuko Hayashi, who was a well-known professor of organ at New England Conservatory.

A state commission is recommending professional licensing for the recovery coaches who are increasingly sent to emergency rooms, drug treatment centers and courtrooms to help addicts get clean.

The following information was taken from reports on file at the Andover Police Department:

Prior to the delivery of a $1 million ladder truck that is too tall to fit under the Horn Bridge, fire Chief Michael Mansfield inspected the vehicle that now has been sent back to the manufacturer for adjustments.

The news was truly music to Tessa Barcelo's ears.

Town leaders say they want to limit increases in property tax bills for homeowners.

The $8.5 million Route 28 bridge replacement project has been completed after more than two years of work.


A local handyman is giving back to senior citizens in and around the Merrimack Valley with a service he knows best: Home repairs and installations.


They climbed aboard, beeped a few horns and simply marveled at the size of the trucks.

Andover Selectman Dan Koh is on an extensive witness list for the extortion case against two of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s top aides in U.S. District Court.

Brides Across America, the non-profit organization that benefits American troops by making wedding dreams come to reality through special events and bridal attire gifts, is partnering with Vera Wang.

Gov. Charlie Baker has wielded his veto pen every year since taking office in 2015, in part, to fulfill his campaign pledges to reduce government spending and weed earmarks from the state budget.

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Palm Desert, CA - Gloria, who was born in Haverhill, was the beloved daughter of the late Bernard and Sadye Glagovsky and the devoted niece of the late William Glagovsky. She and her four sisters grew up in a loving home and wonderful family neighborhood near Walnut Square. She was predeceas…