It started with a popular musical comedy-drama television show that ended four years ago. And like high-schoolers across the country, Andover High School singers and dancers caught the show's unique choir fever and they still have it.
The Friends of the Andover Memorial Hall Library and the town's Fire, Police and Public Works departments sponsored the annual vehicle night Tuesday, July 16. The library parking lot was converted into a display of large trucks and a variety of police vehicles for kids to view, climb inside …
The first-ever town-sponsored weekday concert for kids was a hit as scores of youngsters danced and giggled while enjoying the show. Parents and other caregivers brought lawn chairs and also enjoyed the show geared t[kids ages 1 to 6.
We've heard of Amber alerts that help police find missing children. Now, one Andover resident has stretched the Amber alert sphere to include parrots when she posted a "missing parrot alert" on Facebook last Thursday night.
As Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston aims to raise $60 million for life-saving cancer research and patient care, thousands of bike riders are taking part in the hospital's Pan-Mass Challenge to raise money. Thirty-three riders are from Andover.
This summer marks a hallmark first for St. Louis, America’s Chess capital, as the Saint Louis Chess Club will host national championships showcasing the best of American junior and senior chess.
On his passing in 1918, the Reverend Charles C. Carpenter was remembered as a dedicated missionary, local historian and tireless researcher. “C. C. C.”, as he was widely known, was fascinated by the world around him. When he was 10-years-old he began a diary charting his daily events, discov…
The Andover Center for History and Culture will open the Andover Farmers' Market for its 13th and final season Saturday, June 22 before the weekly event is taken on by new leadership.
Eight local clergy spent a recent morning together to help build a house with Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity and many of them are from Andover congregations.
Justice Louis Scolnik of Andover, was presented with the ACLU of Maine’s annual award at an event at the University of Southern Maine in Portland, Maine,on June 6.
Three local fire chiefs, including Andover's Mike Mansfield, were recently awarded Community Service Awards by The Professional Center for Child Development at their annual Spring Gala.
During the 1800s, Syrians and Armenians were among the French Canadian, Irish and Italian immigrants who settled in the Merrimack Valley. Many found work on area farms and in local woolen mills. Sarkis Colombosian and his wife, Rose, came from Armenia in 1922. His parents gave them a milk ro…
More than 15 women volunteers worked together to help build affordable homes in Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build day in Andover on May 11 at 8 Lupine Road.
Congregation Beth Israel of the Merrimack Valley, located at 6 Dundee Park in Andover, recently hosted a program, "Recalling Havana," featuring the immigrant story of a local Cuban native.
From demolishing a deck to mixing 5,280 pounds of concrete to replacing a tub with an accessible shower, 43 South Church high schoolers and 13 adults kept busy over spring break helping low income homeowners in Virginia on a mission trip.
In the immediate aftermath of the gas fires and explosions that tore through the communities of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover on Sept. 13, 2018, it was ‘trust,’ said Gov. Charlie Baker, that made swift action of the collaborative effort to assist the thousands of residents and business…
More than 200 people gathered at the Andover Country Club on May 1 to celebrate 19 of Andover’s unsung heroes honored at the Rotary Club of Andover’s annual Citizens Who Care gala.
It was anything but a typical Little League parade as former big-league pitcher Curt Schilling was on-hand as a special guest to throw out the first pitch on Saturday.
Sgt. Daniel M. Clark, aka “The Singing Trooper,” performed for nearly 350 guests in Andover, at least 100 of whom were veterans, at the Andover Country Club last Friday night as part of the pre-race dinner for the Run for the Troops 5K fundraiser.
For the first time in over 100 years, a Hawaiian resident recently went to Washington, D.C., as the guest of a historical family.
Charles L. Carter was born in Georgetown, Mass., on Aug. 28, 1833. At the age of 34 he arrived in Andover, having just accepted the position of Innkeeper at the Mansion House on the Phillips Academy campus.
The Andover Village Improvement Society, or AVIS, kicked off its 125th anniversary celebration with the 2019 annual meeting and dinner Wednesday night at the Andover Country Club.
This Week's Circulars
Lawrence Formerly of Andover - Mr. Barry Edward Connors, an Andover Townie and a more recent resident of Lawrence, passed away at home, after a valiant battle with cancer, on Wednesday morning, October 30, 2019. He was 74 years old. The second of The Baron (George) and Margaret's five boys, …
- Increasing pension costs a threat to town
- Too much at stake for families to rush school start time decision
- 'He was happy'
- Embracing school start time changes for the good of teens
- Bucking the bullying trend
- Church's Reading Room closes downtown chapter
- Public invited to rate town manager
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- EEE cancels overnight camping, so scouts ride bikes instead