Last week, I attended the Statehouse hearing on the ROE Act along with hundreds of other supporters. But many pro-choice people are inattentive, assuming – falsely - that liberal Massachusetts has liberal abortion laws and that our legislature will always vote pro-choice. These assumptions a…
However one feels about legalizing recreational use of marijuana, the current campaign surrounding this issue — it will be Question 4 on the Nov. 8 ballot — has to give one pause.
What better way to celebrate the opening of the Andover High School football season than with a look back at the story of one of Andover’s greatest – and most beloved – coaches: Eugene “Pop” Lovely.
It is a mistake to say that diversity and free expression cannot coexist. And yet, this academic year, on campus after campus, that has been the choice served up: You are either for diversity, equity and inclusion in our communities, or you are for free expression. The strength of our commun…
Terrorism again has violently rocked our country with the deaths of scores of people in Orlando, making it the largest mass shooting in U.S. history. While Congress endlessly “debates” making those semi-automatic high capacity mayhem makers a bit harder to get than a ticket to Hamilton, we a…
It’s a tale of two boards this week with the Board of Selectmen setting goals for Town Manager Andrew Flanagan and the School Committee praising (mostly) Superintendent Sheldon Berman for reaching his goals.
Pres. Obama put it best when he stated that this weekend’s shooting in Orlando could have happened anywhere. It could have happened in Andover. Lawrence. Methuen. North Andover. Haverhill.
The Andover Public Schools’ 2011-2016 Strategic Plan was devised by hundreds of staff and community members. Since being approved by the Andover School Committee in November 2011, this plan has set the direction for the school district. As the five-year period draws to a close, we can look b…
Last week, it was revealed the school department unilaterally changed its policy on the prom, switching from having a king and queen of the prom to a “prom court” that is gender-neutral. The result: two prom kings. That policy, put into effect during the most recent junior prom, was then app…
Sadly and without fanfare, as of last year the name “Grecoe Jewelers” is no longer on Andover’s horizon. But the longest, continuous running business in Town — 81 years — lives on in the thoughts of their loyal customers. Such an accomplishment represents pride of workmanship, attention to d…
This Week's Circulars
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…
- 'This should shock us'
- Police log
- Ladder truck inspected by chief before delivery
- Speaking her mind
- Police log
- Energize Andover participants present findings
- State regulators want better reporting of lost natural gas
- It was all about the kids
- Rollin' on the river
- Andover's Yastrzemski in the midst of amazing big league run