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New Andover Patch Editor
Today is Thursday, May 23. Here are five things you need to know. Warm Rain: Temperatures are expected to be in the high 70s most of the day, with rain throughout the day as well.
15 hrs ago
NAHS Senior Helps Bring National Victory for State Gymnastics Team
North Andover High School senior Jessica Whitehead represented North Andover and Massachusetts in the Senior Showcase Invitational in Fort Myers, Fla., recently.
Wed May 22, 2013
Town Meeting Approves ESCO, Kittredge Gym, Chickens and More
Hundreds of residents turned out at North Andover High School Tuesday night for Town Meeting.
Advisers go from hero to zero
Let's say you have a health problem and you visit two or three internists. Chances are good you would receive a similar diagnosis and treatment from each doctor.
Tue May 21, 2013
Cyclist Medflighted after Crashing in Harold Parker
Andover Fire received a call Sunday morning regarding a mountain biker that took hard spill on a steep trail in Harold Parker Forest.
Andover Boy Plays the Chef at Rockingham Mall
A host of area children attended the "Lil Chef" program at the Mall at Rockingham Park, where children learned out to create tasty treats from basic ingredients.
Memorial Hall Library Creates 'Makerspace' for the Community
This summer, Memorial Hall Library is creating a Makerspace, which in a nut shell is a "collaborative learning environments where people come together to share materials and learn new skills." Called the Beehive for Community Creativity and Gathering, this "Makerspace" will feature several events at the library each month for adults to learn, ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Tewksbury trails effort is $35,000 closer to fruition
Wheels are in motion on plans to bring more biking and walking trails to town, after the citizen-led group Tewksbury Rail Trails secured $35,000 in funds at Town Meeting earlier this month.
Restoring the Past - Ridgewood Cemetery Restores a Garden Cemetery
On Thursday, May 23, the Board of Trustees of the Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover anxiously await the return and re-installation of the Cemetery's bronze gates marking the entrance to the Cemetery for over 100 years.
Should Marijuana Dispensaries Be Blocked?
Massachusetts recently passed a law legalizing medical marijuana. And that means medical marijuana dispensaries will soon be popping up all over the Bay State.
Sun May 19, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The need for charters
Even though Massachusetts has been a leader in reforming public education, it is clear that more needs to be done.
Sat May 18, 2013
Fri May 17, 2013
North Andover Barber Shop Has New Owner
Diane Nocco started cutting hair when she was 16 years old. Her grandfather and father were barber -- the family owns Bob's in Tewksbury -- and she and her sister both decided to follow in the family trade.
Scabies Outbreak at CLASS, Inc. Facilities
A series of health and safety violations led to a Scabies outbreak at CLASS, Inc., a facility that provides job training and placement, on site production work, day habilitation and other services to assist developmentally disabled adults, according to their website .
Thu May 16, 2013
Two Powerball tickets worth $1m sold in Mass. as jackpot climbs to $550m
Though no one won last night's Powerball jackpot, two individuals who purchased Powerball tickets at Pittsfield and Andover convenience stores have won the game's second-tier prize of $1 million, the Massachusetts Lottery said.
Land Purchase to Pave Way for Regional River Path
With the approval of two articles at Town Meeting last week, the Andover Trails Committee is now looking forward to the preservation of an 11-acre parcel of land that will be a key part in a future river path.
Tue May 14, 2013
How Can I Get Rid of Yard Waste?
How Can I Get Rid of Yard Waste? Curbside Spring Leaf Collection is now underway in Andover through Saturday June 1. Spring leaf collection begins five weeks before Memorial Day and the week of Memorial Day.
Weekend Break Suspects Were Teens
Remember that weekend break-in that spurred a manhunt? It turns out the suspects were teens.
What Would You Do with $350 Million Powerball Jackpot?
The Powerball jackpot will hit $350 million for Wednesday's drawing. Though not the largest Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri.
Trader Joe's in North Andover? Not Likely
If there's one thing many North Andover residents seem to agree on, it's a desire to see Trader Joe's open up a store in North Andover.