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Short-term School Committee AppointmentThe School Committee and Board of Selectmen are seeking applicants to fill the School Committee seat vacated by Barbara L’Italien, who was recently elected to the State Senate. The two boards will jointly fill the seat by appointment until the next Town Election on March 24th. Interested Andover residents should submit a letter of interest to the Town Manager no later than noon on Friday, January 30th. Preference may be given to applicants with prior public board experience. Questions may be addressed to the Town Clerk, Larry Murphy at (978) 623-8255.
2015 Dog License InformationThe 2015 Dog Licenses were mailed December 12th. Residents are now able to renew their dog’s registration at the Town Clerk’s Office from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Renewals will also be accepted through the mail by sending a check payable to the Town of Andover along with the required documentation to the Town Clerk's Office, 36 Bartlet Street, Andover, MA 01810.
The fee for spayed or neutered dogs is now $13.00 with proof from a veterinarian. Intact dogs are $14.00. All dogs must have proof of a current rabies vaccination. The Town’s renewal notice will indicate the information we have on file regarding rabies vaccination expiration and gender. If our information is not accurate, supplemental documentation from a veterinarian is required. All supporting documents will be returned to the pet owner.
Renewals received after February 27th will be assessed a cumulative administrative fee of $5.00 per month.
BoomerVenture Winter ProgramsDon’t hibernate this winter! New classes are beginning at the Center at Punchard and BoomerVenture. The current session runs from November 24 to February 13. Register now on-line or by mail or walk-in.
Snowstorm Parking Ban RulesDuring a Snowstorm Parking Ban, as declared by the Andover Police Department, there will be no parking allowed on any streets in Andover, except for public safety, public works and public utility vehicles. Also, no vehicles shall be parked or positioned at anytime in such a manner as to interfere with snow removal and sanding operations. Vehicles in violation of these rules shall be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.
Snowstorm parking bans will be announced on two public access television stations (Comcast Ch. 22 and Verizon Ch. 45) and posted on the Town website at andoverma.gov. Residents may also call the Highway Department at 978-623-8426, ext. 11, to find out if a ban has been declared. The parking bans will remain in effect until the notices are removed.
CodeRED Emergency Notification SystemThe Town of Andover is now using the CodeRED Emergency Notification System for important telephone notifications. CodeRED is a fast communication service allowing the Town to notify citizens of an emergency or important situation. Please register today by clicking here. More Information
Snow Plow Contractors WantedThe Town of Andover is looking for skilled, qualified and experienced drivers with their own plow truck to provide plowing services for the winter of 2014-2015. Drivers must be responsible for an assigned route and follow all conditions as set forth by the Town of Andover in the "Requirements for Hire Form". Drivers must have experience with snow removal, must be able to respond when needed, 24/7. Call-out time for plowing is determined by the Highway Superintendent or his designee.
Sub-contractors must possess the following to be considered:
- Valid Massachusetts Drivers License.
- Commercial Plates.
- Clean Driving Record from RMV.
- Vehicles with a minimum of 19,000 GVW or larger. Pickups will not be considered.
Interested parties are to respond to this advertisement. Please include all available equipment to be considered. If equipment meets the Town's needs, a Snow Contractor Package including Requirements for Hire will be e-mailed back. Call 978-623-8350, x513 or email@example.com.