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Bancroft School Dedication Ceremony - 10/25

The Town of Andover will be conducting a dedication ceremony for the new Bancroft Elementary School located at 15 Bancroft Road on Saturday, October 25th at 1:00 PM. Public Open House tours will also be held from 1:30 to 4:00 PM. More Information

Fire-Rescue Open House - 10/25

The Andover Fire-Rescue Department will hold its annual open house on Saturday, October 25th from 10:00am to 1:00 pm at the Central Station located at 32 North Main Street. More Information

Fire Water Flow Testing - 10/25

A fire water flow test will be conducted on Saturday, October 25th beginning @ 8:00 a.m. at VICOR CORPORATION, 400 FEDERAL ST. Water may be discolored for a period of time in the FEDERAL ST., RIVER RD., NORTH ST., CHANDLER RD. and SURROUNDING AREAS. To help alleviate the discoloration problem, please run your outside faucet(s) until the water clears.

Curbside Leaf Collection Underway

Curbside leaf collection began on Monday October 20th and will end on Friday December 5th. Fall collection is always the five weeks before Thanksgiving, skips the week of Thanksgiving and finishes up the week following Thanksgiving. More information may be found on page 2 of the Recycling Trash Guide. More Information

Bald Hill Compost Site Fall Schedule

The Bald Hill Compost Site is open through November 30th. Hours are: Wednesdays & Fridays, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm; Saturdays & Sundays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. More Information

Trick or Treat 10/31

Trick or Treat in Andover will be held on Friday, October 31st from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Safety Tips

Water Distribution System Maintenance

The Town is currently conducting water distribution system maintenance and line cleaning operations throughout various areas of Andover. This maintenance will take place on weekdays during the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. Water may be discolored for a period of time. To help alleviate the problem please run your outside spigot(s) until the water clears. Prior to washing any clothing, please make sure to check your water. If any persistent problems occur, please contact the Public Works, Water Division at 978-623-8390 or

CodeRED Emergency Notification System

The 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

BoomerVenture Fall Programs

The BoomerVenture Campus fall semester is now underway and runs through November 13th. Register now by mail or walk-in.
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Committee Members Needed

Much of the business of town government is conducted by appointed volunteers who contribute generously of their time and effort. The Town of Andover currently has approximately 31 appointed commissions, councils, and committees with members typically serving three-year terms. Click here for more information on vacancies and how to apply.

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