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Curbside Leaf Collection Ending - 12/5

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

Snow Plow Contractors Wanted

The 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

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

BoomerVenture Winter Programs

The BoomerVenture Campus winter semester runs from November 24 to February 13. Register now by mail or walk-in.
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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

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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