Here are five things you need to know today:
Free Calls to Japan: In order to help families connect, Comcast is offering free phone calls to Japan for all of their “Xfinity Voice and Business Class Voice customers,” according to the Comcast site. All charges for phone calls made to Japan from March 11 to April 10 will be removed from your bill. See more info here.
Jackpot Still Going: The pot for Mega Millions has now risen to $312 million without any winners yet. A variety of shops carry the lottery in Andover including Richdales, Mobil Stations on River Road and Lowell Street, Barrons and Andover Liquors. Check out more about the Mega Millions here.
When Pensions Went Public: And this is where it all began: the introduction of the public employee pension. It was on this day in 1818 that the first pensions for government work were approved by the US Congress. This fun fact was provided by On-This-Day.com.
Weather: Today should be sunny with a high temperature around 41 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. A northwest wind should blow through Andover between 6 and 11 miles per hour and 21 mile per hour gusts. Tonight should be clear for the most part and carry a low temperature near 20 degrees.
Gas Prices: Here are some of the lowest unleaded gas prices in Andover according to motortrend.com: the Gulf, 65 Main Street – $3.47/gallon BP, Route 125 and Salem Street- $3.47/gallon; Sunoco 205 North Main Street –$3.49/gallon.
Check out all of the events happening in Andover today at our events calendar.