Top Five Articles This Week
Find out which articles made the top five this week.
A new supermarket, a new law and an old development were among the top five articles this week in Andover. Check them out here.
Police Cracking Down On Texting While Driving: Electronic signs have been popping up recently around Andover, reminding citizens of the Massachusetts state law passed last August that made texting while driving illegal. Find out how the ban is working in Andover.
Taylor Cove Developers Want State to Define Boundaries: The convoluted saga of Taylor Cove will be going to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection as the lawyers for Taylor Cove Development, LLC declined to move forward in their hearing with the Conservation Commission. The developers have been attempting to build condominiums in an area off of River Street under the name of Taylor Cove.
Andover Residents Show Excitement with New Supermarket: Many came to celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Stop & Shop in Shawsheen Plaza, including New England Patriots place kicker Stephen Gostkowski and a capella group "Ball in the House."
Andover Farmers' Market Returns for 5th Season: The Andover Farmers’ Market is coming back bigger and better than ever! Celebrating its 5th Anniversary, the Andover Farmer Market is open every Saturday, beginning June 25 through Oct. 8. Located on the property surrounding the historic Amos Blanchard House at 97 Main Street, home of the Andover Historical Society, the market will be open from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sewer Rate Increases by 12 Cents: The Andover Board of Selectmen voted to approve a sewer rate increase last week caused by a general increase in costs in the sewer department. The board voted 3-2, with Alex Vispoli and Paul Salafia opposed, to increase the sewer rate from $3.09 per 10 cubic feet of water to $3.21 per cubic feet of water.