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Andover Among Top 25 Safest Towns, Says Report

Andover is tops, according to this recent report.

Credit: Patch file photo
Credit: Patch file photo
Andover was ranked No. 23 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.

The Safewise.com list, released last week, highlighted Andover's after school programs, and other programming for kids. Safewise is a home security review resource.

Sudbury earned the top spot on the list. Newton was ranked No. 38.

"An affluent town in Essex County, Andover is a dynamic community that offers residents a high degree of community responsiveness and a diverse collection of recreational activities," said the report. 

Safewise.com reported the following statistics for Andover:
  • Violent crimes per 1,000 residents: .68
  • Property crimes per 1,000 residents: 8.59 

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