A new supermarket, a new law and an old development were among the top five articles this week in Andover. Check them out here.
: 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.
: 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.
: 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."
: 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 , the market will be open from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
: 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.