Monday, February 11, 2013
Whoever you're buying for, here are five last minute Valentine's Day gift ideas that can all be accomplished in Andover.
Sure, the historic snow storm that teared through the region could be used as an excuse to why you didn't get a superb Valentine's Day gift for your significant other, but, it's a stretch, and why bother going through the hassel? Head downtown Andover today and net a perfect, one-of-a-kind gift for your Valentine. GIFTS FOR HIM 1. SOMETHING TO WARM UP HIS COLD WINTER NIGHTS Consider a fine sipping liquor for your gentleman. Andover Liquors and Fine Wines can recommend something great, including old favorites, new finds, and a few distilled locally. 2. THE WRITE IDEA Helen Thomas Simply Smashing offers fine pens for all his important hand-written documents, which with any hope will include a love letter or two – to you! 3. AHHHH! Consider …
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
You've put on the lights and ornaments, now show the community your Christmas flair.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Christmas is almost here, and by now most of you who celebrate Christmas have probably decorated your Christmas trees. And now, we want to see them! Click on the "upload photos" button near the photograph above, and upload photos of your evergreen Christmas glory!
Monday, October 15, 2012
Before you start your day here are five things you need to know.
1. Deadline to Register: Remember the deadline to register to vote in November's election is this Wednesday, Oct. 17 (which is also the birthday of a local Patch editor). 2. Curbside Leaf Collection Begins: Curbside leaf collection begins the week of Oct. 15 and will continue through Nov. 30, with the exception of the week of Thanksgiving (11/19 – 11/24). Find more information on the town's website. 3. Housing Partnership: The Andover Housing Partnership meets tonight at 7 p.m. at the town offices, second floor conference room. 4. Gas Prices: Here are some of the lowest unleaded gas prices according to motortrend.com: the Gulf, 65 Main Street – $3.89/gallon; Sunoco, 220 North Main St., $3.93/gallon; Mobil 14 N. Main St., $3.99/gallon. 5. …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
When you're looking for an outdoor excursion close to home, Lorraine Campground is a prime spot.
Managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Lorraine Campground lies within the boundaries of the Harold Parker State Forest. The campground features 89 campsites that are intentionally spread apart throughout wooded areas to give campers a more private camping experience. Camping is offered between late May and early September, and the sites do not have electric or water hookups but do feature picnic tables and a grill.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Check out a deal on photography and a back to school sale downtown.
Here are five things you need to know today: Deal on Dan Doke Photography: Save 82 percent on a photography package at Dan Doke Photography next door in North Reading. Pay $49 for a in-studio or on-location photo shoot package normally $269. Find out more about this Groupon deal here. Back to School at Lyn Evans: Lyn Evans on Main Street is holding a Back to School sale starting at 10 a.m. Find out more here. Gas Prices: Gas has definitely been going down. Here are some of the lowest unleaded gas prices according to motortrend.com: the Gulf, 65 Main Street – $3.59/gallon; Sunoco, 205 North Main Street –$3.61/gallon; Lukoil, Salem Street and Route 125, $3.65/gallon. Weather: Today will bring a 40 percent chance of rain showers with a high …
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
This week's mystery video was filmed at the Andover Town Offices on Bartlet Street.
This week's video was shot at the Andover Town Offices on Bartlet Street next to Doherty School. Andover Patch reader Diane Savoca was the first to answer this week's feature correctly. Thanks to all that participated and make sure to check out the feature next week.
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Andover National clearly dominated the top five this week but we also had some strike activity out on River Road.
Verizon strikers, police activity and little league baseball were all represented in the top five articles this week. Check them out below:
Friday, August 12, 2011
Explore homes on Orchard Crossing in Andover and Rosemont Drive in North Andover.
Welcome to House Hunt, a regular Patch feature every Friday. We'll let you know where the open houses are in the area this week if you're looking for a new home, or just interested to know which ones are up for sale. Here are five open houses in Andover and North Andover on Sunday, Aug. 14.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Stop by the Pole Hill Reservation this weekend to hear the story of a duel in historic Andover.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
After a great history hike earlier this summer in the Skug River Reservation in Andover, the Andover Trails Committee and the Andover Historical Society are teaming up once again this year to deliver the second in their 2-part hike series called “Stories from the Trails.” This hike series features both the natural beauty and unique geology of various Andover properties, as well as the colorful stories of the history related to each property and the surrounding area. This second hike, which is free and open to the public, is on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 1 p.m. at Pole Hill on Pole Hill Drive in Andover. Jane Cairns from the Andover Historical Society will share colorful stories tied to the reservation and surrounding area. This hike consists of …
Friday, July 22, 2011
Play tennis at PA or find out which gas station in downtown has just lowered their price.
Here are five things you need to know today: Open Tennis at PA: All are welcome to the Phillips Academy tennis courts on Dwight Street tonight, and every Friday night, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., weather permitting. All skill levels are welcome. Find out how more here. Five Things To Do This Weekend: Check out all there is to do in Andover throughout the weekend, from wine tastings to Farmers Markets. This feature goes up at 10 a.m. Gas Prices: Here are some of the lowest unleaded gas prices according to motortrend.com: the Gulf, 65 Main Street – $3.73/gallon; Sunoco, 205 North Main Street –$3.74/gallon; Mobil, 14 North Main St.- $3.75/gallon. Weather: There’s a chance of fog before 8 a.m. today, with temperatures rising to a high of 98 …