Monday, February 25, 2013
Town officials and committee members will present a concept plan for the new youth center at the Public Safety Center Thursday evening.
Monday, February 25
The Andover Youth Center Building Committee will conduct a presentation on the concept plans for the Cormier Youth Center to be located behind the Doherty Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Training Room at the Andover Public Safety Center on North Main Street. The AYC Building Committee will review the preliminary plans for the Cormier Youth Center and address questions from the public. Please use the Public Safety Center's main entrance - the Training Room is located on the right off of the main foyer entrance. Parking is available in the public parking lot behind the Memorial Hall Library. The presentation will be cablecast live on Channel 22 for Comcast customers and Channel 45 for Verizon customers.
Monday, July 23, 2012
The Youth Center Building Committee has chosen one of five finalist bids for the new Youth Center's architectural work
After garnering approval from voters to spend $2 million of town funds, the new Youth Center, to be located behind Doherty School, now has an architect, according to an article on Boston.com. The Youth Center Building Committee has accepted a bid from two architectural firms that went for the job as a partnership, Andover-based Rob Bramhall Architects, Inc., and CBT Architects, of Boston. Fundraising continues for the youth center, however, and organizers are looking to add to the $3.8 million in donations already collected. Read the full article on Boston.com.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Town Meeting approved a $2 million contribution to the construction of a youth center.
The children of Andover will be receiving a new, 20,000 square foot youth center that will sit behind Doherty School after voters at Special Town Meeting approved a $2 million expense for the design and construction of the new facility. Over 1,500 people jammed into Andover High School for the meeting, with a large majority having to sit on stage at the Collins Center or in the cafeteria, voting from an audio feed. Andover voters spoke passionately for and against the project, which is receiving a $2.2 million private contribution through fundraising by Andover Youth Services. In the end, voters approved the expense and allowed the construction of the $4.2 million facility. The $2 million would be borrowed over a period of 20 years and …