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m (New page: Memorial Hall Library served as a day shelter when an early snow storm on October 29, left 90% of Andover households without power. On Sunday, October 30, the library extended Sunday hours...)
 
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Memorial Hall Library served as a day shelter when an early snow storm on October 29, left 90% of Andover households without power. On Sunday, October 30, the library extended Sunday hours until 7pm. During the library's normal hours (9am to 9pm) on Monday, October 31, Tuesday, November 1, and Wednesday, November 2,  residents came to the library for warmth, to use computers, and to charge electronic devices; every available plug, chair, public computer and wifi connection was in use for most of the day.   
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The home at 9 Locke Street in Andover was built in 1897. From that time until 1912, the house was called the Sphinx ClubIt belonged to a secret society associated with Phillips Academy. No further information has been discovered.
 
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The library staff welcomed the chance to serve as a community meeting center. The residents were most grateful and expressed thanks throughout the long ordeal.
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The town offices were closed on Monday, October 31, but reopened on Tuesday, November 1. Schools reopened November 2.
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*[http://andover.patch.com/articles/don-t-have-power-library-is-open-and-welcoming-residents Don't Have Power? Library is Open and Welcoming Residents] ''Andover Patch'', October 31, 2011
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*[http://andover.patch.com/articles/video-library-doubles-as-shelter-during-aftermath Library Doubles as a Shelter During Aftermath], ''Andover Patch'',  November 1, 2011 (Video)
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*"Owners of Andover home embrace its mysterious past," ''Eagle Tribune,'' November 26, 2006.
*"Andover Library an Oasis for Power-Hungry Residents, ''Andover Townsman'', November 1, 2011, page 1&3.
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*"A Storm of Historic Proportions:, ''Eagle Tribune'', November 2, 2011, page 1 & page 4.
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*[http://www.andovertownsman.com/townspeople/x2039720626/Many-townspeople-make-best-of-powerless-situation Many Townspeople Make the Best of a Powerless Situation], ''Andover Townsman'', November 3, 2011
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*"Waiting Out the Cold', ''Andover Townsman'', November 3, 2011, page 1 &  page 4.
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*"Power Outage Brings out the Best in Many"(editorial), Andover Townsman, November 3, 2011, page 9.  
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 11:51, November 7, 2011; updated June 13, 2012 (EST)
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The home at 9 Locke Street in Andover was built in 1897. From that time until 1912, the house was called the Sphinx Club. It belonged to a secret society associated with Phillips Academy. No further information has been discovered.


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  • "Owners of Andover home embrace its mysterious past," Eagle Tribune, November 26, 2006.


--Kim 13:20, June 14, 2012 (EDT) back to Main Page