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Dynamics Research Corp.(DRC) is headquartered on Frontage Road in Andover.  The company provides cost, quality and program management services to the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy as well as government agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service.  The company's main goal is to help the military decide when to repair older weapons systems and helps civilian agencies run specialized programs.
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In the late 1880's Moses Stevens connected the Marland Mills - one in Andover, one in Haverhill, and one in North Andover - by telephone.  This was the first telephone in Andover. Moses Stevens had bought Marland Mills from Abraham Marland in 1879.
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In the 1958 dial telephones came to Andover.  The first exchange was Greenleaf (475).  Andover originally had a 617 area code.  It was first changed to 508 and finally to 978 in 1977.
  
Dynamics Research Corp. indicated a drop in business in 2005 that they claim is the result of increased funds for the Iraq War.  According to 2005 figures, the company employs just under 2,000 people, 300 of whom work in Andover.  They have won a number of military contracts since 2005.
 
  
 
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*"Dynamics: War cools business in Andover", ''The Eagle Tribune'', May 5, 2005.
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=103693&t=historical%20sketches%20of%20andover&tp=title&d=0&hc=7&rt=title ''Historical Sketches of Andover''] by Sarah Loring Bailey, (974.45 Bai), p.590
*"Andover's Dynamics to help train troops", ''The Eagle Tribune'', June 23, 2005.
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=487303&t=andover%20a%20century%20of%20change&tp=keyword&d=0&hc=2&rt=keyword''Andover a Century of Change:1896 - 1996''] by Eleanor Motley Richardson, (974.45 Ric), pages 84 and 147.
*"Dynamics Research wins $2.8 million Army contract", ''The Eagle Tribune'', September 5, 2005.
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* "Area Code Changing Again", ''The Townsman'', July 24, 1997.
*"Dynamics Research completes property sale but will stay in area", ''The Eagle Tribune'', January 6, 2006.
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*"Two commercial buildings sold in Andover and Methuen", ''The Eagle Tribune'', March 8 2006.
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*"Defense contractor must remain dynamic", ''The Boston Globe'', July 26, 2007.
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*"Andover execs ring NASDAQ opening bell", ''The Eagle Tribune'', December 18, 2008.
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*"Andover company in line for government contracts, more jobs", ''The Eagle Tribune'', April 7, 2009.
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Revision as of 12:41, 22 October 2015

In the late 1880's Moses Stevens connected the Marland Mills - one in Andover, one in Haverhill, and one in North Andover - by telephone. This was the first telephone in Andover. Moses Stevens had bought Marland Mills from Abraham Marland in 1879.

In the 1958 dial telephones came to Andover. The first exchange was Greenleaf (475). Andover originally had a 617 area code. It was first changed to 508 and finally to 978 in 1977.


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