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Andover adopted the Town Manager System in March of 1959. Victor J. Mill Jr. served as the volunteer town manager until a professional could be hired.  The first town manager, appointed by the Selectmen in May 1959, was Thomas E. Duff.  Mr. Duff had previously been city manager in Claremont, NH.
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The Main Street Committee, Andover Business Association, Downtown Andover Neighborhood Association and other groups have been working to improve downtown Andover.  
 
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Andover Town Managers:
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*Victor Mills Jr served as volunteer town manager until the hiring of a professional.
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*Thomas Duff served as town manager from June, 1959 to June 8, 1964.
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*Richard Bowen served as town manager from July 20, 1964 to May 22, 1969.
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*J. Maynard Austin served as town manager from September 2, 1969 to September 2, 1977 (the end of his contract which was not going to be renewed).  However, the Town Charter called for a 5 year term, so the Selectmen appointed Mr. Austin acting town manager effective September 3, 1977.  Mr. Austin submitted his resignation, which was accepted on October 18, 1977, with the understanding that his services would be retained to advise the new acting town manager until on or about February 21, 1978.   
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*Sheldon S. Cohen served as acting town manager for a period in 1977.  At this time, he appointed J. Maynard Austin as "Special Assistant to the Acting Town Manager" for a period ending February 21, 1978 (see above).
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*Jared S. A. Clark served as town manager from March 27, 1978 to June 30, 1981.
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*Anthony J. Torrisi served as acting town manager from June 30, 1981 to January 3, 1982.
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*Kenneth A. Mahony served as town manager from January 4, 1982 to February 1990.
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*Anthony J. Torrisi served as acting town manager from February-May 1990.
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*Reginald "Buzz" S. Stapczynski served as town manager from June 1990 to the present.  
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* ''Andover Townsman'', May 7, 1959, page 1+.
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*"Should downtown ban lawyers from streetside offices?," ''Eagle Tribune'', March 11, 1998, page 9.
*[http://www.mhl.org/andover/AndoverRoom/digitized_materials.htm#Annual_Reports ''Town of Andover, Annual Report 1963,''] p. 83.
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*"Downtown: would bigger be better," ''Andover Townsman'', December 24, 1998, page 28.
*[http://www.mhl.org/andover/AndoverRoom/digitized_materials.htm#Annual_Reports ''Town of Andover, Annual Report 1964,''] p. 3.
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*"DANA to local officials: Spend more on sidewalks," ''Andover Townsman'', December 24, 1998.
*[http://www.mhl.org/andover/AndoverRoom/digitized_materials.htm#Annual_Reports ''Town of Andover, Annual Report 1969,''] p. 5.
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*"Officials welcome feedback on Main Street plan," ''Andover Townsman'', January 14, 1999, page 6.
*[http://www.mhl.org/andover/AndoverRoom/digitized_materials.htm#Annual_Reports ''Town of Andover, Annual Report 1977,''] p. 5.
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*"Merchants, officials have mixed views on downtown," ''Andover Townsman'', March 4, 1999, page 21.
*[http://www.mhl.org/andover/AndoverRoom/digitized_materials.htm#Annual_Reports ''Town of Andover, Annual Report 1978,''] p. 1.
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*"Merchants give their opinions on making downtown better," ''Andover Townsman'', August 12, 1999, page 26.
*[http://www.mhl.org/andover/AndoverRoom/digitized_materials.htm#Annual_Reports ''Town of Andover, Annual Report 1981,''] p. 6.
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*"Andover makeover," ''Eagle Tribune'', June 10, 2001, page C1.
*[http://www.mhl.org/andover/AndoverRoom/digitized_materials.htm#Annual_Reports ''Town of Andover, Annual Report 1990,''] p. 2.
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*"Money to give Main Street its look for next 40 years," ''Andover Townsman'', May 2, 2002.
*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=487303&t=Andover%20a%20Century%20of%20Change&tp=keyword&l=5&d=0&hc=2&rt=keyword ''Andover a Century of Change: 1896 - 1996''], by Eleanor Motley Richardson, (974.45 Ric) page 191.
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*"Rep: Calling all landlords," ''Andover Townsman'', October 30, 2003, page 1.
* [http://andoverma.gov/selectmen/ Current Town Manager]
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*"5 Facelift for downtown," ''Andover Townsman'', December 30, 2004.
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*"Signs of the times: Proposed bylaws would eliminate clutter downtown," ''Andover Townsman'', March 17, 2005, page 1.
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*"Town clamps down on signs," ''Andover Townsman'', May 5, 2005.
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*"Main Street changes head to MassHighway," ''Andover Townsman'', June 23, 2005, page 1.
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*"Manager: Stay the course - Bumpouts part of Main Street plan," ''Andover Townsman'', October 5, 2006, p. 1.
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*"Major changes start in 2007 on Main Street," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 14, 2006.
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*"Timber! Main Street trees to fall," ''Andover Townsman'', February 21, 2008, page 1.
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*"Main Street tree chopping begins, ongoing until March 14," ''Andover Townsman'', March 6, 2008.
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*"Banner days ahead for downtown," ''Andover Townsman'', May 8, 2008.
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*"Deals that shaped downtown," ''Andover Townsman'', May 8, 2008.
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*"New crosswalks for $48,000," ''Andover Townsman'', May 8, 2008, p. 1.
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*"Main Street gas work to be done at night," ''Andover Townsman'', June 12, 2008.
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*"Main Street redesign ramps up," ''Andover Townsman'', July 3, 2008, page 1.
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*"Main Street redesign has spurred private investment downtown," ''Andover Townsman'', September 25, 2008, page 1.
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*"Home stretch for multimillion Main," ''Andover Townsman'', August 13, 2013, p. 4.
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*"Main Street workers race against winter," ''Andover Townsman'', October 9, 2008, page 2.
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*"Main Street redesign to be feted on Andover Day," ''Andover Townsman'', October 15, 2009, page 1.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:17, 6 December 2013

The Main Street Committee, Andover Business Association, Downtown Andover Neighborhood Association and other groups have been working to improve downtown Andover.

See

  • "Should downtown ban lawyers from streetside offices?," Eagle Tribune, March 11, 1998, page 9.
  • "Downtown: would bigger be better," Andover Townsman, December 24, 1998, page 28.
  • "DANA to local officials: Spend more on sidewalks," Andover Townsman, December 24, 1998.
  • "Officials welcome feedback on Main Street plan," Andover Townsman, January 14, 1999, page 6.
  • "Merchants, officials have mixed views on downtown," Andover Townsman, March 4, 1999, page 21.
  • "Merchants give their opinions on making downtown better," Andover Townsman, August 12, 1999, page 26.
  • "Andover makeover," Eagle Tribune, June 10, 2001, page C1.
  • "Money to give Main Street its look for next 40 years," Andover Townsman, May 2, 2002.
  • "Rep: Calling all landlords," Andover Townsman, October 30, 2003, page 1.
  • "5 Facelift for downtown," Andover Townsman, December 30, 2004.
  • "Signs of the times: Proposed bylaws would eliminate clutter downtown," Andover Townsman, March 17, 2005, page 1.
  • "Town clamps down on signs," Andover Townsman, May 5, 2005.
  • "Main Street changes head to MassHighway," Andover Townsman, June 23, 2005, page 1.
  • "Manager: Stay the course - Bumpouts part of Main Street plan," Andover Townsman, October 5, 2006, p. 1.
  • "Major changes start in 2007 on Main Street," Eagle Tribune, November 14, 2006.
  • "Timber! Main Street trees to fall," Andover Townsman, February 21, 2008, page 1.
  • "Main Street tree chopping begins, ongoing until March 14," Andover Townsman, March 6, 2008.
  • "Banner days ahead for downtown," Andover Townsman, May 8, 2008.
  • "Deals that shaped downtown," Andover Townsman, May 8, 2008.
  • "New crosswalks for $48,000," Andover Townsman, May 8, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Main Street gas work to be done at night," Andover Townsman, June 12, 2008.
  • "Main Street redesign ramps up," Andover Townsman, July 3, 2008, page 1.
  • "Main Street redesign has spurred private investment downtown," Andover Townsman, September 25, 2008, page 1.
  • "Home stretch for multimillion Main," Andover Townsman, August 13, 2013, p. 4.
  • "Main Street workers race against winter," Andover Townsman, October 9, 2008, page 2.
  • "Main Street redesign to be feted on Andover Day," Andover Townsman, October 15, 2009, page 1.


--Kim 16:37, December 6, 2012 (EST)

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