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Relocating to Andover?

Use this page to find information on what it's like to live, work, and attend school in Andover, Massachusetts.  If you don't see the information you need here, contact the Reference Desk. For information about area clubs, associations, and nonprofit organizations, use the Community Information Database, now accessible on our library catalog.

Apartments Education Extended Stay Hotels
Facts & Figures Jobs/Newspapers Public Transportation
Realtors Utilities  

Apartment Complexes in Andover/North Andover

Andover Commons
30 Railroad Street
(978) 470 2611
Andover Commons is for elderly, disabled individuals, and low income families.

Avalon Andover
460 River Road
(877) 587-4061

Princeton at Mount Vernon
479 South Broadway
Lawrence, MA 01843
(888) 229-3984
This property is adjacent to the Andover line.

Riverview Commons Apartments
650 Bullfinch Drive
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 685-0552

Royal Crest Estates
50 Royal Crest Drive
North Andover, MA 01845
978-655-2739

Washington Park Apartments
259 N Main St
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-4291

Windsor Green at Andover
311 Lowell Street
Andover, MA 01810
(866) 623-8158 

Education

Andover School and District Profiles This page offers information on the Andover school district such as test scores, per-pupil expenditures, enrollment, and staff.

Andover Public Schools Andover's public school page includes a school calendar, bus routes, information on the curriculum, and more.

Andover School of Montessori ASM is a Montessori program for children preschool to ninth grade.

Phillips Academy Phillips Academy is a private high school in Andover.

Pike School The Pike school is an Andover private day school for preschool through ninth grade students.

Saint Augustine's Saint Augustine's School is a private Catholic school run by Saint Augustine's Church for nursery school through eighth grade.

Massachusetts Coalition of Adult Education Links to Massachusetts resources for adult education.

Extended Stay Hotels

Residence Inn Boston Andover
500 Minuteman Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 683-0382

Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston/Andover
4 Riverside Drive
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-6000

Sonesta ES Suites Andover
4 Technology Drive
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 686-2000

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
550 Minuteman Road
Andover, MA 01810
978-688-8200

Facts & Figures about Andover

About Andover   The official town home page offers this brief overview of Andover. Also see our page of Basic Info about Andover.

Town of Andover  Andover Community Profile, demographics, state aid information, and links to regional information for state agencies.

Job Listings/Newspapers

Andover Townsman This weekly newspaper devoted to local news and issues is published every Thursday.

Boston Globe Use the "jobs" link on the Boston Globe to search job listings by category, location, or company name.

Boston Job Bank Find job postings for the greater Boston area.

Eagle Tribune  There is a link for jobs north of Boston on the Eagle Tribune home page. The Eagle Tribune is the local daily newspaper covering Andover and the surrounding area.

Public Transportation

Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority The MBTA (or "T", to locals) runs commuter lines from Andover and surrounding towns to Boston every weekday with a limited schedule on weekends. Visit their site for fares and schedules.

Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority The MVRTA runs buses throughout the Merrimack Valley Monday through Saturday. There is no Sunday service or service on most holidays. Visit their site for fairs and schedules.

Realtors

Lillian Montalto Signature Properties Lists Andover and surrounding towns

Buyer's Choice Offers an online email service listing new area properties centered on the buyer.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Provides  Multiple Listing Services (MLS) listings in New England.

J. W. Real Estate Serves both sellers and buyers in the Andover area

Prudential Howe & Doherty Specialize in Andover and surrounding area.

RE/MAX Partners with offices in  Andover and North Andover

Stonewall Real Estate Professionals Specializing in Merrimack Valley real estate

Utilities

Broadband Internet / Cable Television / Telephone

  • Comcast/XFINITY: A local Comcast office is located at 92 Glenn Street - 978-291-5122; A toll free number is available for customer service 24/7 888-934-6489.
  • Verizon: 1-866-544-7167 (customer service 24 hrs/day)

Electric

nationalgrid: New Installments for electricity call 1-800-322-3223;  New installments for gas service call 1-877-696-4743
 

Gas

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts: To begin service call 1-800-688-6160 (General Offices)

Water

Contact Mary Buck in theAndover Department of Public Works at 978-623-8247 or Dianne Anciello in the Treasurer's office at 978-623-8253.

Last updated: July 25, 2013
URL: http://www.mhl.org/andover/relocation.htm
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