Honoring a Local Hero, Memorial Day Services & More Buzz!

by | May 25, 2024

1st Lt Derek Hines

Memorial Day Weekend Edition

Remembering a Local Hero, Memorial Day Parades & Ceremonies, & More Local Buzz!


Honors 1st Lt. Derek S. Hines

Flag Day 5K Newburyport

This Newburyport race Honors 1LT Derek S. Hines. Who grew up in Amesbury & Newburyport, attended St. John’s Prep School, & was a 2003 Graduate of the United States Military Academy. He was Killed in the Line of Duty on Sept. 1, 2005 in Afghanistan. Funds from the race Support the Soldiers Assistance Fund. Which helps Massachusetts’ Soldiers & Their Families with Active Duty, Life-Altering Injuries. The Flag Day 5K Race is Saturday, June 15th — Register Now. Make a Donation.



Ice Cream

Mad Maggies Nerd Ice Cream

Rainbow Summer Ice Cream is Back at Mad Maggie’s. With the Perfect Blend of Cotton Candy & Colorful Nerds.

Backyard BBQ

Good Day Cafe Backyard Barbecue Catering

Summer Time & the Livin is Easy with a Backyard Barbecue Catered by Good Day Cafe. And the North Andover Cafe is will Cater Brunch, Dinner & Everything in Between.

Perfect Party

Mary Reese Gould Party Assistant

Yes, you can Host a Party & Relax with Guests. When you Partner with Party Assistant Mary Rees Gould. Who helps with everything to Make Your Party Perfect — From Setting up Food & Beverages, Cooking Dishes, Plating Meals, Shopping for & Delivering Party Food, Supplies & More! Mary is a TIPs & ServSafe Certified Bartender & has Liability Insurance.




Breakfast Blueberry Bread

Check out the Weekly Meals-to-Go Menu at Smolak Farms. Because it includes Farm-Fresh Goodies. Like Lemon Blueberry Tea Bread.

 Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival at Smolak Farms

First Farm-to-Table Dinner

The Whim Pop-Up Restaurant Series starts in June. Where New England’s Finest Chefs visit the farm. And Whip up a Dinner Menu on a Whim, using the farm’s Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables.  Like, Strawberry Shortcake in a Jar. Which is on the June 12th Menu. When Johnny Burke Catering & Events visits the farm.

Clucking Commedy Night

Clucking Comedy Night at Smolak Farms

Have a Clucking Good Time at Smolak Farms. And Reserve Your Seat now for Clucking Comedy Night on Friday, June 28th.



Ocean Hues

Summer Jewelry

Refresh Your Summer Wardrobe with Colorful Jewelry from Quiet Pleasures Jewelry. Like this Necklace & Bracelet in Soothing Ocean Hues.

Get Your Glow On

Anti aging treatments at Nove in Downtown Andover

Refresh Your Natural Beauty at Nové Medical Aesthetics. Which lets you Own How You Age with Subtle, Natural-Looking Anti-Aging
Treatments. Like Botox, Filler, Peels & More. Book a Complimentary Consultation now to Start Your Summer Looking Refreshed.



CM Landscaping Services

Seen around town

Locals are seeing CM Landscaping Services everywhere they turn. Because the word is spreading about the Affordable, Quality Landscaping Services they provide.



Stay Informed

Save the Pink House Andover

This Blog will continue to follow what happens with the  Demolition Permit Request for 65 Central Street. The Andover Preservation Commission is scheduled to make a Site Visit on Friday, May 31st. So, stay tuned.



Linda Lecomte, REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Realty Andover reports the Year-to-Date Average Single-Family Home SOLD Price* for:

  • Andover is $1,170,938
  • North Andover is $923,813

Terrific Tewksbury

If you have been Priced Out of the Andovers, why not Check out 51 Marston Street, Tewksbury. Which Linda is Listing for Sale at $649,900. Stop by the Open House today from 10am to noon to see this 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Charming Colonial.

Modern Kitchen

51 Marston Street Tewksbury Kitchen

Livingroom Fireplace

Livingroom Fireplace

Large Primary Bedroom

Large Primary Bedroom

Scenic Sunroom

Scenic Sunroom

Beautiful Backyard

Beautiful Backyard


*Source MLS Pinergy for Single Family Homes Sold in Andover & North Andover 01/01/24 to 5/25/24

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