Winter Storm Updates

March 2nd, 2021 Wind Storm Updates:

windstorm update

Posted on Tuesday, March 2nd at 8:00 A.M. *Updated at 10:37 A.M.

Stay tuned here or our Town Facebook Page for more updates throughout the day...

Andover Residents,

March 2nd, 2021

5:00am Wind Storm Update:

Lots of residents with out power. Lots of wind debris. Please drive carefully.

Here is what we have so far for road closures. Public Works is starting to clear roads now.

1. Wheeling Road blocked near 100 Wheeling Road (now reopened)

2. Wales Road near Shoddy Mill Road

3. Hendee Road partial closure (now reopened)

4. Lake Road south of Merritt Valley Road (now reopened)

5. West Street at the Andover town line (now reopened)

6. Bausola Road (now reopened)

7. Times Farm Road Eversource and town crew working there now

Utility Co. has Rt 316 blocked... Lake Road to Lakeside Drive to School Road detour.

We are working to address what we can. All known issues have been called in to Eversource dispatch.

 

February 2021 Snowstorm Updates:

Stay tuned here or our Town Facebook Page for more updates throughout the day...

snow update

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th at 7:30 A.M.

Here is an update from the Town of Andover for the snowstorm today:

Andover Elementary School - REMOTE

RHAM Middle/High School - REMOTE

Town Hall - OPEN (still not open to the public, call or email for services)

Public Library - OPEN, to close early at 6:00 P.M.

Posted on Tuesday, February 2nd at 9:30 A.M.

Here is an update from the Town of Andover following the snowstorm:

Andover Elementary School - CLOSED

RHAM Middle/High School - CLOSED

Town Hall - OPEN with full staff (still not open to the public)

Public Library - Delayed opening at 2:00 P.M.

Posted on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:00 A.M.

Connecticut Department of Public Health 'Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Alert'

With the storm dropping heavy snow Monday through Tuesday morning, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is reminding residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning from malfunctioning furnaces and improper use of fuel-burning equipment.

Every winter in Connecticut, DPH officials note, hundreds of residents are taken to emergency departments and some are hospitalized due to carbon monoxide poisoning resulting from faulty furnaces, improperly placed portable generators and indoor use of charcoal grills, especially in the event of power outage. Carbon monoxide exposure is potentially deadly. Click here for full notice.

Posted on Monday, February 1st at 4:00 P.M.

The Andover Food Pantry is CANCELLED tonight, Monday, February 1st due to the snowstorm.

Foodshare will be at the First Congregational Church, Andover, CT this Wednesday, February 3rd from 9-10am.

The pantry schedule is listed on the town website's Social Services page here, along with other food distribution options:

Posted on Monday, February 1st at 12:30 P.M.

Folks,

Over the next few hours the rate of snowfall is going to pickup to 1-2” per hour. Public Works will do the best they can to keep the roads clear but it takes 2-3 hours to do one complete pass of each road, so you can expect some parts of the roads to have quite a bit of snow on them.

Please drive safe and keep off of the roads if you can.

If you still have not paid your quarterly tax bill, you have until close of business today to put it in the drop box outside the Town Hall without paying a late fee. You can check on how much you owe and or pay online at: Pay Taxes Online | Andover, CT (andoverconnecticut.org)

Eric Anderson Town Administrator

Posted on Monday, February 1st at 8:40 A.M.

Here is an update from the Town of Andover during the snowstorm today:

Andover Elementary School - CLOSED

RHAM Middle/High School - REMOTE

Town Hall - OPEN on limited staff (still not open to the public)

Public Library - CLOSED

 

wsw

Posted on Tuesday, December 15th at 12:15 P.M.

Folks,

It looks like the first significant snowstorm in a couple of years will affect us Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Depending on which forecast model you believe, we will get between 0 and 18” of snow. This will be a Nor'easter and has potential for blowing snow and wind gusts of up to 50 mph. This is New England, we all know the drill.

PLEASE stay off the roads if you can after the evening rush hour Wednesday and throughout the night. It will likely still be snowing on Thursday morning, so if you can please make arrangements to work from home on Thursday, do so. Travel will likely be difficult Thursday morning. The town's Public Works crew will be plowing through the night so the less cars on the road, the easier it is. If at all possible, do not park your cars on the side of the road.

So break out your snowshoes and hot coco, and get ready for a White Christmas.

There is sand-salt mix available at the town garage at 12 Long Hill Road. No more than (2) 5 gallon pails per household please.

Thank you and stay safe,

Eric Anderson

Town Administrator