3Com agrees to buy Andover company

SOUTHBORO, Mass. -- The 3Com Corp. has announced an agreement to buy privately-held NBX Corp. of Andover for $90 million cash plus stock options. NBX makes equipment that allows voice and data to be sent over the same computer network...

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Joseph Mitchell (ANDOVER, N.J.)

ANDOVER, N.J. - Funeral services for Mr. Joseph Mitchell, son of Minnie Mitchell McKie, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, September...

For the record

...the 2000 block of Wrightsboro Road, a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuanaDewon Simmons, 27, of the 3500 block of Andover Drive, Hephzibah, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana, excessive...

Andong Song welcomes the pressure of being the first Chinese player to be picked in NHL Draft

...School in New Jersey.The 18-year-old Andong, who plays on one of China's national teams, plans to attend Philips Andover Academy in Massachusetts this coming school year as a postgraduate student.After that, he expects to play college hockey...

Upgraded Patriot missiles await second Iraqi test

ANDOVER, Mass. -- David Hartman, who commanded an air defense battalion outside Tel Aviv during the Gulf War, remembers the thrill...

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Perrot, Duncan advance to U.S. Women's Amateur final

ANDOVER, Kan. -- Chile's Nicole Perrot moved a step closer to an unprecedented sweep, beating South Korea's Kim Joo-mi 3 and...


...Williamstown, Mass.On honor rollEdward B. Smyth , of Augusta, has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.Get scholarshipsLauren Prince and Alex Bug , both of Augusta, have received $1,500 scholarships from Scholarships...

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Restaurants, food services put politics on their menus

CONCORD, N.H. - A man walks into Perfecto's Caffee in Andover, Mass., proclaims his support for John McCain, then, inexplicably, orders a gingerbread man frosted to resemble Barack Obama...

Rants and raves

...as "not being the second coming of Christ" and "having an I.Q. of an idiot": If you had a friend who graduated from Andover, Yale and Harvard; learned to fly a U.S. fighter jet; was a two-term governor of the second-largest state; and was...

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Girl fights to play baseball

...are shorter. But is softball equal to baseball? That's what a Massachusetts judge is being asked in a lawsuit filed by an Andover High School sophomore who wants to play on the boys' baseball team because the school doesn't have one for girls. Although...