---- — Thousands lined local streets yesterday, in celebration of the holiday season.
Yes, Santa Claus made his annual visit to North Andover and Derry for both towns annual holiday parades.
He was accompanied by many floats, musicians and dancers, bringing merriment to the boys and girls of the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire.
For those who missed St. Nick’s appearance, fear not. The Andover Santa Parade is today at 1 p.m., starting and ending at the Doherty Middle School at 50 Bartlet St. The Salem holiday parade is also today, also starting at 1 p.m., beginning at 9 Northeastern Boulevard.