Perhaps fearing a repeat of the December 2007 snowstorm that gridlocked roads in the region for hours, most area school systems have canceled classes for today.
The list includes Attleboro, North Attleboro, Bishop Feehan, King Philip, Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School and Seekonk.
As of Tuesday night, the following were scheduled to be released early:
E Foxboro’s early release schedule was as follows: Foxboro High School, 11:10 a.m.; Ahern Middle School, 11:40 a.m.; and all elementary schools, 12:10 p.m.
Foxboro Charter School was closing three hours early, with no afternoon activities.
E Mansfield middle and high school students were scheduled to be released at 10:30 a.m., while the Jordan/Jackson and Robinson schools were to close at 11:15 a.m. and noon, respectively. The Green School was closed and there is no morning or afternoon kindergarten.
The school department has also canceled all afterschool activities and rescheduled college planning night for Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m.
E Norton High and Nourse Elementary school students were to be released at 11 a.m., while Yelle Elementary, Norton Middle and Solmonese Elementary schools were close at 11:30 a.m., noon and 12:30 p.m., respectively.
There will be no morning or afternoon kindergarten. However, full-day kindergarten was still scheduled.
New Christian Testament School is closed.
E Plainville schools were scheduled to close three hours early, and Norfolk schools were set to close at noon.
Events are also being postponed and canceled:
E Norton’s H1N1/seasonal flu clinic has been postponed to Feb. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at town hall. Those who had signed up don’t need to schedule a new appointment. To schedule an appointment, call the health office at 508-285-0263.
E The Friends of Norton Library Chateau Fundraiser has been rescheduled to Feb. 17.
E The Love in a Mug Fundraiser scheduled for today in Rehoboth to raise money for fuel assistance will now be held March 10 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Gladys Hurrell Senior Center.
E The Mansfield Democratic Town Committee has postponed its caucus to Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. at town hall.
E The Mansfield Board of Selectmen has canceled its weekly meeting, scheduled this evening.