Wednesday October 31, 2012

BRATTLEBORO -- With local officials and residents unsure of what affect Hurricane Sandy would have on the area, one question on most local kids’ minds is: Will Halloween trick-or-treating still take place? Here’s what we found out:

Brattleboro

There is no planned postponement; trick-or-treating will continue as scheduled.

Chester

After originally scheduling a postponement of trick-or-treating, the town has decided to hold Halloween today as usual following a high volume of requests from residents. The Chester Police Department said it expects some inclement weather and encourages everyone to be cautious.

Chesterfield, N.H.

The Chesterfield Police Department has changed the hours for Trick or Treating to Saturday night from 5 to 8 p.m.

Hinsdale, N.H.

Officials in Hinsdale have confirmed Halloween trick-or-treating will take place as normal Wednesday night. However, it will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m.; there is a strict 8 p.m. curfew.

Keene, N.H.

While it had originally been re-scheduled for Saturday, officials have shifted trick-or-treating back to Halloween night.

Rockingham

There is no planned postponement; trick-or-treating will continue as scheduled.