Winter storm dumps snow over region, forcing cancellations around Windham County
The storm is expected to dump close to a foot of heavy snow in some areas, a day before the official start of spring.
At least several inches of snow had fallen in parts of the region early Tuesday. Hundreds of schools were closed.
The forecasts call for 10 to 18 inches around Montpelier, 7 to 11 inches in Concord, N.H., and 5 to 11 inches in Portland, Maine with lesser amounts, 4 to 10 inches, in western Massachusetts and along the coast.
The storm is expected to taper off on Wednesday.
The following cancellations have been reported for Tuesday:
-- Schools in the Windham Southeast, Central and Northeast districts, including: Brattleboro Union High School; Brattleboro Middle School, elementary schools in Brattleboro, Dummerston, Guilford, Putney and Vernon; Bellows Falls Union High School; Bellows Falls Middle School; Bellows Falls Elementary School; Twin Valley Middle and High School; Leland & Gray High School; Leland & Gray Middle School; Westminster and Grafton schools; Deerfield Valley, Whitingham and Halifax elementary; Hinsdale and Winchester schools; Elementary schools in Marlboro, Townshend, Newbrook, Jamaica, Wardsboro and Windham elementaries; Putney Grammar School.
-- Kindle Farm School
-- Saint Michael's school (Brattleboro).
-- Landmark College and Vermont Technical College Brattleboro Campus.
-- World Learning campus.
-- INSPIRE for Autism school.
-- Keene State College.
-- Owl Tree, West Bee, Brattleboro nursery schools and Brattleboro Center for Children.
-- Meeting Waters YMCA bus will not run today.
-- Gathering Place is closed.
-- Meals on Wheels deliveries in Brattleboro, Guilford and Dummerston.
-- Vernon town clerk office.
-- Vernon library.
-- SeVEDS has postponed the four regional community economic development meetings -- in Bellows Falls on March 19; in Londonderry and Wilmington on March 20; and in Brattleboro on March 21 -- until late-April. For more information, visit www/SeVEDS.com.
-- The Brattleboro Area middle School exploratory UFO open house has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 21.
-- Tonight's Brooks Memorial Library event -- "The Wolves of Yellowstone" by Bob Engel -- has be postponed until later this year.
-- Wilmington Planning Commission regular meeting. A Special Meeting on Tuesday, March 26, at 5 p.m. at the Wilmington Town Hall Meeting Room. We will update this list as more cancellations are announced.
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