GRAFTON, Mass. --Superintendent of Grafton Public Schools, Dr. James E. Cummings, has canceled school for Monday due to Hurricane Sandy.
The announcement was made at 3:50 p.m. and a "global connect call" will be made to all parents who are signed up.
The National Weather Service said Central Massachusetts can expect 2 to 5 inches of rain but that there will be sustaining winds of 20 to 40 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph for a period of 12 to 18 hours.
The peak of the storm will come mid day, prompting Dr. Cummings to make the decision rather than take the chance of dealing with power outages and blocked roads due to downed trees.
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