Mendon Upton Regional School District – NO SCHOOL TUESDAY

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Superintendent Dr. Joseph Maruszczak announced  all classes are cancelled for Tuesday January 27, 2014 due to Winter Storm June. All after school activities scheduled for Monday (today) are cancelled. The After School Care Program will remain open  until its usual closing time of 6:00 pm. Tonight's Regional School Committee meeting is also cancelled.  It will be rescheduled. "Please stay safe, warm, and dry during the duration of this significant storm!" said  Maruszczak … [Read more...]

Gov. Charlie Baker declares State of Emergency

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At a press conference held at Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) headquarters in Framingham on Monday January 26, Gov. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts effective immediately due to Winter Storm Juno. A non-essential travel ban goes into effect at midnight. "I can't stress this part enough," said Governor Baker. "Please stay off the roads." MBTA service will be suspended on Tuesday, when blizzard conditions are expected to be at … [Read more...]

Red Cross Urges Preparedness before Winter Storm Juno

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Now is the time to get ready and prepare before the storm starts CAMBRIDGE, Ma. January 26, 2015— The American Red Cross of Massachusetts is urging residents to be prepared for an emergency in advance of Winter Storm Juno coming this week.  "It's always easier to make a plan and gather resources before a storm hits which is why the American Red Cross always encourages preparedness," said Tim Pitoniak, Chief Disaster Officer. “Now is the time to get ready and prepare before the storm … [Read more...]

Uxbridge High School opens doors for Chinese and Korean students

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Jessica enjoying time in the States Uxbridge High School opened their doors to Chinese and Korean students this past fall through gphomestay. The school partnered with gphomestay to help find caring families who are willing to open their homes for the students to stay during the upcoming academic year. The visiting students May, Jessica, Yo-yo, and Chanho added valued diversity to the Uxbridge student population. Jessica Johnson, the Residential Manager for the program at Uxbridge High … [Read more...]

Blizzard 2015 Monday Morning Update – 22-32” inches forecasted for Grafton-Upton

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Digging out the walkway - 2013 Blizzard by Meteorologist Jeb Postle Alerts: A Blizzard Warning Remains in effect from 7 PM this evening through 1 A.M. Wednesday. Forecast Timeline: Afternoon: Mostly cloudy with snow developing between 2-5 PM. Snowfall amounts less than 1”. High temperature around 21F. Winds from the northeast at 5-10 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with periods of light to moderate during the evening. Moderate to heavy snow moving in from late evening into the … [Read more...]

Upton Fire and Police respond to downed wires Saturday night

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Saturday night the Upton Fire and Police Departments as well as National Grid responded to downed power lines in the area of  39 Westboro Road. The downed wires were live.  This picture was captured from a cruiser mounted video camera. The Upton Police Department shared the photo as a reminder that downed electrical wires are dangerous and can be unpredictable. They advise residents to always treat down wires as live and to stay clear. - photo courtesy of Upton PD … [Read more...]

Mendon asks residents to prepare for power outages

from Mendon Public Safety Chief Horn of Mendon is reminding residents of the potentially historic winter storm predicted to hit the area Monday and Tuesday which may bring as much as three feet of snow along with heavy winds. National Grid is predicting significant power outages during the height of the storm. Mendon Public Safety is asking everyone to  prepare accordingly, make sure you have adequate supplies of batteries, flashlights, food, water, and prescription medicines, for what … [Read more...]

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