Winter Storm Brings Snow, Sleet, CancellationsStaff Reports
08:30AM / Thursday, March 01, 2012
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A Leap Day snowstorm gave local schoolchildren a snow day as it dumped up to a foot of snow across the region.
A winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service says watch out for additional snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches. It's going to be windy and cold with sleet and icy rain forecast on Friday..
Snow began falling in the Berkshires shortly before noon on Wednesday, dropping up to 10 inches across the region.
► Berkshire Community College is closed today. All day classes and events being held on the main campus, South County Center, North County and at the intermodal center have been canceled. Paterson field house is also closed.
► Weight Watchers meeting on Thursday morning at Lenox Town Hall canceled.
► Berkshire County Regional Employment Board meeting on Thursday at 8 a.m. at Berkshire Life is canceled.
► Richmond Library will be closed for the day.
► The MIAA has rescheduled tonight's Hoosac Valley girls basketball game at Mahar for Saturday at 7 p.m.
► Meals on Wheels elderly services are closed in North Adams and Adams.
► The Berkshire Health Systems Bloodmobile Blood Drive at the Pittsfield Walmart is cancelled.
► All Saints' Handbell Choir in North Adams has cancelled practice this evening.
► Adult Day Health Center on Curran Highway is closed.
► All Western Massachusetts Girls' basketball games canceled except for Lee girls hoops
► BArT School has rescheduled its science fair to Tuesday, March 6, with the times to remain the same.
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