BOSTON (CBS) — Some towns hard-hit by Sunday night’s storm are postponing Halloween trick-or-treat nights due to damage, flooding, and power outages.
Lowell has decided to move their trick-or-treat night to Friday due to safety concerns.
Chelmsford moved theirs to Friday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. because of widespread power outages.
Dracut has also moved their trick-or-treat to Friday “due to the severe storm that impacted Dracut overnight.”
Merrimack, New Hampshire moved their trick-or-treat night to Wednesday.
“The Town of Merrimack sustained numerous power outages, downed electrical wires, and fallen trees from the recent storm,” Merrimack, New Hampshire Police said in a release. “We want to ensure that everyone has a safe time Trick or Treating therefore Trick or Treat will be postponed until Wednesday, November 1st from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.”
Boxford also canceled trick-or-treating but did not reschedule.
The town of Pelham, New Hampshire will celebrate on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Several schools are also closed Tuesday as cities and towns continue to recover from the storm.
The following schools have announced they are closed:
- North Andover
- Silver Lake Regional
- Two-hour delay: Milford
Stay updated with a complete list of school closings here.