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UPDATE: East Haven Schools Now Closed for Wednesday

The early morning wintry mix of snow and sleet at first led to a delayed opening for East Haven Public Schools, but the district has now decided to close and cancel all classes for the day.

Update at 8 a.m.

East Haven Family Resource Center's preschool and playgroup classes are closed as well for the day today.

Update at 7:35 a.m.

With reports coming in via social media that the roads around town are still quite slick out, East Haven Public Schools has no decided to close for the day.

The district originally had set a two-hour delay, but it appears conditions around town regarding the roads are bad enough to change that to closures.

A parent told East Haven Patch a short time ago that the auto-dial calls are now going out to students' families with the news regarding the district's status change.

Original Story

The winter storm that began to drop a mix of snow and sleet very early this morning has led to a two-hour delay for all East Haven Public Schools today.

East Haven Adult Learning will also be operating on a two-hour delay this morning.

Snow began to fall before dawn, and according to the National Weather Service, snow, sleet, and rain will continue through 2 p.m.

Little if any additional daytime snow accumulations are expected on top of what has already fallen for the shoreline. Highs near 38 degrees are predicted for Wednesday.

A Winter Weather Advisory for the area was issued Tuesday afternoon, and is in effect until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

susan January 16, 2013 at 11:54 AM
If the mayor's efficient staff doesn't wake up and clear the roads up by Alpine Drive area, its going to be a snow day for my child!
Julie Weisberg (Editor) January 16, 2013 at 12:47 PM
Susan: I just updated the story as the district has now decide to just close for the day today, instead of the delay. Just an FYI!!
George Kenyon January 16, 2013 at 01:11 PM
I see that for the 2nd storm in a row, Maturo is purposely playing with residents safety and keeping plows off the road to save money. With the exception of the State owned roads nothing hase been touched. Coe Ave is inches upon inches of slush.
ASmith January 16, 2013 at 01:20 PM
Guess he is a tryin to save money Mr. George. He needs another surplus come election time. not a smart way to save money. but heck when has this mayor done anythin smart. with all the money they wasted on this big chief search and then pick the guy he gots, they need to make it up somewhere. no overtime for pw. can be sure he is a hopin and prayin we dont get anymore snow this winter.
Sam Giglio January 16, 2013 at 01:35 PM
No plow hit the street on Robert Drive until 7;45, So how were you going to start school with the buses in the Center of Town? Glad they canceled school its safe that way.
Rosie January 16, 2013 at 02:15 PM
Thank you, Mr. Serio for keeping our kids safe. At least someone in this town cares about our kids. It is quite obvious of late that the top administration does not care about the kids or residents who pay their salaries. 8:00 is to late for plows to be just going out. what about people that leave for work at 6:00 a.m., like my husband? Isn't that what we taxpayers pay for? Disgusted. Perhaps the Mayor would like to join the students who are in hot schools until the end of June. Come on Mr. Mayor, spend the day with them in June...
George Kenyon January 16, 2013 at 02:38 PM
What a great place to save a buck.
Lise Cavallaro January 16, 2013 at 06:42 PM
Plows were in some parts of Foxon between 6:30 & 7:00 a.m.
ICY ROADS January 16, 2013 at 07:16 PM
Lisa check your clock i think it stopped, trucks went out at 8:00...way to go Joe ... 2 storms 2 strikes...
Rosie January 17, 2013 at 03:32 AM
Maybe the state plows on the state roads? I live in Foxon and didn't see a plow until well after 10 and we are normally plowed very quickly on my street. My mom also lives in Foxon and no plow until this afternoon, although she is on a dead end and usually is one of the last.
brayden January 17, 2013 at 01:28 PM
Taylor Avenue plow came by at 9 10am I believe if plows were out early the children could of gone to school !!! The first call of 2 hour delay would of been perfect with no plows out it was just not safe for the children to go to school .
brayden January 17, 2013 at 01:44 PM
Thanks Mayor, maybe the patch could ask the mayor why two storms and the roads not cleared causing children to miss school, did they not miss enough already ?

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