AUBURN, Mass. – With Hurricane Sandy hitting Auburn two days before Halloween, Police Chief Andrew J. Sluckis will determine by 5 p.m. Tuesday whether trick-or-treating will happen on Wednesday or whether it needs to be postponed.
At the beginning of the month, Sluckis set the Halloween hours for 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31, but this date is in jeopardy with a storm hitting Auburn right before Halloween, again.
Last year the October snowstorm hit on Halloween weekend, causing a delay in trick-or-treating. Given the widespread power outages and downed trees, limbs and wires, the Auburn Police Department postponed trick-or-treating to Nov. 4 to ensure safety. The town hopes that does not happen again this year.
“No snow dates,” Selectman Robert Grossman said at a meeting this month.
Well, there won’t be a snow date this year, but a hurricane date might have to happen.
Check back with The Auburn Daily Voice to see whether trick-or-treating is postponed.
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