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List of school closings for Friday

Topsfield, MA 12/09/05 The winter crew for First Student (cq), a school bus compay, moves school buses so a parking lot where they park can be plowed. The buses are parked at the Topsfield Fair Grounds. Near white out conditions made for a tough afternoon of driving, though Topsfield had no school. (Globe Staff Photo / Mark Wilson)
Mark Wilson/Globe staff/file

As the state gears up for a powerful nor’easter, schools across the region have announced closures.

The National Weather Service is forecasting that much of the state will only get a few inches of snow or less, but meteorologists warn that forecast could change and that flooding, rain, and high winds are all likely.

Here’s a list of some schools that have announced school closures and early releases on Friday, updated as of 8 a.m.

School closures

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Cohasset Public Schools

Duxbury Public Schools

Hull Public Schools

The Johnson School in Nahant

Manchester Essex Regional School District

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Marshfield Public Schools

Newburyport Public Schools

Quincy Public Schools

Scituate Public Schools

South Shore Charter Public School

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Taunton Public Schools

Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School in Haverhill

Early Releases

Quabbin Regional School District (Closing 2 hours early)

Worcester Public Schools (Closing 2 hours early)

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