From Hyde Park to Charlestown, kids break out in grins; parents groan.
Officials say it's not the amount of snow, but the timing:
An important factor in this decision is the timing of the snowstorm, with several inches of snow expected to fall during the morning commute. Because safety is the top priority of Boston Public Schools, Mayor Walsh and Superintendent Chang made the decision to close school on Monday.
Boston's community centers will be open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bad news, BPS administrative workers: You still have to go in.