A mass of arctic air swept into the Northeast, bringing bone-chilling sub-zero temperatures and closing schools across the region for the second time in less than a week. Many school districts closed, saying they didn’t want children standing outside for extended periods of time waiting for buses. In New Hampshire, it was minus 26 degrees atop Mount Washington – known for its weather extremes – with a wind chill of nearly minus 72 .
- Gas prices are a mixed bag in northern New England
- One of the suspects in the kidnapping and assault of a Barnet man last fall has been arrested again