Old Colony Regional Voc-Tech High School in Rochester is letting classes out early today. The school began dismissing students shortly after 9:30am after the school's power went out. Students are currently waiting for their buses, which are en route to the school.


Some Rochester area students were dismissed early from class today. An electrical malfunction in Rochester caused the Old Colony Regional Voc-Tech High School to lose all power, cutting classes short.

The outage took place around 9:30 this morning, and Superintendent Gary Brown tells WBSM News the fire alarm went off and students were rushed outside.

NStar was able to restore power to a section of the school, while students waited nearly an hour for their buses to arrive.

Brown says all students were brought home safely, and parents have been notified.

He adds classes will resume as usual at Old Colony tomorrow.