The hurricane steals all five slots in today's Five Things.
1. The worst of Hurricane Sandy is expected to last from 9 a.m. Monday until 2 a.m. Tuesday. Trees and power lines will likely be downed by winds upwards of 40 miles per hour. 2. Schools are closed today in Acton. A decision on whether to hold school on Tuesday will be announced likely Monday afternoon. 3. Monday's public meetings have been postponed, and Town offices will operate on skeletal staffing. 4. Town offices will operate with a skeletal staff, according to the town website, however all emergency departments will be fully staffed. 5. Here are some tips for weathering the storm from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.