Online Resources‎ > ‎

Text Alerts for School Closings/Delays

First Time Sign-Up

  1. Go to http://boston.cbslocal.com/school-closings-text-message-registration/
  2. Enter your mobile phone number, first and last names, ZIP code and time zone.
  3. Under Choose Your Alerts, begin typing “Holliston.” Once you see Holliston pop up in the list, click it.
  4. You know this step is done when you see Holliston under “Selected WBZCLOSINGS,” as shown below:
  5. Click Sign Up.  Scroll to the top. If you see this green Success message, everything worked well. Go on to Step 6.If you see this red Error message, then you have already signed up in the past, and will need to log in to change your settings. See Update Your Text Message Subscriptions below.

  6. Check your mobile phone for a text message from the system. You will need to reply “Y” to the message to complete your subscription.

Update Your Text Message Subscriptions

  1. Click “Log in here” in the top right corner below the red Error message.
  2. Enter Your Mobile number and click Send.


  3. The system will send a secret code via text message to your phone. Enter the code into the box marked Verification PIN and click Verify.
  4. You are now logged in. Repeat the steps #1-5 of “First Time Sign-Up” above.