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Hurricane Irene Town Update - Tuesday Night

Hurricane Irene Town Update - Tuesday Night

As of our 4:30 p.m., meeting, CL&P crews continue their work. They were able to
re-energize a number of areas in town and continue to work on significant backbone power issues that power the rest of the town. I am very appreciative of the work, lights are going on.  I will continue to keep you updated on powered areas of town as they come on, period re-energizing will continue in various parts of town through the night.

Still some trees have recently come down and we are experiencing flooding in Lords Point

FEMA visited Stonington this morning. We are asking any residents and businesses with structural Hurricane damage to contact EOC Wednesday morning at 860-599-7583 and 860-599-7584 for initial registration.

We have 1000 bottles of water and prepared meal packets for residents at . Also, we continue to offer a power recharging area at the for residents who have medical items

Again the YMCA offering showers to residents at the Westerly, Mystic and Arcadia site.

will be closed Wednesday, as Internet and phone connections are still down for the facility.

Landfill is open. I have waived any fees for disposal of hurricane damage related items

The DECD through SECTER will be providing grants to help businesses obtain temporary assistance at www.DECD.org, or by calling 860-270-8215

Finally, please call the Emergency Operation Center with any questions at 860-599-7583 and 860-599-7584 I look forward to continuing to keep residents updated about information by local media, and personally through my social media sites of Facebook, Twitter and blog.

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