Hurricane Sandy has now gone through Stonington and we are in a recovery effort. We sustained much damage and flooding but thank god no casualties. I will attempt give you updates and information. If you need assistance or more information please call 860-599-4411 and push either #1 or 0 to be connected.
Town Hall Phone & Internet access were damaged in the storm. I am able to communicate through Facebook, Twitter and Cell.
Multiple roads are impassable in the morning so far and a great deal have power lines down also. I will periodically give updates on openings are they occur. That is our main highway crew project to restore access throughout town. Highway crews worked last night to restore critical 911 access within town.
CL&P is in our EOC directly the tree & utility crew to recover the wire, transformer damage in town. They also have a service crew working on circuits to try to restore power to places. We have 65 power line vs. tree issues in town
The shelter is open today for displaced residents. 108 residents stayed there last night. We are making assessment going forward at 4pm.
Grocery stores are open in the town including McQuades in Westerly and Mystic, Stop & Shop in Pawcatuck and Big Y in Mystic.
For questions, information and specific road issues please call 860-599-4411 press #1 or 0 to be connected. My town staff will assist you . Please be careful as you move about in town