Only A Handful of Power Outages Left Locally

Officials say 16 outages in Durham will be restored by end of Monday.

As early as Sunday morning it was clear that Connecticut Light and Power would fail to meet a self-imposed deadline to restore power to 99 percent of its customers by midnight.

Instead, the to have the lights back on in every home by the end of the day Wednesday, a full 11 days after an October nor'easter knocked out power to more than 800,000 Connecticut homes and businesses.

CL&P (with help of course from town officials, local crews and volunteers) actually followed through with its initial deadline on a local level.

By 9 p.m. Sunday, only 19 customers in Durham (16), Killingworth (2) and Middlefield (1) were still without electricity according to the company's website.

Individual homes in the following areas of Durham were still without power as of Sunday evening according to Durham emergency management director Francis Willett (The town anticipates 100 percent restoration by the end of the day Monday):

  • Tuttle Road
  • Stage Coach Road
  • New Haven Road
  • Bear Rock Road
  • Higganum Rd
  • Trevor Lane
  • Madison Road
  • South End Avenue
  • Sand Hill Road
  • Guilford Road

To report all storm related issues call (860) 343-6735 or (860) 704-9111.

If you are still without power it is imperative you continue to contact CL&P at (800) 286-2000.


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