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Have you had problems reporting your outage to UI?

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A Fairfield resident said he reported his outage to UI on Saturday, but when he called the company to follow up, there was no record of it. His email: I just called the customer service number to request a restoration date for my power which has been out for 4 days now. I gave my […] [Read More]
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Easton: goal today is retore power to 950 homes

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On Wednesday morning, 1823 homes were still without power in Easton. Easton first selectman Tom Herrmann said United Illuminating will attempt to restore power to 950 homes by the end of the day, a goal he called laudable. UI crews left Easton on Monday at 2 p.m. and were not seen since, Herrmann said. “We […] [Read More]
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Derby offers showers, food and water

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DERBY — The Derby Community Center will be open today and Friday with a limited supply of food and water. The center will also be open today and Friday for showers from noon to 8 p.m. People taking a shower should bring their own towels and soap. [Read More]
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City purchases land to complete recreation path

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SHELTON — The city purchased the “Great Ledge” property off of Oak Valley Road Extension for open space this week, according to Teresa Gallagher, the city’s conservation agent. The property, which cost $190,000, had multiple owners and we worked for six years to acquire it,” Gallagher said. She said this was a critical purchase because […] [Read More]
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Shelton police plan DUI checkpoint Friday

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SHELTON — The Police Department will conduct a DUI enforcement checkpoint on Friday from 6:30 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The checkpoint will take place on Bridgeport Avenue, River Road, and in the downtown area. The checkpoint location is subject to change. The checkpoint will be headed by the Shelton Police Traffic Division with assistance […] [Read More]
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Municipalities offer showers, water, storm-related assistance

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ANSONIA The Ansonia YMCA, 12 State St., is offering showers daily 5:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily. Ansonia oxygen dependent residents should call the Ansonia Police Department if their supply is depleted due to power outages. That number is 203-735-1885. Residents who wish to dispose of storm-related debris should put the materials at curbside starting […] [Read More]
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Water, showers offered in Seymour

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SEYMOUR -— Residents who need water can fill up containers at Great Hill Hose, according to First Selectman Paul Roy. And Wednesday, residents can go to Seymour Middle School from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and use the showers, he said. [Read More]
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UI brings additional manpower into Trumbull

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Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst said he is upset about the lack of manpower United Illuminating dedicated to the town after Hurricane Irene downed power lines all over Trumbull. Herbst said he had a conference call late Monday night with a United Illuminating vice president. On Tuesday at 7 a.m., UI sent extra crews to […] [Read More]
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