MONROE, Conn. — The Monroe Senior Center will be offering a warm shelter to any residents in need on Thursday evening as power outages persist across town.
The Monroe Emergency Management and the Monroe Police Department have been informed by Eversource that the current power outages in town — which were leaving 460 customers in they dark as of 5:30 p.m. Thursday — may not be fully restored until late Friday evening.
"Should anyone need basic sheltering assistance, the Monroe Senior Center at 235 Cutlers Farm Road will be open Thursday evening from 7 to 10 p.m.," the police department said in a Facebook post.
"Warming, charging and water stations will be available. If overnight assistance is needed, please arrive at the senior center prior to 10 p.m."
There are still several downed trees and wires and closed roads as a result of the powerful overnight storm, the police department said.
Public Works has been at work clearing debris, and Eversource crews are in town.
Any road hazards should be reported to the police department at 203-261-3622. Any utility outages should be reported directly to Eversource at 1-800-286-2000.
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