June 21, 2018

Winter Storm Update From Old Lyme Emergency Operations Center

Overnight, Eversource restored power to over 2000 customers in town. Currently only 190 customers still remain without power. Crews are working today on remaining smaller outages along Saunders Hollow, Boston Post Road, Coult Lane, Binney Road, Beta Ave, Osceola Trail and Mile Creek Road.

Stay clear of any remaining downed power lines.

If your power has not been restored, report your outage directly to Eversource at 800-286-2000 or online at www.Eversource.com.

To report downed power lines or trees or another emergency, always call 911.

All roadways in town have been cleared of obstructions. Public Works is now out collecting storm debris from roadsides. The Transfer Station is open for normal hours of operation.

Today through Saturday, March 17 residents only may bring storm related tree debris (branches and limbs) at lengths up to 6 ft. and no larger than 12 inches in diameter to the Transfer Station free of charge. There will be a charge for contractors hauling debris to the transfer station.

Be alert on the roads as Public Works and utility crews are still working to clear debris and restore power.
Drive with caution and respect the work zone barricades as they are there for the protection of both the crews and public.

The Old Lyme EOC Call Center will be staffed today from 8 a.m. to noon.

If you have storm or power related questions, leave a message and your call will be returned.The EOC Call Center # is 860-598-0120.

The Lymes’ Senior Center is open today as a Warming/Respite Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome to come and relax, charge electronic devices, access the internet or have some coffee. The telephone number there is 860 434-1605, ext. 240.

Meals on Wheels clients have been individually contacted and any concerns have been addressed.

Lyme-Old Lyme Schools are operating on their normal schedule.

The Town Hall is open with full services.

Old Lyme Sanitation’s trash and recycling pick-up is on schedule.

Further critical information will be announced as needed.

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