WESTON, Conn. We are one of the unfortunate without power and find the total lack of communication frustrating as it is a repeat from Irene.
Have we learned nothing? Are we no better prepared? Did we do nothing to develop a better plan? Do we not have any improvements? It is not helpful to know that 70 percent of the town is dark.
As an individual, I do not have the leverage that the selectman has to communicate with CL&P officials. Other towns have collaborative command centers set with CL&P. We have Gayle Weinstein telling us that she has no information.
The officials in our town should have a communication line to the utility and should be able to identify at a minimum:
1. How many crews are working in town today?2. What the goals are for the day?3. An estimate of restoration.
We live in the lower Lyons Plain District and cannot see a tree or a wire down in the area. There is power to the traffic light at Route 57 and the street lights on Lyons Plain are lit.
There isn't a CL&P truck to be found.
We are in the dark, left in the cold both figuratively and literally.
This is pathetic.
Eric Foertsch, Weston
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