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Power Outage Forces Some Westport Shops To Close Early

Banana Republic, located on Westport's Main Street, closed early Thursday due to an afternoon power outage.
Banana Republic, located on Westport's Main Street, closed early Thursday due to an afternoon power outage. Photo Credit: Vanessa Inzitari

WESTPORT, Conn. —  A few stores in downtown Westport, including Banana Republic, closed early Thursday afternoon due to a power outage that left more than 1,200 customers in the dark in and around downtown Westport.

The outage hit at about 2 p.m., Connecticut Light & Power spokesman Mitch Gross said.

“There was an issue with some equipment at a Westport substation,” Gross said as to the cause of the outage.

Power was restored at about 3:15 p.m., he said.

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