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Eversource Still Working To Restore Power In Hard-Hit Weston

A Weston Police officer could be stationed at Weston High full time as a school resource officer in the future.
A Weston Police officer could be stationed at Weston High full time as a school resource officer in the future. Photo Credit: File
2:30 p.m. update: WESTON, Conn. — A total of 735 customers remained without power at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Weston, one of the hardest hits town in the state in terms of power outages due to strong winds.

The town's schools were still running on generators, and police warned of downed trees and wires throughout town.

Eversource is on the scene making repairs. At one point Thursday morning, a total of 2,557 customers without power in the town, or a whopping 67 percent of the town, according to Eversource.

original story: WESTON, Conn. — Power outages soared in Weston as strong, gusty winds knocked down trees and power lines Thursday morning, police said.

As of 10 a.m., there were 2,557 customers without power in the town, or a whopping 67 percent of the town, according to Eversource.

"Busy morning around town," Weston police said in a Facebook post.

Police urged motorists to avoid the following roads, which are closed due to wires down:

  • Weston Road/Route 57 closed at School Road
  • Newtown Turnpike closed at # 232
  • Cartbridge Road closed near Buttonball
Police and fire crews are on the scene of downed wires, police said.

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