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Hopmeadow Street, Schools Reopen Following Hurricane Sandy

About 2 percent of CL&P's Simsbury customers are still without power on Thursday.

Submitted by the Town of Simsbury

The following is an update on the Town of Simsbury Storm Information Hotline:

Storm Status

Hurricane Sandy is over for the town of Simsbury and no further damage from the storm is expected.

School Status

As of Thursday, November 1, 2012 all Simsbury Public Schools are open.

Road Status

Route 10 (Hopmeadow Street) has been reopened and all other roads are open and safe.

Power Outage Status

As of 9:30 a.m. today, CL&P is reporting that 2 percent of their customers in Simsbury are still without power. Town officials are continuing to press CL&P for details on when residents can expect their power to be restored. If you are still without power, be sure to report the outage- even if you have done so already. By calling CL&P at 1-800-286-2000.

Shelter Status

Residents with special circumstances preventing them from sheltering at home should contact Simsbury Social Services at 860-658-3283. Social Services will be serving hot meals throughout the day today. Residents needing a hot meal, water, water and a place to charge their cell phones can find these services at Simsbury Social Services at Eno Memorial Hall.

Public Works

As tree damage from Hurricane Sandy was minimal, there will be not town-wide collection of storm debris. Residents are encouraged to bring storm debris to the Bulky Waste Facility, 74 Wolcott Road, on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The facility is also accepting food waste resulting from the power outages.

If you have questions about leaf-pickup or disposal of storm debris, please contact the Department of Public Works at 860-658-3222.

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