The shelter will be open at Plainville High School until further notice. Be advised there are no showers. Schools will be closed today and tomorrow, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
The town will be giving updates on power when it is available.
Also, the Transfer Station is accepting brush from residents free of charge from 1 to 3 p.m. this week, Monday through Friday.
Connecticut Light & Power provided the following information:
The automated messaging system just notified Plainville residents that there will be no school on Monday, Oct. 31.
The Plainville Police Department reported at 3:15 p.m. that Plainville High School is still open as an emergency shelter. The police did not know if schools will be open on Monday and it is not yet listed on the website www.plainvilleschools.org. With 99% customers out of service and no repairs expected until Monday, The Plainville Citizen speculates there would be no school.
An emergency shelter is open at Plainville HIgh School. People should bring their sleeping bags. Entrance can be made by the back door. Most of Plainville is without power and residents were notified by the automated telephone notification system. The CL&P outage map is unavailable right now.
Parking ban in Plainville - no on-street parking.
CL&P reports almost 400,000 customers without power statewide. Still on the rise:
In Plainville: 7,236 or 77% of customers
In Southington, 3,254 or 16% of customers
In one hour since last report, Plainville customers without power has jumped from 17% to 56%. CL&P reports that 5,268 customers are now without electricity.
In the past hour, Southington outages have also increased from 2% to 8% or 1,576 customers now without power.