Contact Us
Newtown Daily Voice serves Bethel & Newtown
Return to your home site

Menu

Newtown Daily Voice serves Bethel & Newtown

Nearby Sites

Breaking News: Rain, Gusty Winds Will Dampen First Half Of Weekend; Here's Brand-New Outlook For Mother's Day
News

Hundreds Without Power In Bethel, Newtown, Weston, Wilton

Eversource crews are out making repairs to restore power on Friday.
Eversource crews are out making repairs to restore power on Friday. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Thousands of people were without power Friday, a day after powerful thunderstorms rocked much of Fairfield County, according to Eversource. 

Here are the power outages reported as of 8:20 a.m.:

  • Bethel: 42 customers
  • Danbury: 1 customer
  • Easton: 15 customers
  • Greenwich: 1 customer
  • Newtown: 1,541 customers, or 14 percent of the town 
  • Ridgefield: 1 customer 
  • Stamford: 1 customer
  • Weston: 980 customers, or 26 percent of the town
  • Wilton: 134 customers

Downed trees, branches and debris were reported in many of the towns after the storms moved through.

It was not clear when all power would be restored to the towns. 

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.