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Ridgefield Begins To Slowly Recover From Sandy

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Ridgefield moved into the Make Safe phase of the storm recovery effort Tuesday night, according to town officials. The town is still far from recovered from Hurricane Sandy, with 93 percent of Ridgefield without power.

There are also 113 completely blocked and about 27 partially blocked roads, according to a press release from officials. One line and tree crew has been working to clear the roads and restore power, and additional CL&P crews arrived late Tuesday after not showing up on schedule, officials said.

Officials also included the following updates:

  • Parks and Recreation at 195 Danbury Road is operating as a shelter and charging station.
  • Halloween festivities scheduled for Wednesday night are postponed and will be rescheduled.
  • Town Hall will be open for limited business Wednesday, including voter registration and tax collection, but other town buildings are still without power.
  • All schools and school-related activities scheduled for Wednesday are canceled.
  • The Recycling Center and Transfer Station are open 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Potable water filling stations are set up at the Ridgefield Playhouse, Parks and Recreation and Fire Station 2 on Old Stagecoach Road.

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