With officials still holding to their original prediction that power might not be restored for seven days, some residents are taking the challenges in stride. Lines at and were out the door this morning. (has no power and is not open.)
The recently re-opened was packed at lunch time, and the lines were long at .
Dick DePatie and his wife, Molly, were inspecting a large tree that fell at on Oenoke Ridge. The building wasn’t damaged and the church still had power, Dick DePatie said, the church’s administrator.
“It’s God’s work,” DePatie, the church’s administrator, told Patch.
The is open. Stop in and use their computers.
The in town is closed. So is .
The is open for anyone who (bring your own towel). They’ve rented a generator so you can bring your laptop and other mobile devices to charge (or use on premises).
The MTA has resumed some service, but the is still not in service. At least one prospective traveler did not get the news.
Chuck Ritter stopped by the police station to sign up for the . While here, he asked about driving protocols when a traffic signal is out, and to ask when power might be restored to the town.
“I went to Town Hall to talk to the ,” he said. “If something doesn’t get done, I’m going to have to vote for a damn Democrat.”
Again, the police remind residents residents they should not move barricades or enter areas that have been taped off. By entering these areas you are putting yourself and others at risk.
"In Norwalk a dog was electrocuted when it walked through a puddle that was energized by a live wire," Sgt. Carol Ogrinc wrote in an e-mail to Patch. "The person walking the dog was previously warned by police not to enter that area."