Customers without power down to 360 at noon Thursday

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A Maritime Electric worker repairs a line in this Guardian file photo

As of noon Thursday, 360 Maritime Electric customers are still without power. There are 25 crews working to restore power.

Communities without power: Augustine Cove; Searltown; Middleton; Huntley; Skinners Pond; Cavendish; Kensington; Marshfield; Monticello; and all surrounding areas.

Electric power supply to Islanders was off and on all day Wednesday and overnight.

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On a related note, because of Wednesday’s storm, Maritime Electric will postpone its planned outage that was scheduled for overnight tonight in the Kings County area. 

The outage had been scheduled to make repairs to poles damaged in a storm in November.

This planned outage is now rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 15 between the hours of 2 and 6 a.m. There are approximately 6,000 customers who will be affected by the planned outage. The areas affected will be Souris, Red Point, Souris West, Little Pond, Dingwells Mills, Fortune Bridge, Cardigan, Georgetown, Georgetown Royalty, Brudenell, Roseneath, Lorne Valley, St Peters and surrounding areas.

 

Organizations: Maritime Electric, New London

Geographic location: P.E.I., East Point, Stanley Bridge Pleasant Grove South Pinnett Mount Carmel Rollo Bay Georgetown Abrams Village Red Point Chepstow Iceland Kings Kensington

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  • Tell me it ain't so . . .
    December 05, 2013 - 14:17

    Was talking to a person that should know, but I wish I could find out the truth. He told me that the union that oversees the line-workers won't allow underground lines. Says it can't undermine the jobs repairing downed lines!

  • Dundas Sue
    December 04, 2013 - 22:39

    Websites are very little good when we are without power! A very challenging day for the crews to keep our lights on. Kudos to all the repairpeople braving the ice and snow to keep us warm and out of the dark.

    • RedScot
      December 05, 2013 - 14:30

      Yes many people don't have access to the web without power but many have cell phones with internet access.......