Major power outage planned for eastern P.E.I. this weekend

Published on September 14, 2013
Maritime Electric
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This weekend, Maritime Electric has planned a power outage early Sunday morning that will affect all communities from Stratford to East Point.

Maritime Electric spokeswoman Kim Griffin says they are completing upgrades their system.

The power will be out from 3:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m.

The areas affected will be Stratford, Pownal, Mermaid, Fort Augustus, Scotchfort, Grand Tracadie, Savage Harbour, Mount Stewart, St. Peters, Morell, Goose River, Rock Barra, East Point, Red Point, Souris, Little Pond, Dingwells Mills, Georgetown, Brudenell, Montague, Victoria Cross, Murray River, Murray Harbour, Wood Islands, Point Prim, Vernon Bridge and surrounding areas.