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Intense Storms Bring Local Power Outages

Intense thunderstorms coupled with the high winds that passed through Newtown Monday night resulted in 556 local power outages being reported to the Connecticut Light & Power Company (CL&P) as of 9 pm on July 7, according to CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross.

By 2 am on Tuesday, July 8, the number of outages climbed to 572.

As of 9 am on Tuesday, there were 11 outages.

CL&P crews were continuing work to restore power, Mr Gross said.

CL&P has 10,999 customers in Newtown.

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