Did you lose power?
How to Report Power Outage
Power outage in New Canaan, Connecticut? Contact your local utility company.
CT election results: See who won races for governor, Senate, more
See how your town voted on Election Day in Connecticut and get the latest updates as votes continue to be counted.
Amazon hiring 3,100 workers in Connecticut
Offering $19 an hour or more, Amazon formally launched its holiday hiring push in Connecticut with the goal of bringing on 3,100 sets of hands statewide.
Power Restored To Affected Customers In Darien: Eversource | Darien, CT Patch
Power Restored To Affected Customers In Darien: Eversource - Darien, CT - A portion of Hollow Tree Ridge Road in the area of Timber Lane had been closed due to a fallen tree and downed power lines.
Former Gov. Rowland buys house on Waterside Lane in Clinton
Former CT Gov. Rowland has bought the 1800 Federal-style home on Waterside Lane in Clinton, on the National Register of Historic Places, for 800,000.
Nearly 1,500 CT households without power due to Ian remnants
Nearly 1,500 households in Connecticut, including more than 400 in Weston, are without power as Hurricane Ian remnants bring rain and wind to the region
CT outages restored after high winds knock out power
More than 2,000 power outages were reported at times on Friday due to the gusty winds bringing down trees and utility lines.
Portion Of Glenville Road To Remain Closed: Greenwich Police | Greenwich, CT Patch
Portion Of Glenville Road To Remain Closed: Greenwich Police - Greenwich, CT - Police said a portion of the road will remain closed into the late evening hours.
Thunderstorms cause damage in parts of Connecticut
In Washington, Connecticut, a section of Route 109 was closed Wednesday morning due to a tree down on utility wires.
CT Lottery system restored after service outage, officials say
After a brief disruption in service Tuesday morning, the Connecticut Lottery system is back up and running.
One Road Remains Closed In Greenwich: Police | Greenwich, CT Patch
One Road Remains Closed In Greenwich: Police - Greenwich, CT - Heavy rain and thunderstorms swept through the area Monday night.
Are you affected? Leave your comment below.
Tweets from New Canaan, Connecticut
'Stay off the roads,' Wilton police warn as plummeting temperatures to cause icy conditions https://t.co/esiOpKVfSh
Keep track of power outages across Connecticut with our live map. https://t.co/FARUcvstIN
Saving food amid North Carolina power outage https://t.co/XdUzx99Lea via @CBSNews
Pound Ridge, NY (2:30 PM) Grid Power Outage Event >> The Ting Network detected an Electric Utility Grid Power Outag… https://t.co/nzm9jJszbr
More than 31,000 electric customers were without power Monday afternoon due to thunderstorms. https://t.co/kNLoxDbYRO
A school in Norwalk will have a two-hour delay Tuesday morning due to a power outage in South Norwalk, according to… https://t.co/qgiQ6kqqFl
Power outages in South Norwalk delay some school openings https://t.co/TZcJNYsgoz
Few power outages reported as rain, gusty winds hit CT https://t.co/sBgM2chRSl
Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.
Report power outage in other Connecticut cities.
New Canaan, Connecticut