Town Administrator Mel Kleckner reports that Eversource is currently working to restore electricity to approximately 100 residents in Brookline Village Friday afternoon.
The outage was first reported around 12:30 p.m., with approximately 470 Eversource customers impacted. As of 02:15 p.m., the number of outages had decreased to about 100.
Crews have identified an issue underground and power is expected to restored to all residents around 05:00 p.m., according to Eversource officials.
“We have been in contact with Eversource since the outages were first reported and they understand the need to act quickly given today’s extremely hot temperatures,” Town Administrator Kleckner said. “We are hoping that electricity will soon be restored to the remaining residents without power.”
Residents in the area are urged to check on their neighbors, especially those who are elderly or may need assistance if they are without power.