NSTAR: Outages Down to 330 Homes
Company estimates power will be restored townwide by Wednesday.
NSTAR is reporting that the number of Arlington homes affected by this weekend's power outage is now down to 330.
According to the company's estimates, it could take until Wednesday evening for energy to be restored to the entire town. As of Sunday, nearly 1,000 households were left in the dark after a rare October nor'easter hit the area this weekend.
According to an NSTAR report, about 1.6 percent of homes in Arlington remainwithout power this Monday afternoon, down from about 996 on Sunday evening. Statewide, more than 42,000 were still without power as of Monday afternoon.
Officials at the company estimate the Arlington outages will be solved by Wednesday evening.
In a release, Public Works officials said there is significant tree damage that will take a few weeks to clean up. The department is focused on downed trees and major branch removals from public ways.
For tree or large limb removal from private property, officials recommend residents contact a professional tree service. Those who need to dispose of smaller branches are reminded to take advantage of the town's weekly curbside yard waste collection, which continues until the week of Dec. 2. For full details, please visit arlingtonma.gov/recycle.
To report a major downed town tree or limb obstructing a road, call DPW dispatch at 781-316-3301.