The following is an overview of the latest updates from the East Haven Mayor's Office.
After running as high as almost 80 percent Tuesday afternoon, the majority of East Haven residents were brought back online with electricity Friday by United illuminating restoration crews.
Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr was in contact with Joe Thomas, UI’s Vice President of Client Fulfillment, first thing Friday morning to discuss the escalation of UI restoration efforts in East Haven.
As of 5 a.m. on Saturday, the number of customers without power has significantly dropped to 3.91 percent, or 507 individual customers.
That number had been more than 30 percent earlier in the day on Friday.
Curfew Still In Effect
Mayor Maturo announced the curfew of the mandatory evacuation areas will remain in effect each evening from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. until Monday morning.
The National Guard will remain in East Haven until 8 a.m. on Saturday.
Food Pantry Open
East Haven Food Pantry will be open for distribution on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Donations of non-perishable food and monies (checks only) are encouraged.
These donations can also be dropped off at East Haven Town Hall or the Hagaman Memorial Library during regular business hours
Other Important Information
- The East Haven Emergency Shelter at East Haven High School will remain open for the weekend or until power is fully restored
- The Town’s Emergency Operations Center will be open both Saturday and Sunday from approximately 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
- The Landfill will be open Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.., for East Haven residents. No permits will be needed. Landfill will be closed on Sunday