Bethel town hall has opened its showers and locker rooms for residents who are without power. Shower facilities will be open until 5pm. Residents are reminded to bring their own towels and toiletries. Based on prior experience with storms of this magnitude, Bethel officials say some homes could remain without power for several days.
Newtown residents who need a warm place to charge phones or to use computers both the Municipal Center and the Senior Center in Sandy Hook are open today.
Putnam County Government Offices, with the exception of essential services, remain closed today. COunty Executive MaryEllen Odell says it's in the best interest of public safety to keep all non-emergency traffic off the roads. The monthly meeting of the Transportation Advisory Council in Putnam will be rescheduled.
Comfort facilities are available at Southeast town Hall until 5pm, the Knight's of Columbus in Carmel until 4pm, Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association in Brewster until 6pm, Patterson Recreation Center until 7pm.