Water Witch Hose Company in New Milford, recognizing that power may be out for a while, has set up a public charging station on the side of their prospect hill firehouse at Route 67 and Grove Street. People taking advantage of the service are asked not to block the apparatus bays. Firefighters will be available to help anyone that needs potable water, though residents must bring their own containers.
Newtown residents who need WiFi are able to get service outside CH Booth Library. The 25 Main Street facility's back parking lot is within the reach of a recent upgrade to the wireless signal. Library staff has also put out extension cords and two charging stations. The building itself remains closed. Booth Library is however offering curbside service and, weather permitting, patio browsing service.
Due to COVID restrictions, Ridgefield Parks and Rec is closed and not available for showers . Emergency Management officials are working on a limited opening. As of this morning. Main Street only had one lane open at the library and Route 35 was closed between High Ridge and the Fountain.
Danbury Fire Headquarters on New Street has been set up with an outdoor charging station. Water is also available for residents.
Bethel Municipal Center will be open from 9am to 8pm today, tomorrow and Friday for charging stations. The designated, marked front entrance includes a sign in sheet and visitors will be asked to do a quick health screening, The General Purpose room will be available for about 6 people at a time to charge their devices due to COVID-19 restrictions. Residents are asked not to use the space as a remote work site in order to accommodate as many people as possible.