POWER OUTAGE & SCHOOL CLOSURE UPDATE THURS JAN 26


Here's today's school closures list (via Facebook)


via NBPower *7:30a
The ice storm is still in progress in the Acadian Peninsula and Miramichi and crews will assess and provide restoration estimates when it is safe to do so.
In the following communities, we expect to have approximately 80% of customers restored by the end of Thursday night, January 26 :
Sussex, Moncton
In the following areas, we expect to have approximately 60% of customers restored by the end of Thursday night, January 26 :
Tracadie, Miramichi, Sackville , Shediac , Bouctouche
In the following areas, we expect to have approximately 99% of customers restored by the end of Thursday night, January 26 :
St Stephen , Woodstock,  , Bathurst , Eel River , Rothesay, Fredericton
We prioritize restoration work by focusing on high priority incidents, outages affecting large numbers of customers and emergencies.
Please be safe by staying away from downed trees and lines as they could be energized and contact could be fatal. Call 9-1-1 only if you see a fire or an immediate, life-threatening emergency.


If you need a place to get warm...
- YMCA of Greater Moncton: For all residents who are still without power, our offer continues today for free hot showers, a place to warm up and charge your devices. We had many visitors yesterday and already some again this morning. Just bring government issued photo ID and your own towels, hair dryer, etc. Please do feel welcome to come by. We are open until 10 pm tonight.

- Lewisville Baptist Church (109 Pleasant): "If you're still without power, c'mon in this morning (Thursday) and warm up! Hot breakfast is served, coffee is on and lots of outlets stand ready ...to charge up your devices....You can even grab a hot shower!"

- The Coverdale Rec Centre in Riverview will be open this morning at 9 as a warming and recharging centre. 

- Residents of the Village of Salisbury. The Warming Center located at Salisbury Lions Club, 63 Peter Street, will remain open until power is restored to the community. There will be meals provided to those who are in need.

- For those who are still without electricity in the Cocagne area, the Cocagne Fire Station is open as a warming centre.

-The JK Irving Center (Guy A Richard Hall) in Bouctouche has opened its doors to local residents that are in need of warmth and shelter. The Hall will be open until further notice.

- In Sackville the Tantramar Civic Centre is open for warming and recharging.

-The Village of Riverside-Albert and surrounding area: Community residents are welcome to come to Forest Dale Home to get warm and for Coffee/Tea and Soup and Sandwiches /Soup from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.



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