Update, 9:06 p.m.
A 24-hour shelter is open at the Community Center (41 Church St.), and Shelton residents can get meals ready to eat, ice, and water at Echo Hose Ambulance headquarters at 100 Meadow St. until 10 p.m.
UI reports that 26 percent of the city (4,529 customers) is still without power.
Update, Friday Nov. 2, 1:50 p.m.
SAT testing that was originally scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday Nov. 3, at Shelton High School has been postponed to Saturday, Nov. 17. This is due to test booklets not being delivered to SHS due to the storm.
News alert from the Public Works Dept:
Firewood is available at the Dog Park, corner of Nells Rock Road and Shelton Avenue (Rt. 108) for residents' use.
The compost site next to Elizabeth Shelton School is accepting (from residents only) leaves, tree limbs and brush debris resulting from Storm Sandy, Monday-Friday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays, 7 a.m. to noon through December 8.
Storm debris from private property can also be brought by RESIDENTS ONLY to the Shelton Transfer Station, located at 866 River Road, Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
City crews will only be picking up storm debris generated within the City right of way. Residents may call the Highways and Bridges Department at 203-924-9277 with any questions.