Food, Water & Hot Showers at The Community Center

Sheltonites still without power can head to the community center to get some supplies.

Shelton residents still without power can head to the , 41 Church St., starting at around 4 p.m. today, August 30. Food, water and ice will be given out to residents in need, courtesy of the Shelton Office of Emergency Management.

Community center Director Ron Herrick said at 2:45 p.m. that a truck is coming from Hartford, stocked with rations it recieved from the state.

"They haven't arrived just yet, but they're going to have a big trailer with all the supplies that will be set up in the back parking lot. Anyone is welcome to come by and get what they need," Herrick said.

Herrick also wanted to remind residents that they can take showers and charge up their cell phones and other electronics in the building.

"We'll be open until about 9:15 tonight and open again at 6:30 a.m. tomorrow," he said.

Teresa Gallagher August 30, 2011 at 07:07 PM
Lee August 30, 2011 at 07:09 PM
Why to UI outage numbers in Shelton keep going UP?
Terry August 30, 2011 at 08:20 PM
This is great news! However, we need police in Huntington Center to direct traffic. As of 2:30 this afternoon, there were still no traffic lights. Very scary situation.
bob jarvais August 31, 2011 at 11:02 PM
I would like to thank the mayor,echo hose ,the police dept,public woks,andUI for the great job they did and are doing to deal with the residents in Shelton after this disaster.My family was able to get much needed water,ice andfood today at the community centermaned by echo hose and other help.The people were GREAT.I also would like to thank our alderman-John Aglance who ansered my call last night at his house and came to mine to drop off 2 packs of water for my family until we were able to go to the community center today.IF anybody thinks are town is not run to its full potental I personally disagree 110percent. Keep up the GREAT work and you can ALWAYS count on my FAMILY,S support and vote/Thanks again-Bob Jarvis Jr and Family


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