Updated at 9:20 p.m. WILTON, Conn. – Continuing road closures and power outages from Hurricane Sandy have prompted Wilton Public Schools to close through at least Thursday.
Wilton Schools Superintendent Gary Richards said Tuesday that town schools will remain closed Wednesday and Thursday. The town is working to clear dozens of toppled trees and power lines from Monday’s major storm. Miller-Driscoll School is also being used as an emergency shelter for the town. Richards said school officials would determine later whether classes can resume Friday.
As of 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, 6,071 Connecticut LIght and Power customers in Wilton are without power. That represents 82 percent of the utility's Wilton customers.
The Wilton Library will reopen at 9 a.m. Wednesday after being closed Monday and Tuesday.
The Wilton Family YMCA plans to be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Residents in need of bulk water can pick it up from the Wilton Fire Department, located at the Town Hall Complex off Danbury Road. No bottled water is available at this time.
Check back with The Wilton Daily Voice for continuing updates on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.