Municipal, public safety and highway employees worked throughout the evening as the town recovers from the damage caused by Hurricane Irene.
Connecticut Light and Power will make the town of Rocky Hill "secure" and then move onto another town, Town Manager Barbara Gilbert said. CL&P will return sometime in the near future to "begin the restoration process."
There are 6,676 or 68% customers are without power as 8 p.m., according to CL&P website.
The will work until later this evening clearing debris from the roads, Gilbert said. They will rest and then return to work Monday morning.
No town staff were injured during Hurricane Irene, Gilbert confirmed. However, trees damaged homes on Sunset Ridge and Grimes Road.
There are no major road closures as of 7 p.m., Gilbert said.
The Connecticut River has overflowed its bank at . The docks are underwater. However, the was secure and undamaged.
The , which was used as an , was closed as of 5 p.m. Sunday. A few families stopped bye the , but no one stayed for an extended period of time.
Gilbert said a determination on whether will open will be made tomorrow and Rocky Hill Patch will have the information first.
If power does not return, will not open.
Opening day for Rocky Hill schools is Tuesday, after the canceled school on Monday.
Trash and recycling will occur tomorrow morning as scheduled, according to Gilbert.
Gilbert said that the emergency plan worked well and was pleased with how her staff handled the Hurricane Irene. They will meet later this week to discuss any revisions that could be made to the plan.