Rocky Hill Public Schools will be closed for the rest of the week and will not reopen until Monday.
Anyone needing a hot shower can go to the from 1-10 p.m. However, residents must enter through the south-side entrance and bring their own toiletries and towels.
The will continue to operate as a warming center and the will be opened tonight. There are 50 cots at the for residents seeking a warm place to sleep.
Lunch was served at the at noon and dinner will be served at 5 p.m. There are 2,000 MREs (Meal, Ready to Eat) and 6,000 bottles of water available for home delivery. The town website will have an update on when the food can be delivered.
Mayor Anthony LaRosa and Town Manager Barbara Gilbert commended the town staff for all their hard work.
"It is bringing back a sense of community, which has been missing," said Chris Rusack, a volunteer at the . "Everyone has been chipping in. The people have been nice and understanding."
The Fire Department responded to over 100 calls in the last 48 hours, according to Fire Marshal Richard Renstrom. For non-emergency questions, please call police dispatch at 860-258-7640.
The is currently open and free of charge to all Rocky Hill residents while the power is being repaired.
There are 9,221 Connecticut Light and Power customers or 94% of the town without power as of 2 p.m., according to their website. first to allow residents .
In other news, Gov. Dannel Malloy has designated Friday night as Halloween.