UPDATE: Tuesday, Nov 29 4:30pm Power has been restored at Greenwich Town Hall and evening meetings in the building will go on as scheduled, including the Planning & Zoning Commission, the Selectmen’s Board of Education Charter Revision Committee and the RTM’s Appointments Committee.
Because of an apparent transformer failure at the Prospect Street substation, Town Hall lost all power – including telephone and Internet service, at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. At 2:10 p.m., the facility closed for business and most employees were sent home.
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 2:20pm An apparent power transformer failure at the Prospect Street substation has left Greenwich Town Hall without power since about 1:30pm.
First Selectman Peter Tesei’s executive assistant Barbara Heins called GFP to say that at about 2:10 the decision was announced that Town Hall would officially close as there is no power in the building. Ms. Heins said there is no wifi either.
A decision will be made at about 4:30pm about whether Town Hall will reopen in time for Tueday night’s two public meetings: BOE Charter Revision and Planning & Zoning.
Check back with GFP for updates.