The following message was sent out to residents by First Selectman Rudy Marconi at 2:45 Friday, May 18.

Please steer clear of Eversource crews and allow them to continue restoration efforts without interruption.

Eversource reports that their goal is to have 95% restoration by midnight, Saturday, (5/19). Report outages to Eversource at 800-286-2000, even if you have reported earlier.

All roads are passable. Parks and Recreation at 195 Danbury Road is open tonight until 10 p.m., Saturday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Potable water is available at Parks & Rec. Bring your own containers.

Be aware intermittent power outages my occur during the restoration process. Please check on your neighbors, especially the elderly and those with disabilities. Photos of damaged areas are posted at Ridgefield CERT on Facebook. For emergencies, dial 911.

Thank you.