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Halloween power outage update – Wed., Oct. 31 – 6 a.m.

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REGION – Here’s an early morning update on the towns serviced by National Grid and Unitil in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Ayer saw a tremendous number of homes re-energized overnight Tuesday into Wednesday (dropping from 1,098 without power at midnight to 239 at nearly 6 a.m.).

Other towns, not so much. Harvard remained the same from midnight to 6 a.m., with 501 customers without power.

Here’s a look at the region, as reported by National Grid and Unitl as of about 6 a.m. this morning.

—UNITIL – 5:47 a.m., Wed., Oct. 31:

(without power/total number of customers in community)

Ashby – 0/1,381

Fitchburg – 8/18,937

Leominster – 0/27

Lunenburg – 8/4,745

Shirley 0/26 (town is largely National Grid)

Townsend 1/3,881

—NATIONAL GRID – 5:28 a.m., Wed., Oct. 31:

(number without power/number of customers in that community)

Ayer – 239/3,858

Berlin – 6/1,326

Bolton – 362/1,933

Clinton – 593/7,034

Harvard – 501/2,278

Lancaster – 1,102/2,971

Leominster – 160/19,043

Lowell – 1,088/42,332

Pepperell – 76/4,862

Shirley – 690/2,760

Westford – 788/9,238

** Mary Arata, Nashoba Publishing

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