Power will be restored to Waldo County by afternoon

1:00 PM, Dec 31, 2011   |    comments
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WALDO COUNTY (NEWS CENTER) --Central Maine Power is reporting wide spread outages on the west side of Penobscot Bay.  Crews from CMP are working to restore the power by late this afternoon.

The outages are affecting Lincolnville, Searsport, Belfast, Isleboro and other surrounding communities.  Camden in Knox County is also experiencing power outages. The outage numbers are just over 16,000.  

John Carroll, spokesperson for Central Maine Power, tells us   there is a problem with an insulator on one of the transmission lines. 

Crews are currently working to correct the problem.  Everyone in the area should have their power back by 2:30 this afternoon.

NEWS CENTER

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