Dear Wayland Voter,
As of 4 p.m. today an estimated 586 Wayland homes -- 10.8% --were still without power. NSTAR expects full restoration by Wednesday evening.
Schools are expected to reopen on Wednesday. Officials will inform students' families through the usual channels.
The emergency shelter at the Middle School closed at 5 p.m. Those who still need assistance should call the Wayland Police at 508-358-4721.
You may leave tree limbs and branches at the Transfer Station during normal hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) even if you don't have a permit sticker. In addition, the Station will be open on Sunday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Wayland DPW crews are still clearing trees on streets that don't involve downed wires.
Authorities advise you to watch for limbs still suspended from trees. Report and stay away from any downed utility wires.
Town officials say they don't have details on power restoration and suggest calling NSTAR at 1-800-592-2000.
New information, when available, will be delivered via Wayland reverse 911 calls and posted at the Public Safety Building, the Cochituate Fire Station and on the town website.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Massachusetts to supplement state and local recovery efforts.