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CMP crews pour into York County and mid-coast communities

AUGUSTA, Maine, Dec. 15, 2008, 9 a.m. — Central Maine Power Co. (CMP) sent its crews out for the fourth straight day of restoration work in communities in the counties of York, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, and Lincoln. Nearly 40,000 customer accounts remain without power on Monday morning, as 1,300 field and support personnel shift their operations to an ever-shrinking number of communities.

Following is a list of remaining outages by Service Center. Each Service Center includes the city or town listed, along with a dozen or more surrounding communities. A map showing the towns in each service area as well as a town-by-town listing of outages can be found on CMP’s web site at

Alfred: 36,000
Brunswick: 2,660
Portland: 495
Total: 39,155

Next update: noon.


About CMP: Central Maine Power, a subsidiary of Energy East Corporation, operates more than 25,000 miles of power lines and other facilities that deliver electricity to 80 percent of Maine’s population. Web site:
About Energy East: Energy East Corporation is a respected, super-regional energy services and delivery company serving about 3 million customers throughout upstate New York and New England. By providing outstanding customer service and meeting customers’ energy requirements in an environmentally responsible manner, Energy East will continue to be a valuable asset to the communities we serve.