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CMP warns some customers may be without power overnight in some towns


   AUGUSTA, Maine, March 1, 2010, 7:30 p.m. — Central Maine Power Company (CMP) reports that some of the remaining 4,000 homes and businesses without power will not have their power restored before morning. The company still expects to complete the storm restoration in most communities by late tonight, but the company warns that some residents in the communities listed below may be without power until Tuesday.

Communities with some overnight outages:
Acton, Arrowsic, Bath, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Bremen, Bristol, Brunswick, Cliff Island, Damariscotta, Edgecomb, Georgetown, Harpswell, Kittery, Long Island, Newcastle, Nobleboro, Phippsburg, Sanford, Southport, Topsham, Waldoboro, West Bath, Whitefield, Wiscasset, Woolwich, and York.


Click here to see a map of storm outages and restoration progress by town.

Next update: 9:00 p.m.

About Central Maine Power Company (CMP): Central Maine Power Company, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, is Maine’s largest electricity transmission and distribution utility. The company delivers about 9 billion kilowatt hours of electricity annually to more than 600,000 homes and businesses, representing about 80% of Maine’s annual consumer sales of electricity. The company has been ranked #1 in customer satisfaction three times by J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, visit