posted on: 10/30/2017; updated at 2 p.m.

Strong winds and heavy rain have caused power outages and road closures throughout the City.

As of 2 p.m., Eversource reports that more than 3,000 customers are without power in Dover. Crews continue to work to restore power to affected areas.

Eversource estimates that power may be out in some locations for two days.

For residents who need shelter, please contact Police Dispatch at 742-4646. The McConnell Center is also available for people who need a place to charge electronics or need a heated location temporarily. The McConnell Center is open until 9 p.m. today and open on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Due to the weather-related power outages and storm clean-up, Trick-or-Treat in Dover has been postponed to Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5 to 8 p.m.

Trash and recycling pick-up is delayed by at least two hours. 

Storm causes power outages, road closures

posted on: 10/30/2017; updated at 2 p.m.

Strong winds and heavy rain have caused power outages and road closures throughout the City.

As of 2 p.m., Eversource reports that more than 3,000 customers are without power in Dover. Crews continue to work to restore power to affected areas.

Eversource estimates that power may be out in some locations for two days.

For residents who need shelter, please contact Police Dispatch at 742-4646. The McConnell Center is also available for people who need a place to charge electronics or need a heated location temporarily. The McConnell Center is open until 9 p.m. today and open on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Due to the weather-related power outages and storm clean-up, Trick-or-Treat in Dover has been postponed to Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5 to 8 p.m.

Trash and recycling pick-up is delayed by at least two hours.

The following roads are closed as a result of fallen trees and downed wires:

  • Hillside Drive;
  • Forsythia Drive;
  • Three Rivers Farm Road;
  • Pearl Street, from Florence Street to Coolidge Avenue;
  • Belknap Street, from Summer Street to Hamilton Street;
  • Spur Road at 141 Spur Road.

Debris and fallen tree limbs are across many roads citywide, causing some partial closures.

Roads closed due to downed lines will be reopened once crews restore power and remove hazards. As a reminder, do not touch downed lines. Treat all lines as live.

According to the National Weather Service, high winds will subside later this afternoon. 

To report an outage to Eversource, call 1-800-662-7764.

In case of an emergency, life-threatening situation, downed line or imminent danger, call 911.