Power is out for 72 percent of Old Saybrook, according to the website for the utility company Eversource and the Fire Department.
Power was out for 75 percent as of 7 a.m., but some power was restored.
A Tweet from the Old Saybrook Police Department says they are aware of sporadic power outages around town and urges drivers to use caution.
They have also put out temporary stop signs at intersections where traffic lights are not working.
The cause of the outage is not clear, but officials from Eversource said power expected power to be restored by 9:15 a.m., but power is still out for almost 5,000 customers.
Check back for updates.
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