Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Mayor Keeps Day Shelter Open after hurricane Irene

From South Fire District
Mayor Sebastian Giuliano announced that the city will be opening a shelter for local residents in the cafeteria at Middletown High School. The shelter will be open daily from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. People will not be allowed to sleep overnight. Lunch will be served at noon and dinner at 5:00 PM. Bottled water will be available all day. People will be allowed to use showers. Power will be available to charge small electrical devices (laptops, phones, etc.). Pets will NOT be permitted.

Residents, who have wells, may bring buckets and jugs to fill up on fresh water. The Mayor said the shelter is opening to accommodate those who have been without power. He added that the shelter will remain operational as long as needed.

There will be a MAT bus designated to loop run from the terminal to the MHS Day Shelter from 11am - 7 pm.

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