August – Tropical Storm Irene – August 29, 2:00 p.m. Update

Pascoag Utility District crews have made substantial progress clearing debris and repairing pole and wire damage from the effects of Hurricane Irene.Ê PUD has had full crews and additional contract workers out in the field since approximately 8 a.m. Sunday.Ê We are waiting for our two main feeder lines from National Grid to be re-energized.Ê Once those main lines are restored and we have power available at our substation, and we will be able to begin to return service to our customers circuit by circuit.

 

Additionally due to storm damage, we lost all 7 of our incoming customer phone lines, and appreciate the kind words and patience our customers have shown us when they have stopped by our office to report outages. You can continue to call the office but all calls are currently being routed through one cell phone so please be patient as we now only have one line. Our crews will continue to work at the incredible pace they have until every last customer has its electricity supply back in service.

 

We ask that our customers under no circumstances put themselves in proximity of downed power lines, as they can be energized at any time as restoration continues.

PUD’s 5th Annual Public Power Green Festival! Saturday September 17, 2011 10:00-2:00 PM

The Pascoag Utility District Office will be holding its 5th Annual Green Festival in honor of Public Power Week!!! Donate $2.00 to the Burrillville Farmers Market and receive a bracelet that will allow you to participate in festival activities! The Burrillville Farmers Market is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the promotion and marketing of local farm and garden products in the Town of Burrillville and surrounding areas, and to stimulate public interest in the consumption of local farm and garden products. The market supports local farms and products and helps to preserve farms and land that support farming and thus improve the quality of rural life in the Burrillville area.

 

By making a donation of $2.00 to the BFMA you will receive the following:

 

Conservation Energy bag filled with energy saving information

2 Tickets to enter into our raffle for products and gift certificates from local businesses.

Admittance to Pascoag Utility District’s staff sponsored “Great Chili Cook-off!” You will get to sample the delicious varieties of chili and vote for your favorite!

 

Conservation Energy bag filled with a coloring book and crayons!

Have your face painted by the wonderfully talented Jessica Ericksson!

Pick up a tasty treat of cotton candy!

Take a bucket truck ride!

Make a craft at the kid’s table!

 

There will be Green Vendors in attendance! Learn more about conservation, renewable energy and sustainable living! Come see our office solar project! Purchase products from the hardworking farmers of the Burrillville Farmer’s Market! Enter our raffle to win a $50, $25 or $15 credit toward your Pascoag Utility District electric bill!

 

New this year!!!! Pascoag Fire Department will be cooking up a storm! Stop by their booth and purchase hotdogs, hamburgers or doughboys! They’ll also be bringing their fire trucks for the kids to go in. Support your local Fire Department by stopping by their booth!

 

The Grand Green Carnivale Puppet Show! Dan Butterworth and his puppets are a delight for all ages! The puppet show will have two showings at 11:00 and 1:00PM. Don’t be late, you don’t want to miss this!

 

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