Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Shelters Have Opened Across The State

Maine - Many communities have opened warming shelters tonight as thousands are still without power due to the ice storm and temps dropping to the single digits tonight.

List of Shelters Open:
Androscoggin County
Lewiston High School
American Red Cross Emergency Shelter, Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Lewiston, 1114 9th Avenue
Will open at 5 PM.

Oak Hill Middle Middle School
Community Shelter, Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Wales, 40 Ballpark Road
Opening at 5 PM; Overnight Shelter/Pet Friendly (bring cages and food); Please bring your bedding, cots (if you have them) and any nonperishable foods for your own consumption.

Wales Town Office/Fire Station
Warming Center
Wales, 175 Centre Road
Residents needing a place to warm up may contact the town at 207-212-2879 and someone will meet them there to open the shelter.

Hancock County
Blue Hill Town Office
Warming Center
Blue Hill, 18 Union Street

Brooklin Fire Department
Warming Center
Brooklin, 25 Bay Road

Brooksville Fire Department
Warming Center
Brooksville, 2199 Coastal Road

Miles Lane School
Warming Shelter
Bucksport, 100 Miles Lane

Ellsworth City Hall
Warming Center
Ellsworth, 1 City Hall Plaza

Hancock Congregational Church
Warming Center
Hancock, US Highway Route 1

Orland Fire Department Warming Center
Warming Center
Orland, 91 School House Road

Sullivan-Sorrento Recreation Center
Warming Center
Sullivan, US Highway Route 1

Kennebec County
Augusta Civic Center
Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Augusta, North Wing - 76 Community Drive
Opening at 5 PM; The shelter is providing meals, blankets, and cots; Individuals must provide their own pillows, sheets, and medications; Pet Friendly - owners are responsible for their pets feeding/walking - bring their own cages if available.

Faith Christian Church
Warming Center
Gardiner, 280 Brunswick Avenue
9:00 am to 9:00 pm Christmas Eve. Christmas Day, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Winthrop Ambulance Base
Warming Center
Winthrop, 31 Old Western Ave. (Old Winthrop Health Center)
10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Knox County
Appleton Fire Station
Warming Center
Appleton, 2845 Sennebec Road
Opening Time: 12 Noon; Closing Time: 6:00 PM

Hope Fire Station Warming Center
Warming Center
Hope, 475 Camden Road

Union Town Office
Warming Center
Union, 567 Common Road
Closing Time: 5:00 PM

Washington Town Office
Warming Center
Washington, 40 Old Union Road

Lincoln County
Alna Fire Department Shelter
Warming Center
Alna, Route 218
Mainly warming shelter, but will accept overnights. Bring cot, bedding, medications, personal items, and food for your own consumption. It will remain open throughout the duration of the power outages for Alna.

Dresden Fire Department
Warming Center
Dresden, 100 Patterson Road
Will remain open throughout the duration of the power outages for Dresden.

Faith Baptist Church
Warming Center
Newcastle, Mills Road
Will remain open as long as there is a need.

Wiscasset Fire Department
Warming Center
Wiscasset, Route 1
Will remain open throughout the duration of the power outages for Wiscasset.

Penobscot County
Brewer Auditorium
Emergency Shelter
Brewer, 318 Wilson Street

Newburg Community Shelter
Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Newburg, 2220 Western Avenue
Community Shelter - Currently open and will stay open as long as needed. Cots and food are available. Bring your own blankets, personal items and medications. Pet Friendly: Bring pet food and cages (if available).

Washington County
Washington County Community College
Emergency Shelter
Calais, 1 College Drive

Waldo County
Troy Howard Middle School
Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Belfast, 173 Lincolnville Avenue

Islesboro Community Center
Warming Center
Islesboro, 103 Pendleton Point Road

Morrill Fire Station
Warming Center
Morrill, 52 Weymouth Road
Opening Time: 10:00 AM; Closing Time: TBD

Searsport Fire Station
Warming Center
Searsport, 3 Union Street
Opening: 10:00 AM; Closing Time: TBD

Stockton Springs Town Office
Warming Center
Stockton Springs, 217 Main Street
Opening Time: 10:00 AM; Closing Time: 5:00 PM

SHELTERS NOW CLOSED
Kennebec County
Helen Thompson Elementary School
Warming Center
West Gardiner, 309 Spears Corner Road

Carrie Ricker Middle School
Warming Center
Litchfield, 573 Richmond Road
Occupancy level: 130

North Wayne Fire Station
Warming Center
Wayne, 14 Old Kents Hill Road

Waldo County
Varney Community Center
Warming Center
Brooks, 24 Veterans Highway

Monroe Town Office
Warming Center
Monroe, 8 Swan Lake Avenue

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