Here are a few tips to help you prepare and safely light your way during a power outage.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Monday, May 28, 2012
All outages are under investigation and Village Manager Andy Pederson reminds residents to look to WE Energies for updates and not to flood dispatch.
Updated: As of 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, power was restored to all Bayside residents. More than 100 were without power from the severe thunderstorms that swept through southeast Wisconsin Monday evening. "WE Energies is on site to restore power to those affected by tonight's storms that passed through the area," Village Manager Andy Pederson said. The WE Energies outage map shows of the 2,052 customers served in Bayside, 112 are without power as of 10 p.m. Monday night. Five locations are under investigation by WE Energies including sites along North Waverly Drive, North Broadmoor Road and West County Line Road. The new consolidated dispatch center, which handles all emergency calls for the seven North Shore communities and the North Shore…
Friday, September 30, 2011
But most have electricity restored by 6:30 a.m.
Winds whipped through the North Shore Thursday evening into Friday morning, leaving hundreds without lights, Internet, television and phone access. As of 12:30 a.m. Friday, 217 Bayside residents were without power according to the WE Energies outage map, however the reason for the outage is still under investigation. In Fox Point, it was a similar story — 457 people without power. However, by 6:30 a.m Friday, power had been restored to most residents. There were 70 people without electricity in Fox Point and just two in Bayside. At one point, there were about 10,000 customers without power in southeastern Wisconsin. By 6:30 a.m. that number was down to about 3,000. Brian Manthey, a spokesman for WE Enereries, said much of the power outages…
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
A few helpful numbers to remember when 911 isn't always the best number to call.
We all have known since we were old enough to pick up the telephone that 911 is that magic emergency number. However, what about those times when it's not quite an emergency, but there's definitely a need for help? Capt. Scott McConnell with the Bayside Police Department says that in any situation where you may need help, it's best to call the police and let them decide if something is a true emergency. But just in case, here are a few helpful numbers in case it's not quite a life-or-death situation. Critters, bugs and rodents If you're having issues with any kind of critters - whether they be coyotes, rodents or insects - Advanced Wildlife Control in Mequon is where McConnell may send you. The business can be reached at 262-242-4390. The …
Monday, July 11, 2011
Earlier this morning, more than 1,000 had no electricity.
The thunderstorms that swept through the area knocked out power to more than 1,000 homes and businesses in the North Shore early Monday morning but by 9:30 a.m. most electricity had been restored. We Energies spokesman Barry McNulty said the strong winds and lightning caused the power outages beginning after 6 a.m. As of 7:30 a.m., there were 564 We Energies customers without power in Whitefish Bay, 355 in Brown Deer, 76 in Bayside, 66 in Shorewood and 12 in Fox Point. Two hours later, however, less than two dozen outages were reported in Whitefish Bay. And there was just one customer without power in Bayside and one in Brown Deer. While power has been restored to most homes in Shorewood, police have set up four-way stops at intersections …