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UPDATED: Hurricane Sandy Leaves Nearly 75 Percent of Foxborough Without Power Monday Night

Tell us where the power outages in Foxborough are from Hurricane Sandy!

UPDATE (10 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29) - Foxborough Fire Chief Roger Hatfield corrected his earlier statement to say it is in fact nearly 75 percent of the town without power as of Monday night.

"Need to correct the numbers," Hatfield said. "37 percent is the number of people with power in Foxborough so over 70 percent of the town is currently without power."

For the latest power outage figures in Foxborough, click the National Grid power outage map here.

UPDATE (7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29) - Foxborough Fire Chief Roger Hatfield says 37 percent of the town is currently without power as of 7 p.m. Monday evening.

Hatfield said National Grid is ready and waiting to get into town and start restoring power but cannot do so until wind conditions drop below 30 mph, which appears to be happening now.

"The wind, to my understanding, has dropped below 30 mph," Hatfield said. "I will try and get an answer from them on when the crews will begin [addressing the power outages in town]."

Hatfield said National Grid has identified four areas that are causing 37 percent of the town to be without power. 

"We are just waiting to figure out when they can get in here and start fixing it," Hatfield said.

Those four areas are:

  • Mechanic and Lane streets
  • Pleasant Street
  • Hope Avenue
  • Main Street and Colony Road

As of 7:10 p.m. National Grid is reporting eight power outages in Foxborough affecting 5,644 customers.

Areas being reported with no power by Foxborough Patch readers:

  • Hill Street
  • Mill Street
  • Carmine Avenue
  • Harden Road
  • Comey Avenue
  • Messinger Avenue
  • Central Street
  • Pine Street
  • Chestnut Street
  • Highland Street
  • South Street
  • North Street
  • Wall Street

ORIGINAL POST (8:40 a.m., Monday, Oct. 29) - To view National Grid's power outage map, click here.

As the storm progresses throughout Monday into Tuesday, we're using this space to ask readers which streets, neighborhoods and lcoal businesses are without power in Foxborough. 

In the comments section below, let us know if you are without power or if there has been any storm-related damage in your area. Think of this article as a quick and effective way to check on your neighbors throughout town and let them know how you're holding up as well.

Note: This article will be updated continuously.

Teri October 29, 2012 at 06:52 PM
We have lost power three times for just a minute each so far. We have underground power cables... Lewis street / morningside lane in foxboro
Teri October 29, 2012 at 07:16 PM
National Grid power outage site is down....Nice start..You can get as far as putting in an address and then it gets an error. Power is back on, but went off yet again for several minutes. Twilight Ave/Lewis/Morningside lane
Teri October 29, 2012 at 07:30 PM
Out for another 5 minutes. They need to upgrade the underground pipes around here.
Jean O October 29, 2012 at 08:34 PM
Lots of trees with wires down in Foxboro. It doesn't matter too much if your wires are underground. The utilities could be diverted for safety reasons. Hang tight!
Jenna Strickland October 29, 2012 at 09:04 PM
Prospect st out since 3
Jenna Strickland October 29, 2012 at 09:06 PM
Prospect st out since 3pm
Holly October 29, 2012 at 09:07 PM
Lost power on cook rd at 3:50PM 10/29
Jim Spadazzi October 29, 2012 at 09:20 PM
Payson Road has been out since 3:40pm
Jeremie Smith (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 09:54 PM
Thank you for all the power outage reports everyone! Keep them coming. Working on a town update from Fire Chief Hatfield right now. Will post ASAP
MAL OLEARY October 29, 2012 at 10:00 PM
BEACH STREET OUT SINCE 3PM
Sharon October 29, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Payson road is still out. How are the roads? We haven't left the house.
Holly October 29, 2012 at 10:56 PM
Any word when power will be restored?
Chris A October 29, 2012 at 11:42 PM
North Street didnt look too bad. Although the stretch near the police station could have more trees cutback.
Lisa October 29, 2012 at 11:54 PM
Fairway lane out since 5pm.
Denise Podgurski-Venuti October 29, 2012 at 11:54 PM
Cross Street out since 5
Ander M. October 30, 2012 at 12:20 AM
Sherman st out since about 3
mindy October 30, 2012 at 12:26 AM
Sherman st out since 3...
never again October 30, 2012 at 12:27 AM
Chestnut st out since 1796....or that's what it feels like....
J October 30, 2012 at 12:34 AM
Edwards, Shoreline & Thompson been out of power since 3:45
Mike October 30, 2012 at 12:44 AM
I have to work on the new library tomorrow. Anyone know if there is power in that area or not?
Mike October 30, 2012 at 12:45 AM
Boyden library that is
Power Less October 30, 2012 at 01:05 AM
Walden farms out with the first whisper of wind at 3:30 pm. AGAIN!!
Power Less October 30, 2012 at 01:08 AM
No thanks
Holly October 30, 2012 at 01:42 AM
Cook Road out since 3:50PM
Nicole MacKay October 30, 2012 at 01:45 AM
Buckley Drive has been out since 4pm.
Jennifer Noble Dare October 30, 2012 at 02:20 AM
Carroll Drive area has been out since 3:57pm :(
Michael Small October 30, 2012 at 12:18 PM
No power on Kersey Street

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