Where to Shower, Charge, Get WiFi and More if You Still Don't Have Power

For those who don't have power, there are places in Bethel to get the little things back to normal.

Not having power, especially for several days, can be extremely fustrating and after Hurricane Irene, about half of Bethel is still in the dark.

To help, many businesses and town departments are trying to bring some comforts to people without power.

Looking for a hot shower? On Tuesday, Bethel's Parks & Recreation Department will have shower facilities available at the starting at 7 a.m. 

While you're there, the first selectman's office is providing power strips for recharging phones, laptops or anything else during work hours, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

If you're looking to pamper yourself while you wait for the power to come back, is offering a free shower with any salon or spa service (203-743-9795).

Internet junkies can surf the web at the Bethel Public Library, who as of Monday evening said they will be operating at normal hours with power and WiFi.

If you're an Allstate customer and need to make an insurance claim, is open, has phones, internet and power. If you have claims to report with Allstate you can continue to call 1-800-54-STORM or the office at 203-743 7219. You can also stop in for assistance and hot coffee.

Dan Gaita August 30, 2011 at 11:45 AM
Great work on this Lauren. A big help to many.
Hilda Maria Valdespino DeLucia August 30, 2011 at 02:34 PM
Pro Access will be opened Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-6PM and on Thursday after school with a "free lunch" from 12:30 to 6PM. We have 2 computers a TV and lots of games for kids going stir crazy at home!
Bethel Chamber of Commerce August 30, 2011 at 03:52 PM
The Bethel Chamber of Commerce office is open for Wi-Fi, phone usage, charging station, and power. Tuesday until 1:00pm, and the remainder of the week from 10:00am until 3:00pm. 184 Greenwood Ave 203-743-6500
joe August 30, 2011 at 03:57 PM
Kudos to these organizations for helping the community.
kenneth roper August 31, 2011 at 02:39 PM
yea-- but if you don't have power how are you supposed to know that the town is offering these services. Other forms of communcation need to utilized....
John September 01, 2011 at 02:04 AM
Michael's 2 cafe has cold beer, decent food and FREE WI-FI
Linda Tufts September 01, 2011 at 05:15 PM
what a shame our first selectman couldn't keep us updated via the radio for those of us that had no power...oh wait he did call wlad on sun. to say the town phones were out and there was some flooding around town...then nothing shame on you.


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