Trains running; 42% of town still dark

United Illuminating reported Friday morning that more than 9,000 people, nearly 43% of the homes and businesses in Fairfield, remain without power after Hurricane Sandy.

Crews were seen in town Thursday night, and UI has announced a goal of 95% restoration by midnight Monday, Nov. 5.

The town will close its shelter at Fairfield Ludlowe High School Friday.

Metro-North planned to resume a schedule as close to regular as possible Friday morning.

Schools remain closed today, but municipal facilities such as the libraries, Town Hall, Transfer Station and Green Cycle are due to reopen Friday.

Graduate classes are set to resume at Fairfield University Saturday, Nov. 3.

SAT tests around the area scheduled for Saturday have been postponed. Nov. 17 is targeted as the new date, according to reports. Fairfield Prep has postponed the entrance exam scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3, to Saturday, Nov. 10.



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