2015-02-13 / Letters

Utility company and its crews deserve praise

To the editor:

We will all remember the great blizzard of 2015 for years, but we should not forget that a major inconvenience did not turn into a major disaster because of the preventive maintenance by Central Maine Power and its contractors. I have never seen such a prolonged period of high winds without widespread power outages.

Such a result is not an accident, and the fact that we avoided tragedies (and possibly fatalities) was due to brilliant planning and execution by CMP and its crews. Thank you.

Frederick Van Veen
Kennebunkport

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