Power Companies Prepare for Hurricane Sandy 

Bangor Hydro Electric Company and Maine Public Service Company are preparing for the impact Hurricane Sandy could leave on Maine.The two companies are working together to cover both service territories and deploy crews to support each other if needed. Officials encourage residents to make sure you have flashlights with working batteries, a radio with batteries, and a supply of fresh water.The two companies also canceled the “Let’s Talk Sessions” for Monday and Tuesday to focus on storm planning. Bangor Public Works is asking for residents help keeping storm drains clear.To report a storm related problem in Bangor call Public Works at 992- 4500.To report a power outage, you can head to or call 947-2414.