Hampton loses power, water briefly Monday

Electrical problems left Hampton residents without power and water for a brief time Monday morning, a scenario made possible due to maintenance currently being done on the village water tower.
Board Chairman James Parsley reported that an electrical connection burned out near E Street just before 7 a.m., leaving much of the village without power or water.
“We’re running entirely on well pumps right now,” Parsley explained. “We would have started pumping from the tower had it been operational.”

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