Power slowly coming back to lower Manhattan after four day blackout

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Consolidated Edison (better known as Con Ed) looks to have kept its promise to those living in Lower Manhattan without power. Word has just started coming in from Twitter users that power has been restored to parts of the East Village and the Lower East Side, and the power company later confirmed those reports, tweeting that 65,000 have power back. The area that’s been restored was connected to the Cooper Square network, which is bounded by Canal Street on the south, Broadway on the west, 14th street on the north, and all the way to the East River. That still leaves many in Manhattan, as well as millions more in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the suburbs without power, but, considering the circumstances, it’s a fairly quick…

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