Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The winter storm has left many people in the dark Wednesday.
Power has been restored to most people in the Dexter area as of Thursday morning. According to the DTE Outage Map, just 275 customers are still without power, down from 3,000 on Wednesday. Power outages at Dexter Community Schools caused evening education programs and the high school band concert to be canceled Wednesday night. The schools also had a snow day Wednesday. Many readers commented on Dexter Patch's Facebook page that their power had gone on and off several times during the day Wednesday. Report a power outage at your home and get an estimate of when your power will return by visiting dteenergy.com.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Representatives from DTE commended the township for being proactive in its recent public safety efforts.
Dexter Township officials received a surprise gift during their regular meeting on Tuesday. Representatives from DTE Energy presented the township board of trustees a check for $2,500 to help offset the cost of installing 16 outdoor warning sirens in the community. "DTE is very proud to be part of the Dexter community," Paul Ganz, regional manager said. Ganz, who has lived in the township for the past 20 years, said he admires the board's decision to move forward with purchasing and installing the sirens at a cost of $370,000. "When the siren warning system came up, I said 'that's the kind of heads up thinking that has really become a hallmark for this township,'" he said. "The township's response to the (March 15, 2012) tornado was just …
Sunday, June 3, 2012
DTE Energy crews continue working to restore power to Dexter Village residents on Sunday afternoon.
Power is still out for about 1,300 DTE customers in the 48130 zip code Sunday afternoon after fierce winds caused a large tree to fall on a power line near Dexter-Ann Arbor Road. According to DTE spokesman Scott Simons, as of 4 p.m. crews were working to repair the downed line and have clcosed off part of Dexter-Ann Arbor Road near Zeeb Road. "There is no estimate when we will have power restored," Simons said. Customers are urged to stay away from any downed power lines, or anything in which a downed power line has come into contact with. Customers can call DTE Energy at 1-800-477-4747 to report a power outage or downed power line.
Monday, March 19, 2012
No homes in the 48130 zip code are reporting power outages as of Monday morning, according to DTE officials.
As residents in Dexter begin picking up the pieces of their homes left behind in the wake of Thursday's tornado, DTE Energy officials are reporting that all power has been restored to the 48130 zip code as of Monday. "I was pleasantly surprised," DTE spokesman Len Singer told Ann Arbor.com. "We would have expected to see more damage than we did with the storm that went through." Customers are cautioned to stay away from any downed power lines. Assume all lines are energized and dangerous, and stay at least 20 feet away, DTE warned. Customers should call DTE Energy at 1-800-477-4747 to report a power outage or a downed power line.