Versant Power said approximately 7,500 customers were affected by Friday's power outage Friday afternoon. Credit: Nina Mahaleris/BDN
Over 7,000 people briefly lost power across Bangor Friday afternoon. Just before 12:45 p.m. much of Bangor went dark in an outage that is still being investigated according to Versant officials. As of 1:16 p.m. power was returned to all customers, Amanda Cummings, a spokesperson for the company said. The outage impacted about 7,587 people, the company said.

Sawyer Loftus

Sawyer Loftus is a reporter covering Old Town, Orono and the surrounding areas. A recent graduate of the University of Vermont, Sawyer grew up in Vermont where he's worked for Vermont Public Radio, The...