Williams College to Shut Down Electricity Three Days This Summer

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams College's campus will undergo a total blackout for three days this summer while the school installs two large generators.
 
The school's electric grid will be taken off line on Monday, July 31, Monday, Aug. 14, and Saturday, Aug. 19, starting at 5 a.m.
 
During the blackout, there will be no Internet, phone service, air conditioning, ventilation, hot water or lights, including bathrooms.
 
All campus buildings will be closed those days to accommodate this installation. This includes the Child Care Center, The Log, Lasell Gymnasium and Fitness Facility, all athletic facilities, the Faculty Club, Paresky Center and the '62 Center.
 
The chosen days do not impact the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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