The 1,197 remain in the dark despite DTE efforts to repair the power grid.
The DTE Outage Map shows there are another 277 new outages northwest of Mack and Oxford along with the 377 in Grosse Pointe Shores--the last of which had been restored as of late Saturday but is now out again.
public safety officers are hand-delivering a letter early Sunday alerting residents of the most recent news from DTE and the city.
According to the letter, DTE workers replaced a burned out cable at the Mack and Anita transformer but power has still not returned and the power grid is continually "tripping and blowing fuses."
The Public Safety Department has increased patrols in the neighborhood without power. The Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center is also available to any residents needing shelter and those requiring special assistance should contact the public safety department for help at 313-343-2400.
When the officer dropped letters to residents on Hollywood Avenue early Sunday, he said there is no current restoration estimate by DTE. Workers from DTE are continuing to try to fix the problem.
The hum of generators fills the air in the neighborhood, which has been . This is the first lengthy outage . That outage spurred residents and Grosse Pointe Woods city council to contact DTE about the problem in that particular neighborhood.
While many residents have generators to at least keep the refridgerator running, many do not.
Among those without power are several businesses who have been closed since Friday night, including , , the Mobil gas station and more.
The outage spans from Vernier Road to Brys Road from Mack Avenue to a few streets beyond Marter Road.
The Mack and Vernier intersection is operating on a generator. It had been initially turned into a roundabout with emergency tape by the Department of Public Safety late Friday but was put on the generator early Saturday.