City of Newberry temporarily suspends utility disconnections

Published: Jul. 27, 2022 at 6:23 PM EDT
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NEWBERRY, Fla. (WCJB) - The City of Newberry won’t unplug utility customers who can’t pay for now.

City officials are temporarily suspending electric and water disconnections for accounts with balances less than $500.

They say high temperatures and rising prices for natural gas are driving up costs.

The city is offering this option starting August 1st and will continue through September 30th.

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