Schools closed due to power outages in Portage County

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PORTAGE COUNTY, Ohio — Nearly 7,000 customers were without power in Portage County Monday morning, according to FirstEnergy.

Most of those customers were in Rootstown and Edinburg townships. As of 1:30 p.m., less than 100 customers remained without power.

**Click here for the FirstEnergy outage map**

Additionally, Rootstown Local Schools and Bio-Med Science Academy are both closed today due to the outages. Southeast Local-Portage schools are also closed.

Waterloo Local Schools and NEOMED in Rootstown were on a delay.

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