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EAST LYME, CT (WFSB) - East Lyme High School, Flanders School, and the Central Office were closed on Thursday following two water main breaks, a school official said.

According to Public Safety, there were two breaks on Wednesday evening.

The break on Boston Post Road near Upper Pattagansett Road was fixed.

Then, a second water main break on Boston Post Road had to be repaired.

Residents may see discolored water. Those in the area of Boston Post Road and were urged to boil their water.

East Lyme's water dept. urged residents on Boston Post Road and nearby side streets from Lovers Lane east to Flanders Four Corners at the Route 161 intersection and south to Society Rd on Route 161, to boil water for at least 2 minutes prior to consumption.

Water department staff will be taking samples throughout the day.

Stay with Channel 3 as more updates become available.

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