| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
An underground electrical fire was reported beneath the Sheraton City Center hotel Wednesday morning, but city emergency officials said it posed no danger to hotel guests.
Half a dozen fire vehicles and a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. truck...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Concerns about utility smart meters are frequently dismissed as tinfoil-hat paranoia. But it's not so easy to dismiss Jonathan Libber.
The Baltimore man delivers his arguments against the wireless devices in the calm manner of an attorney. He is, in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Power was knocked out to about 7,000 customers in the Towson area, including Towson Town Center, around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday because of a problem with a piece of electric distribution equipment, according to Baltimore Gas and Electric spokeswoman Rachael...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Weather can change in the blink of an eye, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. When it’s for the worse, the weather can have severe repercussions, and more than 100 Howard County ninth-graders learned about how to predict,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The playground at the Salvation Army was in sad shape: 50 years old, falling apart and infested with bees. It was so shabby that kids were no longer allowed to play in it.
That changed this month with a daylong construction blitz that ended with a new...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake acknowledged Wednesday that she spent Memorial Day weekend at the Delaware beach house of a top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones.
The mayor defended the excursion as a harmless beach getaway by two close friends and their...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The National Weather Service said a confirmed tonado was reported near Laurel around 4:06 p.m. today, and the weather watchdog agency issued a severe thunderstorm warning, and a tornado warning for parts of Prince George's, Anne Arundel and Howard...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:10 AM
All the training that Mt. Hebron High School junior Aaron Jacobson has endured has earned him kudos in the world of ski racing.
For Jacobson, just about every weekend and several nights each week is spent training on the slopes. In addition to his...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:21 PM
A lightning strike injured a Cecil County zookeeper, half-dollar-sized hail fell in several counties and tornado sightings sent people scurrying for shelter from Rockville to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Yet the worst...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Worried about your air conditioner getting through the summer? See if Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. rebates could help with a tune-up or replacement.
BGE said today that customers buying new heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems can qualify...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Tropical Storm Andrea dropped several inches of rain on the Baltimore area Friday and could bring several inches more, causing some flooding and road closures.
The rain started Thursday night, and is forecast to continue into early Saturday. As much...