| Jul 13, 2014
Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers.
But change is coming.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:30 AM
As a senior citizen with very limited income, I'm appalled at the fact that more than likely we will receive a rate increase in our Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. bill ("BGE asks for fourth rate increase in four years," July 2). The utility has received...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Patricia Jones of Catonsville was in search of the recipe for the crab imperial that was served at the Garrison Grill, a restaurant located near Walbrook Junction in West Baltimore during the 1950s.
No luck tracking down the owner or anyone else who...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:12 PM
An intense flurry of lightning early Thursday sparked fires that destroyed a church steeple and the roof of a Middle River home as heavy downpours also closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, continuing a rainy spring that already has raised...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Baltimore firefighters battled two separate two-alarm fires in vacant properties Monday evening and early Tuesday morning, though no one was injured in either incident.
One fire broke out in the 5700 block of Eastern Ave., on the edge of the Johns...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Charles A. Powell, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. electrical engineer, died of a stroke Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 89.
Born in Beaverdam, Va., he moved to Baltimore in 1937 and was a 1941...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is asking for its fourth rate increase in as many years, one that would raise distribution charges to residents getting both gas and electric service by nearly $15 a month on average.
The utility filed the $185 million...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Dogs of all sizes gather daily around Eric Barlipp, sniffing and watching him as he screws on a drain lid or makes sure a water fountain is running properly.
Baltimore's first dog park coordinator, Barlipp spends his days making sure the city's...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Richard A. Pitts Sr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. instructor and Air Force veteran, died Thursday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 70.
The son of David Augustus Pitts, a supervisor in the city...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Elaine F. Wood, a retired Baltimore County Health Department secretary and World War II veteran, died Tuesday of dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, at her Towson home. She was 98.
The daughter of Wesley Fennell, a salesman, and Frances Letetia...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:21 AM
As the sun rose on a recent Tuesday morning, Paul Koluch and his brother Kevin powered their boat through the briny water of North Point Creek.
Once they located one of their 32 crab lines, they began pulling up crab pots, large cages with bait hidden...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Every spring and summer, almost like clockwork, I receive multiple recipe requests for the Baltimore peach cake. Linda Terlizzi from Hanover, Pa., was one of several readers looking for the recipe this year. She said from the time she was a young child in...