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  • BGE parent company to acquire D.C.-based Pepco

    BGE parent company to acquire D.C.-based Pepco
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s parent struck a $6.9 billion deal Wednesday to acquire Pepco Holdings Inc., 16 years after BGE walked away from a protracted effort to buy its southern neighbor. Chicago-based Exelon Corp.'s purchase of Pepco Holdings...
  • Northern Harford residents leery about smart meters

    Northern Harford residents leery about smart meters
    Smart meters became the subject of discussion during the Jarrettsville/Norrisville Community Council meeting Wednesday night, but the discussion did not become as heated as its been in other areas of Harford County. Baltimore Gas and Electric is moving...
  • A bid to lower manufacturers' energy bills

    A bid to lower manufacturers' energy bills
    No one needs to convince the people running Green Bay Packaging's box-making plant in Hunt Valley that energy efficiency pays off. The last time they got assistance making nips and tucks to their process, they lowered electricity use 1 percent even as...
  • Energy-bill shocks follow cold weather

    Energy-bill shocks follow cold weather
    Matt Kumpar paid $622 for the electricity his auto shop used in January, so he thought the February charge — a whopping $3,192 — was a mistake. It wasn't. The rate for his electric supply skyrocketed, a shift his provider blamed on...
  • York Road closed in Cockeysville, area evacuated after gas main break

    York Road closed in Cockeysville, area evacuated after gas main break
    York Road was closed between Ashland Road and Wight Avenue in Cockeysville and nearby businesses evacuated as utility crews repaired a gas main break Monday afternoon, Baltimore County officials said. A leak was reported in a 4-inch main about 2:35 p.m.,...
  • Lorraine Mihok

    Lorraine Mihok
    Lorraine D. Mihok, a retired John Carroll School office administrator, died March 6 at Symphony Manor Assisted Living of complications from a fall following a stroke she suffered in 2012. The Forest Hill resident was 75. Born Lorraine Dailey in...
  • New life envisioned for old Peale Museum downtown

    New life envisioned for old Peale Museum downtown
    In the shadow of Baltimore's City Hall is a 200-year-old building that has been the seat of city government, a school for African-American children and a museum that displayed a mastodon skeleton and the embalmed head of a New Zealand native. Now, a...
  • Natural gas main upgrade on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville to begin mid-April

    Natural gas main upgrade on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville to begin mid-April
    Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) announced Monday that it will begin a project in mid-April to upgrade a natural gas main under Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville. The main runs from South Rolling Road to just beyond a traffic circle at Hilltop Road, along...
  • Officials stress energy conservation, preparedness with more wintry weather possible

    Officials stress energy conservation, preparedness with more wintry weather possible
    The bitter cold is forecast to subside Friday, but with four recent weather-related deaths reported in the state, officials are urging Marylanders to remain prepared —and warning of high utility bills with nearly two months of winter to go....
  • Final power outages from storms fixed overnight

    Final power outages from storms fixed overnight
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said the last lingering power outages from Wednesday's ice storm and Thursday's winds were repaired overnight. BGE had anticipated that the final several thousand of the 182,000 outages would be fixed by Friday, but the...
  • Virginia B. 'Ginnie' Bryant, homemaker

    Virginia B. 'Ginnie' Bryant, homemaker
    Virginia B. "Ginnie" Bryant, a homemaker and former Roland Park activist, died Feb. 4 of heart failure at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. She was 90. Virginia Bowen was born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden and Mechanicsburg, N.J. She...
  • Md. regulators launch utility bill review

    Md. regulators launch utility bill review
    Maryland regulators say they will review the extent that customers are past due on bills to electric and gas utilities, fearing that sharply cold temperatures this winter will get more people into trouble. The state Public Service Commission said it...