| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64.
"There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A full day's effort by students at the Legacy School was recently recognized by Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. in the company's second annual Wires Down Video Challenge.
Twenty-two entries were submitted from elementary schools in the BGE service...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Meteorologists and utility officials cautioned of possible power outages Wednesday night as wind gusts up to 50 mph blow through the region, along with possible thunderstorms and then a burst of cold air.
The combination of high winds and saturated soil...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:26 AM
A cold front brought a return to frigid temperatures overnight, with highs Thursday forecast in the mid-30s amid gusty winds.
Wind chills were expected to drop into the teens Thursday morning and in the 20s in the afternoon. Sustained winds of 20-30 mph...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
After reading the article "Fees required to avoid smart meters" (Feb. 27) by Jamie Smith Hopkins, my reaction can be summed up with the word "outrageous." For Baltimore Gas and Electric to impose a charge of $75 to be followed by a monthly fee for...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Temperatures edged above freezing by lunchtime in Howard County, but the icy conditions had already done a number in the area.
At one point, Baltimore Gas and Electric reported more than 4,500 customers had lost power due to the storm. As of 5 PM...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Snow and freezing rain fell across Harford County late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, causing more hazardous driving conditions, closing schools and leaving many homes and businesses without electricity.
Lack of power problems persisted...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Icy rain coated the Baltimore region with a thin glaze Wednesday morning, toppling trees, slickening roads and knocking out power for about 151,000 customers statewide, 45,000 of whom were in Baltimore County.
Ice accumulations ranged from about a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Cloudy skies with high temperatures just below the freezing mark are forecast in the Baltimore area Thursday.
Morning lows were expected in the lower 20s, reaching the lower 30s by the afternoon. Northwest winds of 10-15 mph could make it feel like...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. expects to restore power by Friday to the last several thousand customers affected by this week's ice storm.
With 400 workers from outside the region assisting 1,100 BGE contractors and employees, utility officials planned...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. officials said they had restored nearly all the outages associated with Wednesday's ice storm by Saturday morning, but were contacting some customers who will enter a fourth day without electricity.
Winds weighing on...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
A mass of some of the coldest air to descend on the United States in two decades brought wind chills to as cold as 15 degrees below zero in Baltimore early Tuesday morning, shattering at least one record with more cold lasting into Wednesday....