| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:35 AM
A new customer-satisfaction survey of residents using retail electricity providers ranks Constellation fourth of four in Maryland, its home base.
J.D. Power and Associates says Dominion Energy Solutions received the highest marks from customers -- 648...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Giovanna "Jenny" Sofia, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric payroll clerk who was active in her church, died of a heart attack Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was 78 and lived in Arnold.
Born Giovanna Dell'Uomo in Baltimore, she was the...
| 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...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said Monday that it will hand out 9,000 free trees to customers — first come, first served — to help cut down on energy use.
BGE said it has earmarked $300,000 for its new Energy-Saving Trees Program, which...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:51 AM
1:51 p.m.: The National Weather Service has now canceled the winter weather advisory about four hours early. Light snow and flurries are possible, but no additional accumulation is expected, according to the advisory.
Drivers should still take caution...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Margaret Beauchamp Van Hollen "Mickey" Lee, a retired fashion coordinator, died of congestive heart failure March 20 at Roland Park Place. She was 88 and had lived in Roland Park for many years.
Born Margaret Van Hollen in Baltimore, she was the...
| 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 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'...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
State regulators investigating widespread, long-lasting outages from the derecho last summer ordered Maryland utilities Wednesday to take steps to improve reliability — and signaled a willingness to add penalties for "sub-standard performance."...