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Foxx to step down, Rudy Chow to lead Baltimore City DPW

Baltimore City Department of Public Works DPW

BALTIMORE; 9:07 p.m. ET – On Friday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that Alfred H. Foxx, director of the Baltimore City Department of Public Works, would be stepping down on January 31, 2014. The mayor appointed Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., DPW…

Maryland PSC grants BGE partial gas and electric rate increases

BGE

BALTIMORE; 4:30 p.m. ET – The Maryland Public Service Commission today ordered a partial rate increase for Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) in the amount of $33.6 million for its electric distribution rates and an increase in its gas…

BGE warns customers of ‘Green Dot’ scam

BGE

BALTIMORE; 2:08 p.m. ET – Baltimore Gas and Electric Company is launching an educational campaign to inform customers about potential utility imposters. This effort aims to help customers protect themselves and their families’ personal information, and homes or businesses. BGE…

Wreaths Across America 2013: Trucking industry comes together to support veterans

Wreaths Across America

ALEXANDRIA, VA; 1:58 p.m. ET – In the midst of holiday season – the busiest time for a trucking company – Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) members and other trucking companies have made it possible for hundreds of thousands of fresh…

AAA Mid-Atlantic: Maryland prices freeze up

Gas Pump

BALTIMORE; 12:27 p.m. ET – The national average price of gasoline has fallen 13 of 16 days since Thanksgiving. This follows a streak of 15 consecutive daily increases leading up to the holiday. This week the national gas price average…

AG Gansler urges FDA to reconsider Zohydro ER decision

Pills Medicine Drugs Prescriptions

BALTIMORE; 4:40 p.m. ET – Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler, joined by a bipartisan group of 27 other attorneys general, on Thursday urged the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reconsider its recent decision to approve…

ABM installs one of the largest solar arrays in Baltimore history

Solar Array

BALTIMORE; 10:47 a.m. ET – ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced Wednesday that ABM‘s energy business has successfully commissioned a 1.2 MW solar array in Baltimore, representing one of the largest solar installations to date in the Baltimore…

Mizeur-Coates oppose proposed Cove Point export facility

Heather Mizeur

SILVER SPRING; 10:38 a.m. ET – On Thursday morning, Heather Mizeur, Democratic candidate for Governor, announced her opposition to the Dominion Resources liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at Cove Point in Calvert County. She also called on Dominion Resources…

CCBC honored for excellence at LERN Annual Conference

Community College of Baltimore County CCBC

BALTIMORE COUNTY; 10:07 a.m. ET – Travel, study and lifetime learning go hand in hand, and at the Community College of Baltimore County travel opportunities abound – from day trips and short outings to international travel study in destinations such…

Marks: Redevelopment near for Loch Raven’s Raytheon property

Councilman David Marks

TOWSON; 5:29 p.m. ET – Developers are working on a plan to demolish Baltimore County’s Raytheon building in Loch Raven and rebuild nine acres of adjacent property, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday. The Raytheon campus is an…