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September 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Tractor Trailer Pulls Down Wires in Rockville

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials said no injuries were reported after a tractor trailer pulled wires down in Rockville Wednesday afternoon. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for MCFRS, crews responded to the 15800 block of Frederick Road around 4:30 p.m. after reports of downed wires on a tractor trailer, vehicles, and pole damage near the […]

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August 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Wednesday Will Be a Peak Savings Day for Pepco Customers

Pepco customers will have an opportunity to save energy and money by reducing their electric use, between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday. An increased demand for electricity throughout the mid-Atlantic region is anticipated for the day. While the region’s power supply is expected to be sufficient to meet high demand, Pepco customers are encouraged […]

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August 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Potomac, North Potomac, Redland, Darnestown, Derwood, Cabin John and Washington Grove. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Power outages may […]

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June 29, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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A Look Back At Derecho 6 Years Ago

It’s been six years since a violent storm that raged across the Mid-Atlantic coast that killed dozens of people, caused millions of dollars in property damage, and left more than 480,000 residents in Montgomery County without power for nine days. The time it took for Pepco to restore power to residents created tension among Marylanders, […]

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June 19, 2018 | Marisa Fried

More than 2,000 Without Power Along I-270

Rockville and Bethesda areas are the most affected by Tuesday’s rainstorm, as shown on a Pepco Outage Map. Over 1,000 power outages were reported in the Redland and Derwood areas of Rockville as recently as 2:26 p.m. Meanwhile, more than 1,000 people are without power in a residential swath of Bethesda between Seven Locks and […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 6:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Poolesville and Darnestown. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has […]

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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pepco Ratepayers Could See Reduction in Monthly Bills

Pepco customers could see a cut in their rates if a deal worked out between the utility and other parties wins approval from the Maryland Public Service Commission. Pepco had sought a $41.4 million rate hike in January, which would have averaged customers about $5.14 a month. The money would have covered capital costs. The […]

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pepco’s Debbi Jarvis Accepts EPIC Award for Communications Leadership

Debbi Jarvis serves as the Vice President of Pepco Holdings, INC whre she and her team develop communication strategies in the communities served by Pepco Holdings and its three operating utilities. Jarvis was honored during the EPIC Awards with the EPIC Award for Communications Leadership on April 26 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Montgomery […]

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March 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pepco Says 889 Without Power in Montgomery

Pepco has restored power for almost all of the 252,000 customers who lost power because of last week’s nor’easter. According to the utility’s website, 889 Montgomery County customers still were without power as of 10 a.m. Monday. Crews will continue to work until service is restored to every customer, according to a Pepco news release. […]

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