November 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Hundreds Affected by Large Water Main Break in Gaithersburg

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair a water main break at West Side Drive in Gaithersburg. The break occurred early Thursday morning to a large water pipe that supplies the Brighton Village Apartments. WSSC shut the water off at 7 a.m. in order to begin repairs. Hundreds of residents of the […]

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March 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Crews Are Working on Water Main in Derwood, 300 Customers Affected

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair a water main leak on Briardale Road in Derwood. WSSC spokesperson Luis Maya said 300 customers are without water while repairs are underway to fix the 24-inch water main. According to Maya, the repair work is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. today and, […]

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January 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Approves Dorfman as Director of DLC (VIDEO)

It’s official. At Tuesday’s meeting, Montgomery County Council members approved Robert Dorfman’s appointment as director of the Department of Liquor Control (DLC). Dorfman, a North Potomac resident, was appointed to the position by County Executive Ike Leggett. In his new position, Dorfman will be paid an annual salary of $220,000. His appointment is effective immediately. […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pepco Joins “Utilities Against Scams Day”

In an effort to combat long-running scams that target customers, Pepco is joining a group of electric and natural gas utilities across the United States and Canada for the first of its kind, “Utilities United Against Scams Day.” According to a news release, Pepco along with other Exelon utlities, Atlantic City Electric, BGE, ComEd, Delmarva […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

PSC Approves Partial Pepco Rate Increase Request

UPDATED If you are a Pepco customer, your electricity bill may be going up. That’s because the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a Pepco rate increase request that’s effective as of Nov. 15. According to the PSC, the average Pepco customer will see a rate increase of about $6.96 a month. In its order, […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Requests Customers to Conserve Energy Oct. 20

Pepco is calling for a conservation period from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today, for Pepco’s Maryland customers, and for Pepco’s Maryland and District of Columbia customers participating in Energy Wise Rewards. Pepco’s Maryland customers are eligible to participate in the Peak Energy Savings Credit program. This means that Pepco will cycle the participants’ air […]

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April 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pepco Customers to Receive First $50 Bill Credit as Part of Exelon Merger

Starting today, Pepco Maryland residential customers will receive the first of two $50 bill credits as a result of the merger between Exelon and Pepco Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Pepco. The more than $50 million in credits will be distributed in two $50 installments – one now and one a year from now […]

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March 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Get Your Free Trees From Pepco

Pepco executives said the company will provide 1,350 free trees to customers in the District of Columbia and Maryland through the Energy-Saving Trees program just in time for spring gardening. It’s the sixth year of the partnership that helps customers conserve energy and reduce household electric bills through strategic tree planting. Since 2011, Pepco customers […]

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February 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

WSSC Warns Some Customers May Receive Higher than Normal Bills

WSSC says some of its customers are going to receive higher than normal water bills because the blizzard made it difficult to read some outside meters because they were covered in snow. As a result many customers will receive estimated bills. According to a WSSC news release, the billing period will be ten days longer […]

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January 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Power Outage in Wheaton

UPDATED Jan. 7th Pepco crews are investigating what caused a major power outage in Wheaton. Spokesperson Bob Hainey says the outage was first reported at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning. At the height of the outage, he said 3,000 Pepco customers were without electrical service. By 10:30 a.m., the power had been restored to all […]

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