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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

No Injuries After Car Crashes Through Fence in Burnt Mills Area

A car crashed through a fence in the Burnt Mills area of Silver Spring, but there were no injuries. Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the incident occurred around 1 p.m. Friday. It happened southbound Route 29 on Columbia Pike near Lockwood Drive, across from the Trader Joe’s and […]

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March 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s What to Do If You See a Downed Power Line

Friday’s heavy wind gusts have resulted in power outages and damages across Montgomery County including downed power lines which can be dangerous, according to Pepco Spokesperson Marcus Beal. “When you have wind gust like this, they can cause trouble with overhead lines and equipment,” he said. Since the National Weather Service predicts that the winds will […]

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March 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

Leggett Gives Stamp of Approval on Exelon/Pepco Merger

Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings Inc. announced Tuesday that they have reached a settlement agreement with Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in the proceeding before the Maryland Public Service Commission to review the companies’ proposed merger. The commission is expected to decide on the merger application April 8. The two counties represent all of Pepco’s Maryland customers […]

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February 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Sticker Shock Eliminates Burying Power Lines in the Town of Chevy Chase

The Town of Chevy Chase won’t be going underground to power up its homes. Town officials recently release a report that took a look at ways to improve power reliability in the area. One option was to bury Pepco’s power lines. The quote came in at more than $60 million. The town’s Reliability Task Force recommended against […]

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October 7, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Potomac Crest Residents File Lawsuit to Save Trees (Video)

Some Potomac Crest residents filed a lawsuit this past summer to try and save some trees in their backyard. The residents said there next court date is scheduled for Oct. 8. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.   Related:

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