Students at nearly three dozen Baltimore public schools without air conditioning are learning virtually for a second day Tuesday amid sweltering temperatures. News outlets reported that about 30 city schools listed on the school district website sent students home around ...Read More »
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is forecasting customers’ heating costs will be more this winter than last, due to an colder weather. Customers will likely use more natural gas this winter than they did last year, as the coming winter ...Read More »
NEW YORK — This summer, many small businesses that depend on high temperatures got more than they bargained for. Across the nation, July was the hottest month ever in the continental U.S., according to the government’s National Climatic Data Center. ...Read More »
Costs rise along with temperatures Damage such as the cracked roadway on U.S. Route 50 is making an already-expensive run of summer weather even more costly after a mostly mild Maryland winter. David Buck, a State Highway Administration spokesman, said: ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Two Maryland state senators urged state regulators on Thursday to fine Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. more than $100 million each for the long power outages residents suffered during and after a powerful summer storm that ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Nearly a week after deadly summer storms struck the mid-Atlantic area, tens of thousands of residents still remain without power. At 4 p.m. Friday, Pepco was reporting about 4,948 outages on its website. Most of the outages were ...Read More »
MOUNT VERNON, Va. — George Washington never had air conditioning, but he knew how to keep cool: a mansion with lots of windows elevated on the banks of a wide, rolling river and lots of ice cream, maybe with a ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Gov. Martin O’Malley says power has been restored to 75 percent of residents who experienced outages after last week’s severe storms. O’Malley said during a news conference Tuesday that about 271,615 people remain without power, down from more ...Read More »
Underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay declined more than 20 percent last year, hurt by summer heat and heavy rains and snow melt that sent tons of mud and debris into the bay, the Chesapeake Bay Program said Wednesday. The ...
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