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Maryland prison solar farm gets nod from PSC judge

A Maryland Public Service Commission judge is giving tentative approval to a large solar energy project on the grounds of a state prison complex near Hagerstown. Public Utility Law Judge Dennis Sober issued a proposed order Wednesday to grant Easton-based ...

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4-year timeline for prison solar farm near Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN — A solar power developer is agreeing to a four-year deadline for erecting 100,000 solar panels at a state prison complex near Hagerstown. The Maryland Public Service Commission released on Friday a set of conditions set by various state ...

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Board approves solar project on prison land in Western Md.

ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works voted 2-1 on Wednesday to lease about 250 acres of state prison land in Western Maryland to a private company to develop the state’s largest solar energy farm. The 20-megawatt solar project is ...

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Easton-based firm proposes solar farm near state prison

HAGERSTOWN — A private firm announced a $70 million plan Friday to build Maryland’s largest solar energy project on the grounds of a state prison near Hagerstown to generate electricity for the wholesale market. Maryland Solar LLC of Easton said ...

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Jury picked for inmate’s murder trial in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND — Testimony has begun in the first-degree murder trial in Cumberland of a state prison inmate charged with strangling the killer of two adolescent girls. Prosecutors began calling witnesses after a jury was chosen Tuesday morning. Thirty-six-year-old Christopher White ...

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