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Baltimore County receives $307,000 in grants for Summer Youth Employment Program

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Baltimore Community Foundation on Thursday announced that the County’s Summer Youth Employment Program has received four grants totaling $307,000; $100,000 from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, $100,000 from BGE $60,000 from Bank of America, and $47,000 from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) and the Citi Foundation’s Summer Jobs Connect Initiative. Officials say …


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BGE to hold virtual public hearing on replacement of Carney transmission line

CARNEY, MD—BGE on Wednesday announced that a virtual information public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 20, 2021, to discuss replacing a Carney transmission line. At the meeting, officials will provide information and receive comments concerning BGE’s application for authority to replace a portion of an existing 115kV transmission line that runs from the Five Forks Substation, …


BGE to perform line maintenance via helicopter during next 10 days

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Residents of northeastern Baltimore County may see some low-flying helicopters in the coming days. On Tuesday, Councilman David Marks reported that, over the next week & a half, BGE will be using helicopter crews to replace equipment on its transmission tower lines. Activity has already started in the Seven Courts community, and it will continue throughout Perry Hall, White …

Carney, Rosedale businesses awarded $20,000 BGE Energizing Small Business Grants

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two local small businesses have been awarded grants from BGE. Chimax Medical Center in Rosedale and Skin Access in Carney will each receive a $20,000 grant to help them recover from COVID-19 impacts and grow their business. BGE pledged $15 million to assist Maryland’s small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery. With support and guidance from Hello Alice, BGE …

Baltimore County, BGE to bring electric vehicle charging stations to Perry Hall, Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In the latest effort to promote sustainability, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company on Monday announced a partnership to install 28 electric vehicle charging stations on public sites across Baltimore County. “Expanding access to EV chargers in public locations across Baltimore County will be essential in supporting our long-term efforts to increase the number …

BGE warns of phone scammers using COVID-19 pandemic to deceive customers [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE officials say they’ve recently seen increases in reports where scammers attempt to use the COVID-19 pandemic to trick utility customers. BGE says these individuals call customers and falsely claim that their electric or gas service will be disconnected unless payment is made. These impersonators instruct customers to buy a prepaid credit card and call back to a different …

Councilman Marks: Windy Edge work to begin at later hours in Seven Courts community

NOTTINGHAM, MD— After hearing from concerned residents in the Seven Courts Drive area, Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that BGE had agreed to begin work later in the morning at its Windy Edge substation. The work will be moved to 8 a.m. “I would like to thank Ervin McDaniel from BGE for working with me on this issue,” said …

Applications for BGE small business grants to open on Wednesday

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE officials have announced that the company will pledge $15 million to assist Maryland’s small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery. Eligible businesses located in BGE’s service area can apply for a $20,000 BGE Energizing Small Business Grant. This grant program is part of BGE’s comprehensive Customer Relief and Energy Infrastructure Investment Plan, designed to help the state’s economic …