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BGE urges customers to take advantage of flexible payment options, energy assistance in advance of end of moratorium on service terminations on Nov. 15

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE this week reminded customers there are many payment and billing options and energy assistance programs available for those having difficulty keeping their accounts up to date. BGE officials say service terminations, which were suspended in March, are a last resort and many times, can be avoided, if customers contact them to discuss options before their accounts are in …


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Gov. Hogan Press Conference: Maryland schools to remain closed through May 15 [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Friday to provide an update on the state’s COVID-19 response. At the press conference, Dr. Karen B. Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, announced the schools would remain closed through May 15th.  More details will follow shortly. The governor also announced that announces that $8 million has been provided to 410 small …


BGE donates $1 million toward COVID-19 relief in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE is joining with Constellation and Exelon in making a commitment of $1 million to Maryland relief organizations and small businesses. The economic need for both during the current health crisis continues to increase, and these funds are being donated to help with the daily operations of these groups during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is part of more …

Baltimore County expands grocery drive-and-go distribution during COVID-19 pandemic

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County on Thursday announced plans to expand grocery distribution to food insecure families by distributing boxes of groceries at 11 sites around the county on Saturday, March 28, for residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The distribution will include various grocery items, including fresh produce supplied by Maryland-based Keany Produce & Gourmet, bread from H&S Bakery, and other items …

BCPS expands meal options for students

UPDATE 2: BCPS has announced changes to the Mobile Meal Program. UPDATE: The list of available locations has been expanded. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—In addition to the previously announced free meals available from Baltimore County Public Schools, the school system expanded meal sites on Tuesday and will begin providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner at all sites on Wednesday, …

Baltimore County Recreation and Parks buildings to be closed until further notice

TOWSON, MD—Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Baltimore County Recreation and Parks buildings will be closed to the public effective Saturday March 14, until further notice. Vestibule areas of the free meal sites for youth 18 and under will be the only exception. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the Department of Recreation and Parks will offer limited meal distribution to children …

Weis Markets and Hormel Foods to donate 2,225 hams to Maryland Food Bank

One in nine Marylanders is facing food insecurity, and Weis Markets and Hormel Foods are working with the Maryland Food Bank to help support families in need this holiday season. Weis and Hormel Foods will donate 7,600 pounds of ham, or 2,225 hams, to the Maryland Food Bank as part of the Hormel® Cure 81® Hams for Hunger program, which …

Chesapeake High, Towson High students named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists

TOWSON, MD — Heather Howard of Chesapeake High School and Mofeed Najib of Towson High School are among the 1,896 students just named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists. Howard, Najib, and the other semifinalists were selected – based on their leadership, academics, and service – from among the more than 95,000 students who applied from across the nation. Forty Maryland students …