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Perry Hall, Middle River businesses receive BGE Energizing Small Business Grants

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Businesses in Perry Hall and in Middle River have been named Round2 recipients of BGE Energizing Small Business Grants. BGE pledged $15 million to assist Maryland’s small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery. With support and guidance from Hello Alice, BGE created the Energizing Small Business Grants program which provides recipients $20,000 grants. Round 1 recipients were announced in …


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

UPDATE: Round 2 recipients have been announced. Original story below… —— 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 …


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 …

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 …

BGE partners with area caterers to provide nearly 2,000 meals to front-line workers

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE is stepping up in a big way by taking caring of local heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has partnered with six area caterers to provide nearly 2,000 meals to doctors, nurses, and fire stations throughout central Maryland. “Business has slowed down recently, so it’s nice to not just get this order, but …

BGE suspends service disconnections, waives late fees through at least June 1

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE is extending its moratorium on service disconnections for nonpayment and is waiving new late payment fees through at least June 1, 2020—one month beyond the original moratorium announced on March 13—as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an unprecedented impact on central Maryland. As officials across the country, including Maryland, have enacted stay-at-home or similar orders to ensure …

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 …