Bulova praises Dominion's response to storm in Va.

Dominion Virginia Power's response to Friday's storm is earning praise from Fairfax County's top elected official.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 05:43pm EDT

Wealthy Northern Virginia community one of the first without power, but last to come back

With mansions spread across secluded, wooded lots, Great Falls in suburban Washington is one of the wealthiest areas in the nation. But because the city is so sparsely populated, it's not a top priority for utility crews trying to get as many people back online.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 05:17pm EDT

An arborist's take on trees and debris

Jim Martin, certified arborist and owner of Growing Earth Tree Care

Monday - 07/02/2012, 03:59pm EDT


Stores expect ice and water deliveries

Ice is one of the hottest commodities right now in the D.C. region and bags are going fast.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 03:28pm EDT

40 power workers from Tenn. helping in Virginia

Forty workers from Tennessee electric cooperatives have headed to Virginia to help restore power there to storm-stricken areas.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 03:24pm EDT

Power restoration wrapping up in Delaware

Delmarva Power is close to restoring power to all customers who lost electrical service in a weekend storm.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 03:20pm EDT

A simple solution for power outages

Cal Thomas, commentator

Monday - 07/02/2012, 12:56pm EDT


2 dozen Metro buses making detours after storm

Metro says approximately two dozen Metro bus routes are operating with detours because of downed power lines, fallen trees or other storm damage.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 08:37am EDT

Storm was 'out of the norm'

Tom Graham, Pepco region president

Monday - 07/02/2012, 07:34am EDT


BGE constantly balancing resources during restoration effort

Rob Gould, vice president, BGE

Monday - 07/02/2012, 07:02am EDT


Electric facilities in neighborhoods need to be rebuilt

Ken Barker, vice president of customer solutions, Dominion Virginia Power

Monday - 07/02/2012, 06:34am EDT


Gas-powered generators can save and take lives

A gasoline-powered generator could be a lifesaver during a prolonged power outage, but not using it properly could take your life.

Sunday - 07/01/2012, 09:02pm EDT

Md. governor pushing utilities to work quickly

Gov. Martin O'Malley says he is pushing utilities to do better than their predictions of restoring power to 90 percent of homes by Friday.

Sunday - 07/01/2012, 05:45pm EDT

Central Md. utility working to restore power

BGE is working to restore power to about 418,000 customers in central Maryland after the violent thunderstorm that blew through the area, but the utility says "a large number" of customers should expect to be without power for several days _ and some people will be without power until late next week.

Sunday - 07/01/2012, 12:55pm EDT

Family taken to hospital for CO exposure

A family of five was transported to the hospital Sunday morning for carbon monoxide exposure.

Sunday - 07/01/2012, 10:48am EDT

D.C. to collect tree debris

The Department of Public Works will help district residents cleaning up tree debris after the storm.

Sunday - 07/01/2012, 08:51am EDT

Tips for staying cool in a heat wave without power

Friday night's storm has left many people in the D.C. area without power in the midst of an unrivaled heat wave.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 07:58pm EDT

O'Malley issues emergency declaration

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has issued a state of emergency declaration as the state cleans up from thunderstorms that killed at least two people.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 07:32pm EDT

Annapolis asks residents to limit water use

The city of Annapolis is asking residents to limit their water use because the city treatment plant is running on generator power and is not operating at its full capacity.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 07:18pm EDT

Anne Arundel residents can fill water bottles

Anne Arundel County residents who can't get water from their wells because of power outages can fill water bottles at the Broadcreek Water Treatment plant.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 07:03pm EDT
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