Category: Utility

After 17 Hours of Outage, Power Comes Back to 220 Hollywood Homes

Yesterday was quite a day for some 20 homes. They lost their power around Saturday midnight, after a huge tree on Edgewood Rd (near 53rd Avenue) knocked down the power lines and cased damages to several Pepco poles. Pepco crew came to the scene after the incident and cut the large tree and cleared Edgewood […]

Monday June 29th, 2015 in Pepco, Utility | No Comments »

Council to Send Letter to Washington Gas to Improve Service in College Park

At last week’s Council worksession, the City Council discussed with the Washington Gas service representatives about a few operations in College Park. Based on the feedback, the council will send a letter to Washington Gas at tonight’s meeting. The letter asks that Washington Gas adopt the following steps: l. When residents have concerns about Washington Gas […]

Tuesday April 28th, 2015 in Utility, Washington Gas | No Comments »

City Seeks Funds for Route 1 Undergrounding Work

City is considering to propose a grant request to pay for 50% of the design and bidding package for the undergrounding of utilities associated with the reconstruction of US 1 from College Avenue to MD-193. State Highway Administration has set the cost of this work at an amount not to exceed $300,000; therefore, the CL application will request […]

Saturday July 5th, 2014 in Route 1, Utility | No Comments »

Gas Leak Scare in Hollywood, School Evacuated

Yesterday morning, a resident reported that there was a gas leak incident in the east Hollywood area. She also said that the Alhuda school at the east end of Edgewood Road was evacuated because of this. I soon contacted the school staff and found that the Washington gas crew and the fire marshals scanned the […]

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Thursday December 22nd, 2011 in Utility, Washington Gas | No Comments »