A crocket stone was blessed and put into place on Thursday afternoon, as repairs on the National Cathedral officially begin on the anniversary of the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the D.C. region.
Pepco wasn't the only one under fire at a Maryland Public Service Commission hearing on the company's storm response last night; the commissioners themselves became a target of Montgomery County residents' ire.
Dozens of people found themselves stranded yesterday when Prince William County evicted them from their homes in the Holly Acres trailer park in Woodbridge. The eviction comes after a protracted fight between the owners and the county.
In what could be the most unfortunate timing ever, electric utility Pepco's proposed rate hike will come up for a vote at the Maryland Public Service commission next week — just days after the region's massive power outages.
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