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Friday, November 2, 2018

Southwest, State of MD partner on new maintenance hub for carrier

Southwest Airlines  plans to construct and operate a major aircraft maintenance facility at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. BWI is a hub/focus city for Southwest and attracts Delaware business and leisure travelers with a large...

Fire causes $500,000 in damage at former AKT spacecraft site near Elkton

A fire early Saturday morning caused half a million dollars in damage at the  Northrup Grumman rocket site (formerly ATK) at  55 Thiokol Road, Elkton, MD. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office said the fire caused...

Perdue rolls out millennial-friendly packaging of chicken products

Perdue is introducing a new package design for its line of fresh chicken with an eye toward the millennial market.   The contemporary design introduces what the company describes as a “variety of playful illustrations and vibrant...

Delmarva Power to hold one-hour energy conservation period on Wednesday

A conservation period will be called from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, for all Delmarva Power customers, and for Delmarva Power’s Maryland and Delaware customers participating in Energy Wise Rewards. The...

Damage to building, fairgrounds reported from possible tornado at Fair Hill State Park

Violent weather hit an area near Newark on Monday night, with a suspected tornado causing damage at Fair Hill State Park. (See Facebook post below from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources). 

Work underway on solar project that will power Ocean City

Constellation  broke ground on a 10-megawatt solar project that will account for around 20 percent of the Town of Ocean City’s annual energy use. Located  near the intersection of Routes 50 and 90 (about 10...

WOW air to offer lower-fare service from Baltimore-Washington to Delhi

WOW air will launch low-fare service from Baltimore-Washington to Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India  in December.  The route, which first travels to Iceland,  will provide millions of Americans in nine major cities across the country...

Perdue launching lower priced organic chicken brand in October

Perdue is launching a lower-priced brand of organic chicken with  Simply Smart Organics. “Perdue is breaking the price barrier consumers often face with organics by providing frozen, fully-cooked breaded chicken products priced to sell for...

Fire causes $1 million in damage to North East, MD restaurant

A fire that destroyed a Cecil County restaurant remains under investigation. The early morning fire caused $1 million in damage to the Chef’s Kitchen restaurant off Route 40 in North East, according to the State...

Maryland governor clears way for Ocean City to move forward with convention center expansion

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced he has authorized the Maryland Stadium Authority in conjunction with the Town of Ocean City to move forward with funding the final phase of the addition and renovation of...