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Inside the Plan to Bring New Energy to the PECO Power Station on the Waterfront

They’re keeping the smokestacks.  The eight 167-foot-high chimneys of the former PECO Delaware Generating Station haven’t barfed out noxious exhaust from coal that’s burning to […]

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City Life

Woman Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted By a Co-Worker at GoPuff — and Then Retaliated Against

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. GoPuff Lawsuit: Woman Claims She Was Sexually […]

City Life

As Philly Coronavirus Cases Decrease, a Related Danger Emerges: Heat Exposure

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, there was an initial line of thinking that the virus would be the great equalizer: Anyone could get sick, rich […]

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City Life

Fired PECO HR Exec Says the Company Discriminates Against White Men

Recently, there have been a number of prominent reverse discrimination lawsuits against companies like Google and YouTube. There was even one filed by former City […]

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City Life

A PECO Worker Saved This Couple’s Wedding Ring From a Philly Gutter

About one week after Steve Brown told his wife that his wedding ring felt loose, the precious heirloom from his late grandfather slid off his finger and rolled right […]

City Life

PECO Outage Hell: Four Kids, Fast Food, and Six Days in a Motel

While most of the 600,000-plus people in the Philadelphia area who lost power after last week’s winter storm are comfortably sitting at home as a […]

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City Life

Exploding Manhole Closes Part of Market Street in Old City

A manhole explosion closed a section of Market Street in Old City on Thursday morning. Police and pedestrians were called to 3rd and Market streets […]

City Life

Traffic Lights Out? City Says Power Outages, Heavy Rain to Blame

Traffic lights out near you? You’re not alone. Drivers and pedestrians are reporting a plethora of traffic light outages across the city on Monday, including in […]

City Life

PECO Fire Leaves 2 Schools Closed, Thousands Without Power

BREAKING: Fire raging at a #PECO substation in Philadelphia. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/uCepcwRz5e — Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) March 7, 2017 A PECO substation fire that broke out […]


PECO Proposes Prepaid Energy Bills, Opponents Push Back

PECO customers may soon be able to stop paying monthly energy bills. The company wants to introduce what it calls an “advance payments plan” — […]

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PECO: It Wasn’t an Explosion at Substation That Sent Foam Into Streets

It was an instant Philadelphia gathering. On Saturday, I was in a car heading down Pine Street. We were rushing to get home. But suddenly […]

City Life

SEPTA Shows Off Quiet New Electric Bus to Public

While it was busy getting the crowds to and from the Democratic National Convention, SEPTA took time out on Thursday (July 28th) to show the […]

City Life

Your Electricity Bill Is About to Go Up

Here’s the bad news for Philadelphia consumers: Your electric rates are about to rise. Here’s the good news: Dollar-wise, it’s a tiny increase for typical […]


Underground Fire Knocks Out Power in Society Hill

#BREAKING Power outage, people trapped in elevators due to Old City transformer fire http://t.co/uDv8FRAUGY pic.twitter.com/Byp1409Loz — Action News on 6abc (@6abc) July 9, 2015 An […]

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PECO: Most Power Outages to Be Restored by Friday Evening

After last night’s stormy weather, PECO is working hard to restore power to some 140,000 houses and businesses throughout the area. The biggest power losses […]