Back From France, Nutter Says He Never Lost Touch With PhiladelphiaMayor Nutter says his just-completed, six-day trip to France did not take him away from running the city.
UIL Holdings Decides Not To Drop Out Of Potential PGW PurchaseToday is the first day the company that wants to purchase PGW has the ability to drop out of the deal. But officials with the firm say they're staying in, for the time being.
Gas Main Struck In Germantown, 1 Home EvacuatedThe striking of a gas main forced the evacuation of at least one home in Philadelphia Tuesday morning.
Attempted Dryer Theft Causes Gas Scare At Northeast Philly Apartment ComplexThe attempted theft of a dryer ruptured a gas line and forced the evacuation of residents at an apartment complex in Northeast Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
Phila. City Council Set For Summer Recess With PGW Deal On HoldMuch to Mayor Nutter's chagrin, his controversial plan to sell the Philadelphia Gas Works will not be introduced before City Council adjourns for the summer season.
Ignoring Mayor’s Deadline, Council Looks Likely To Adjourn Before Voting On PGW SaleCity Council must vote yea or nay on the mayor's plan to sell PGW for nearly $2 billion. Even though Nutter sent the legislation to council weeks ago, no member has introduced it and no hearing has been scheduled. Council is scheduled to adjourn for the summer on June 19th.
Nutter's Plan To Sell PGW Prompts Strong Response In City CouncilOne lawmaker this past week lashed out at a state agency which has given its thumbs-up to Mayor Nutter's plan to sell PGW.
Nutter Responds To Council President's Memo Over Sale Of PGWMayor Nutter is taking issue with the Council President's view of how officials will deal with his controversial plan to sell PGW.
More Wrangling Between Mayor Nutter, City Council Over PGW SaleCity Council President Darrell Clarke is signaling to colleagues that he doesn't want the mayor's plan to sell PGW to be formally introduced in council until consultants study the deal further.
PGW Offering Rebates For Home Energy ImprovementsThe Philadelphia Gas Works is launching an effort to get homeowners to do home energy audits in exchange for rebates for improving the home's energy efficiency.
City Council Hires Consultant To Analyze Proposed Sale Of PGWCity Council has hired a Massachusetts firm called Concentric Energy Advisors to analyze the winning PGW bid, as well as the losing bids and the entire concept of the sale.
Philadelphia Non-Profit Offers Help As Winter Utility Shut-Off Moratorium Nears EndThe Utility Emergency Services Fund is a 30-year-old program to help families pay off utility bills and keep the lights on.
PGW Sale Faces Tough Sell To City CouncilThe ink was barely dry on Mayor Nutter's plan to sell the Philadelphia Gas Works to a private utility when it became clear that the move faces an extremely tough sell on City Council. Nutter, though, voices optimism.
Nutter Announces Agreement To Sell Phila. Gas Works to a Conn. CompanyThe mayor on Monday announced an agreement to sell the city-owned gas utility to UIL Holdings Corp. for $1.86 billion and using some of the proceeds to prop up its distressed pension fund.
4 Homes Evacuated In South Philly For A Gas Main BreakCrews are responding to reports of a gas leak on the 2500 block of South Mole Street.