Archive for January, 2011

Spring Fling, bring in the green!

Monday, January 31st, 2011

C.A.K.E.S. is sponsoring a fundraiser dance on Saturday, March 19th from 7:30-11pm.    It will feature music by the Wolfgang Group and catering by The Buzz.  There will be raffles, door prizes, and a silent auction.

Volunteers are needed to help at the event as well as donations for the silent auction.  Examples of items for the silent auction might be golf lessons or equipment, autographed pro sports items, time shares for a weekend stay, gift certificates, fitness classes, cooking classes, etc.

Please contact Mary Jo Rucker at 240-994-7010 or if you are interested in helping.  Click here for a flyer for the event.

New Commissioners re-affirm opposition to PATH

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

The January 26th edition of the Frederick News Post reports that the newly-elected Board of Frederick County Commissioners agreed to send a letter to the Maryland Public Service commission to re-affirm the finding by the prior Commission members as well as the Frederick County Board of appeals.   Having the strong support of the new Board is another positive step forward in our battle.   Click here to see the article in the post.

Formal Challenge Filed with FERC

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

West Virginia citizens Ali Haverty & Keryn Newman have file a formal challenge to PATH with the Federal Energy Regulation Commission.  This is PATH’s story, as told by the money they spent. YOUR money! Although it relies on figures, the story is translated into words, so it should be easy reading. It tells the story of PATH’s campaign of influence buying through propaganda. It’s a large file, but worth the time!

Warning: Ardent 360 Scam

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Many landowners in West Virginia, MD, and VA that are on the right of way of the proposed PATH line have received this letter from a company named Ardent 360.  This is a scam and has no affiliation to PATH, and is intended to frighten homeowners.  If you have received this call the Attorney General’s fraud hotline (410-528-8662) or/and call your attorney.

Maryland PSC to consider PATH’s motion to delay

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

On Thursday, February 24th at 10am, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) will convene to discuss all open motions and petitions.  Among them is a request by Potomac Edison to delay the procedural schedule surrounding the PATH project by 6 months.  C.A.K.E.S. and interveners have sent in motions to deny the delay indicating that the application is insufficient to justify it.

The hearing will be held in the Commission’s 19th floor hearing room, William Donald Schaefer Tower, 7 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

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