Notices for Thursday, November 15 (2:30 p.m. update):

  • The Farmers Market is open until 6 p.m.
  • All programs, classes and events are canceled.
  • The Arts Barn, Casey Community Center, Aquatic Center, Community Museum, Benjamin Gaither Center, Youth Centers and the Kentlands Mansion are closed.
  • The Activity Center will close at 5:30 p.m.
  • Today's recycling collection is suspended. The contractor will collect today's scheduled recycling areas this Saturday, 11/17/18. 


Street Lighting

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The City’s street lighting program is designed to provide well-lighted streets throughout the City, thereby increasing pedestrian and vehicular safety, suppressing crime and increasing street capacities. The program also includes lighting on the state highways within the City.

The street lighting fixtures on wooden poles are owned and maintained by the Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO), for which the City pays a monthly fee. New subdivisions are required to provide underground utility service and provide street lighting. These fixtures then belong to the City, and maintenance services are purchased from a contractor.

To report a street light issue, please contact the Public Works Department or use the City’s online service request application.