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Goats On A Boat? ComEd Treats Its Hooved Workforce To A Downtown Cruise For #HotGoatSummer

A trio of goats who clear vegetation along ComEd powerlines enjoyed a cruise along the Chicago River and a break from their work.


Chicago Can Choose An Energy Provider For The First Time In 30 Years — And It Might Not Be ComEd

The city could pick a new energy provider now that its 1992 deal with ComEd is set to expire.


Do You Need Help Paying Your ComEd Bill Or Restarting Service? Expanded Assistance Programs Could Help

ComEd is continuing programs to give customers more time to pay outstanding bills, credits to restart service and options to pay a smaller percentage of a bill to get reconnected.


ComEd Offers $18 Million In Grants To Help Customers Pay Old Bills

A one-time grant up to $500 is available for qualifying customers.


Time Capsule From 1987 Found In Avondale Building: ‘Unfathomable’ How Technology Changed — But Social Progress Lagging

Local leaders made predictions we're not even close to fulfilling. One said by 2037 "we will no longer have bigotry, anti-semitism or discrimination of any kind in our country."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

With More Than 20,000 Homes Still Without Power, Chicagoans Set Up Front-Yard Charging Stations To Help Neighbors

"It's just important that everybody takes care of each other," said one resident, who was inviting neighbors to use some of her home's electricity.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

What’s Up With The Floating Log In Logan Square? ‘Sketchy’ Suspended Utility Pole Has Neighbors Concerned

"What if that was to fall on somebody? That's a hazard if you ask me," said neighbor Luis Morell.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Woodlawn’s Newly Opened Green Living Room Has Coffee, Job Opportunities — And Tips For Saving The Earth

“Going north to find a nice place? Nobody wants to do that,” said Asadah Kirkland, a consultant for the nonprofit behind the cafe. “This creates an environment where you can come in and get everything done.”

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Get A Month’s Utility Bill Paid Under CEDA’s Low-Income Home Energy Program Now Open To Residents In Need

Eligible households can receive assistance with overdue utility bills.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Snowstorm And High Winds Knock Out Power To 34,000 In Chicago

The storm caused outages at 339,000 homes across the area, ComEd reported.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park