A publication of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives

New Year, Same Commitment

New Year, Same Commitment

As one year welcomes the next, I’d like to take this time to reflect on the past year to assess what was to visualize the year ahead.

RURALBAND Gives Members Peace of Mind

RURALBAND Gives Members Peace of Mind

What do RURALBAND Fiber Internet and home security have in common? According to Wakefield resident Gloria Holloman, peace of mind. Since receiving RURALBAND’s fiber-optic internet service, Holloman says she feels safer knowing that she can monitor her home’s security...

Manage Winter’s Impact on Heating Costs

Manage Winter’s Impact on Heating Costs

It’s important to know there are many factors that can impact your electric bill, including weather, the number of people in your home, and your electrical appliances and devices.

Youth Tour

Youth Tour

Rising high school juniors are eligible for all-expense-paid experience.

Connecting Rural Virginia

Connecting Rural Virginia

Co-op leaders continue collaboration for broadband interests in local communities at Rural Fiber Expo Many industry professionals and legislators from Virginia, Maryland and neighboring states gathered for the third annual Rural Fiber Expo in September. The event,...

Five Ways to Safeguard Your Home this Winter

Five Ways to Safeguard Your Home this Winter

As the temperatures drop and the days grow shorter, there’s a natural inclination to create a warm and cozy haven at home. Unfortunately, as we see increased use of heating equipment, candles and electrical items, the number of home fires tends to increase during...

Declutter Your Life

Declutter Your Life

One bill at a time with paperless billing It’s been eight years since member Cathy O’Donnell began her mission of decluttering her home with Prince George Electric Cooperative’s paperless billing. According to Experian Data Quality, the average person received almost...

Staying Positive

Staying Positive

Even if you’re facing the holidays without beloved members of your family, there’s still lots to do for the holiday hustle.

A Green Light to be Tickled Pink

A Green Light to be Tickled Pink

Winchester celebrates 100 years of star-studded Apple Blossom Festival April 2024 [gallery itemtag="dl" icontag="dt" captiontag="dd" columns="1" link="post" size="medium" caption="desc-title" thumb_width="75" thumb_height="75" fx="slide" controls="show" timeout="4000"...

Going to Ground in a Good Way

Going to Ground in a Good Way

Household items that can be repurposed in a garden April 2024 by George Weigel, Contributing Writer Gardening can give a second life to all sorts of household junk, er, “resources.” Here are 20 re-tooling possibilities: 1. Old shoes, baskets, backpacks, pocketbooks,...

Kidding Around

Kidding Around

Create these tasty, kid-friendly recipes with your children! April 2024 Caterpillar Sandwiches Recipe courtesy of Family Features/Nature’s Own Ingredients: 4 Nature’s Own Butterbread slices 4 ham slices 2 lettuce leaves 4 American cheese slices 1 cherry tomato...

Preserving the Past

Preserving the Past

Culpeper vineyards’ WWII museum continues to grow April 2024 by Gregg MacDonald, Staff Writer WHEN YOU WALK INTO CULPEPER’S OLD HOUSE VINEYARDS’ DISTILLERY TASTING ROOM, it’s like going back in time to a WWII officers’ club in occupied France. Military memorabilia...