Businesses forced to improvise during Annapolis power outage

According to BGE and city officials, a widespread power outage occurred Thursday in Annapolis. More than half of the reported Annapolis-area power outages were restored as of 8 p.m. Thursday. Remaining outages are expected to be restored later Thursday night into Friday morning. BGE's outage map showed over 40,000 customers affected across the entire service area as of 4 p.m. Thursday. But at it's peak, BGE said around 72,000 customers were affected.