Business, Politics

Councilman Marks: Five years after Mars closed, a revived Silver Spring Shopping Center

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The following is an op-ed piece from Councilman David Marks: Nearly five years ago, Mars Supermarkets announced they would close all 13 stores in the Baltimore area. While some were acquired by Weis Markets, other locations became vacant. One spot was the Mars Supermarket at Belair and Silver Spring Roads in Perry Hall. As Councilman, I have worked hard …


Business, Politics

County Council expected to pass legislation to spur new tenant at former Mars Supermarket location

At its meeting on Monday, the Baltimore County Council is expected to pass legislation that modifies the boundaries of the Perry Hall commercial revitalization district to include the former Mars supermarket site. The store was formerly located at the corner of Belair Road and Silver Spring Road. This designation should help better market the site, according to Baltimore County Councilman David …


Weis store opens in Carney Village Shopping Center

It’s official.  The new Weis in Carney is open for business. The new store location in Carney Village Shopping Center, at the intersection of Harford & Joppa Roads, opened on Thursday, August 4, at noon. Back in May, Mars Supermarkets announced that it was closing all of its stores and that Weis, headquartered in Sunbury, PA, would acquire five of its …

Mars supermarket in Carney Village to become Weis

UPDATE: It’s official. The new Weis in Carney Village Shopping Center is now open for business. Original story below… —— The Mars supermarket in Carney Village Shopping Center will soon become a Weis. Weis Markets on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mars Super Markets, Inc. to purchase five Mars stores in Baltimore County, including two …