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Volunteers clean up 40 bags of trash in Seven Courts community

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A team of volunteers cleaned up more trash in the Nottingham area on Saturday morning. Citizens collected garbage from Perry Hall’s Seven Courts neighborhood, the second of several cleanups organized by Councilman David Marks’ office. Among those who participated on Saturday were the Seven Courts Citizens on Patrol, the Maryland Waterways Foundation, and the Tropical Smoothie Cafe. In all, …


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 …


Tropical Smoothie Cafe opens in Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—There’s a new smoothie shop in town. Tropical Smoothie Cafe has opened in the Perry Hall Square Shopping Center. The new shop is owned by Amit Kothari. “Congratulations to the employees of Tropical Smoothie Cafe at the Perry Hall Square Shopping Center,” said Councilman David Marks. “This 16-employee business just opened in a shopping center that has experienced new …