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, Health

Water main break reported in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A water main break in Nottingham has left several residents without water. The Department of Public Works reports that a 12-inch diameter main has ruptured in the 4000-block of Silver Spring Road (21236). Five hydrants and 100 residents in the Perry Hall Apartments are currently without service. Contractors are on-site and making repairs. Motorists should use caution in the …


Home in Perry Hall burglarized, assault reported in White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a burglary and an assault that were reported over the past week. At 12:30 p.m. on Friday, September 25, an individual smashed a window at the victim’s residence in the 4200-block of Silver Spring Road in Perry Hall (21128) in order to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect stole cash from the victim’s wallet and then …

Silver Spring Shopping Center to undergo renovations

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that Silver Spring Shopping Center would soon undergo renovations. The shopping center is located at the intersection of Belair Road and Silver Spring Road in Nottingham/Perry Hall. “The renovation of the Silver Spring Shopping Center has been a top priority for me, which is why we worked so hard to attract …

Baltimore County Council lightens development on more than 557 acres of residentially-zoned land in Perry Hall, Carney

PERRY HALL, MD—With the adoption of the 2020 Comprehensive Zoning Maps, the Baltimore County Council has downzoned more than 557 acres of land in the Fifth District, acting on recommendations from Councilman David Marks. Approximately 88 percent of residentially-zoned land considered by the Council was downzoned this year. By contrast, about 40 acres were increased in development intensity, and 30 …

Suspects arrested after motorist, pedestrian assaulted in Perry Hall

UPDATE 2: Police say two juvenile suspects assaulted three victims with an aerosol spray. One victim was sprayed through her open car window. The suspects then continued driving around and assaulted two more victims with the spray, one who jogged outside and another who had just walked out of her home. The suspects saw responding officers and quickly drove away, …

Crash with rescue reported in White Marsh

UPDATE: Contrary to reports that circulated online, the Baltimore County Police Department has confirmed to NottinghamdMD.com that no one fled from the scene of this crash. Original story below… —— WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday morning crash in White Marsh. The crash was reported at just after 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of Silver Spring …

Councilman Marks recommends downzoning of 95 acres on Silver Spring Road

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday morning that he would recommend the downzoning of more than 95 acres along Silver Spring Road to limit future development along this older, heavily forested corridor. The actions occur as the Baltimore County Council concludes the Comprehensive Zoning Map Process, during which period every land’s development potential can be modified. …