Back in business? Let us know

  Looks like the power grid is getting Bel Air back on line this morning and life for some can return a bit to normal. According to BGE's Current Outages chart, 18,554 Harford County residents remain...

Six days and counting and it’s getting wild out there

It's getting crazy out there. You can see it in shoppers' eyes. Last week, they were willing to chat. This week, conversation annoys them. Every errand takes at least twice as long. Every intersection...

Clothes and shoes costing less than $100 are tax-free in Maryland this week

This is a good week to buy those back-to-school clothes and shoes. No sales tax will be charged on clothes and shoes costing less than $100 that are purchased between  Aug. 8 and Aug....

Fresh strawberries and asparagus available now at Wilson’s Farm Market

It's strawberry time at Bel Air News & Views sponsor Wilson's Farm Market! Fresh asparagus is here, too. Stop by Wilson's Farm Market at 2826 Conowingo Road in Bel Air to see all that...

Bel Air Plaza adds ALDI Supermarket and Jen-Nic Pet Foods, expands Kid 2 Kid

  The real estate development company that manages the Bel Air Plaza shopping center has announced  that in addition to the opening of the new ALDI Supermarket on Jan. 19, a gourmet pet food store is...

Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s Holidays on Main event promotes shopping locally this holiday season

The Bel Air Downtown Alliance is encouraging holiday shoppers to support local businesses this season. The Alliance is hosting Holidays On Main, a series of events and promotions that highlight downtown businesses. Here are...

The zen of Christmas shopping in downtown Bel Air

I did some boutique shopping in downtown Bel Air today and found it remarkably zen-like after an obligatory round of bumper carts at Toys R Us in the Tollgate Mall Shopping Center on Marketplace...

The new Mars grocery in Bel Air opens 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16

The new Mars grocery store in Bel Air opens at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Nov. 16. The company's website says free items will go to the first 300 customers in the stores every day from...

My kingdom for a hat and gloves

Of course, I expected that at some point this winter it would get really cold. I even dared to expect some significant snow. And yet, I still failed to put the necessary work toward...

Who’s afraid of Sony PlayStation 3? Apparently, we are. But doesn’t our police chief...

The bloggers have been buzzing with the news that Bel Air's Best Buy store decided at the last minute not to sell PlayStation 3 on its Friday release date or Nintendo Wii, which was...