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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Dance Lessons: Foxtrot and Cha Cha

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Join us on Mondays, April 1-May 6, 2024 at the Bel Air Armory for a 6-week dance lesson session. Choose from Beginner American Foxtrot or Beginner American Cha Cha! $80 per person for the 6-week session.

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Posted on: January 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 11, 2017

Family Fun at the Bel Air Armory

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Advance reservations required.  A ticket is required for all guests for each date/show you wish to attend. If you reserve a ticket and can no longer attend, please cancel your reservation so someone else may take advantage of this free event!&...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Bel Air Armory Virtual Tour

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Some pictures on the website will depict the original space, but the updated space no longer has basketball nets, basketball lines on the floor, and now has new window treatments, allowing for full black-out or bright sunlight, new stage curtains, complet...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Bel Air Armory Top Wedding Venue in Harford County!

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Bel Air Armory Featured in the TOP 8 Wedding Venues in Harford County!

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Live Shows at the Armory!


The Bel Air Armory is a large, open, multi use space. Dimensions are approximately 56’x 94’ which includes a stage at one end of the hall that is approximately 35’x 20’. This stage is perfect for hosting various performances and concerts. Seating capacity...

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Posted on: February 29, 2024

Bel Air Police Department mourns the loss of Senior Officer Zachary Miller

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Senior Officer Zachary Miller, who recently marked 43 years of service with the Bel Air Police Department, passed away due to a medical emergency on Wednesday, February 28. Senior Officer Miller, who joined the police force in 1981, was loved and respecte...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 31, 2017

Give us your input -- help make our streets safer!

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Click here to fill out a Safe Streets and Roads for All survey. We need public feedback to help make our streets safer for all users. Follow this link to learn more about the project and follow the development of the action plan.

The Town of Bel Air has jo...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Bel Air students have a chance to win a $500 scholarship

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Students at Bel Air’s public and private high schools can apply to the Harford-Cecil County chapter of the Maryland Municipal League to win a $500 college scholarship. Applications, which are available here, must be submitted by April 1.

Applicants must fi...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Town commissioners honor Harford Fire Police

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The Town of Bel Air has many people who volunteer their time to make the community a great place to live, work and play. This week, the Board of Town Commissioners honored a group of volunteers who also help keep the Town safe during emergencies and major...

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

The celebration of Bel Air's 150th anniversary has begun

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A year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Town Bel Air's incorporation in 1874 commenced in January of 2024. A volunteer committee, made up of Town staff, leaders of nonprofit organizations and citizens, has been planning events and other co...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Bel Air 150th anniversary T-shirts are on sale

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Show your Bel Air pride and help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Town by purchasing a commemorative T-shirt! The shirts are available in solid white or solid black, and you can get them with short or long sleeves. All bear the anniversary logo d...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Bel Air fourth graders invited to participate in MML 'If I Were Mayor' essay contest

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Fourth graders enrolled in Bel Air schools are invited to take part in the Maryland Municipal League's annual "If I Were Mayor, I Would..." essay contest. Participants have until Friday, March 8 to submit an essay of up to 275 words -- which sta...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Bel Air recognized as one of Maryland's top six towns for retirees

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Bel Air has been recognized by as one of the top six small towns in Maryland for retirees! The Heart of Harford County is ranked along with its sister municipalities, including Cumberland, Easton, Greenbelt, Sykesville and Westminster.

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Bel Air Armory recognized as top wedding venue for 2024

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Congratulations to the staff of the Bel Air Armory, as the facility has been named a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award winner for 2024. The win was announced by WeddingWire on Tuesday, January 23.

The Armory opened in 1915 and served as the headqu...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

Police: Mother charged with murder, child abuse in death of her 3-year-old son

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Please see the press release for more information about the homicide of 3-year-old Jason Garcia in Bel Air on Sunday, December 3, 2023. You also can see local media coverage, including interviews with Police Chief Charles Moore, linked below:

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Town recertified as a Sustainable Maryland community

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The Town of Bel Air was honored this week for being re-certified as a Sustainable Maryland community. The Town was recognized for its initiatives to protect the environment and maintain the vitality of the local economy, such as using goats to control non...

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Motorists and pedestrians, exercise caution now that a new school year has started

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Parking enforcement monitors Shannon Bush and Tami Leighty donned bright yellow vests and gloves Monday afternoon as they prepared to shepherd Bel Air Elementary School students and parents through the intersection of Hickory Avenue and Lee Way.

Bush, a th...

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Visit ‘Construction Projects’ page for the latest on town infrastructure projects

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There are multiple infrastructure projects happening in town, some taking place now and others planned for the coming months. We expect that these much-needed improvements to our streets and parks – which are supported by grants obtained through the town ...

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