Operating her shop at 8725 Belair Road since 1983, Alice Barrington has watched Perry Hall transition through good times and bad.
"I predict prosperity and peace for Perry Hall," she said. "There will be growth."
Barrington said she foresees positive developments for the economy.
"It has been and will still be improving, not just for Perry Hall, but for everywhere," she added.
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