Mike Waid has watched the Bel Air Independence Day parade every year since his late grandmother began bringing him as a child. He continues to attend in her memory.
"I don't miss it — every year I'm here," the 34-year-old Darlington resident said as he and his family sat under a tent and watched the procession head up Main Street Tuesday evening.
The annual Bel Air parade, which happened on July 4, capped not only a day of holiday festivities throughout the Harford County seat, but also capped about a week and a half of community Independence Day celebrations, starting June 24 in Darlington.
Bel Air's parade, which preceded Tuesday night's fireworks show,...