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Walmart Coming to Liberty Center, Sex Offender Released, Baking on Skype: News Roundup for Feb. 13 to Feb. 20

The top headlines from last week. Click the headline to read the story.

Police and fire
A Tier III sex offender was arrested in Owings Mills recently but has been released on his own recognizance pending a court date.


Police charged two men whom they said are behind multiple armed robberies in Baltimore County, including Reisterstown and Randallstown.

News
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced on Valentine's Day that by 2012, the Liberty Road Plaza shopping center will be home to a $10 million Walmart Super Center.


The Reisterstown-Owings Mills-Glyndon Chamber of Commerce inducted its new president Thursday at its 2011 "Charter Night" at the Pikesville Hilton.

Sports
Eagles wrestling squad is out for some serious payback come the county, region and state tournaments. (And have since captured the county championship.)


New Town girls outscored the Pointers 24-5 in third frame and sophomore Jannah Tucker finished one steal short of a triple-double.

Columns
These sugary pastries can fix anyone’s sweet tooth — and check out the comments for a low-fat version of some of the ingredients!


With so many kids' products on the market that don't live up to our expectations, it can be refreshing to find that one product that you love. Here is a list of our moms columnist's favorite things.

Government

Baltimore County police say a new website called iWatch will allow two-way communication between the public and the department.


Sen. Kathy Klausmeier
, a Perry Hall Democrat, said she plans to vote in favor of a bill that would legalize same-sex marriages in Maryland. Klausmeier said she made the decision after talking to her family, friends and members of the clergy.

Arts
Abnormally warm (and unexpected) weather came to Owings Mills this week, bringing with it melting snow and lots of wind. Here's some sights from the area, from New Town to Painters Mill and Reisterstown Roads.


Dan Friedman and Alex Braslavsky, both graduates of Franklin High School, host Chucklestorm, a standup comedy show at The Ottobar in Baltimore the first Tuesday of each month. Their show hosts a variety of local comedians, including national acts Brian Posehn and Kyle Dunnigan.

Schools

Kirsten Nicholson isn't your average college freshman — not the least of which is due to the fact she was crowned Miss Maryland Teen USA 2011.


Superintendents across Maryland say proposed personnel cuts won’t threaten student achievement.

 

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