Glen Burnie

February 09, 1993

Superblock panel nears end of job

The eight-member committee working to help the county shape its Superblock redevelopment plan hopes to have its work done by the end of February.

Pat Barland, county commercial revitalization manager, said the group will meet about once a week this month. The meetings are closed to the public.

The group's job is to draft the section of the county's request for proposals that tells prospective developers what the county would like to see built on the 5.6-acre tract facing Ritchie Highway. The county would give developers about 90 days to respond to the Request For Proposal it plans to issue this spring.

The community is seeking a combination of stores and housing, with some offices and a public performing area.

No developer had stepped forward over the past decade to build the office park that the county had wanted on its vacant land. In the past year, several builders have suggested a development that is mostly housing.

Two are charged in cigarette theft

Two Baltimore residents were charged with shoplifting four cartons of cigarettes from the Giant Food store in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway Friday, county police said yesterday.

Police said store security officers called about 5:15 p.m. to report that they had detained two people.

Richard Paul Ness, 33, of the 2900 block of Markley Ave. and Margaret Marie Chilcote, 29, of the 700 block of W. 34th St. were taken to Northern District station.

POLICE LOG

* Glen Burnie Park: Someone stole a radar detector and a wallet Tuesday from a 1993 Chevrolet pickup truck in the 600 block of Carolyn Road.

* Glen Burnie: Burglars broke into a home in the 7600 block of McNamara Drive Thursday and took appliances valued at $980.

* Glen Burnie: Burglars broke into a home in the 8100 block of Montague Court Friday and took appliances valued at $2,750.

* Brookfield: Someone broke into a home in the 900 block of Tally Court Friday and took appliances and other property. Police do not know the value of the property.

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