Top headlines of the week from around Montgomery County.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Ben Gross
Sunday, September 23, 2012
The latest news in Montgomery County includes a profile of a blind high school cross-country runner, the reappearance of the elusive Potomac River sponge and plans to build an energy efficient test home in Gaithersburg: Planners Envision Chevy Chase Lake Sector Development CHEVY CHASE — At a Montgomery County Planning Board work session earlier this month, county planning staff presented drawings of what the Chevy Chase Lake sector could look like if built up according to staff recommendations for height and density. Planning staff also presented drawings illustrating what the sector could look like if built up according to the heights and densities requested by property owners in the Chevy Chase Lake sector. See the drawings and …
Graduation seniors who manage the Supertonics, Acabellas and Chaos spoke to Patch about their groups and feelings on being compared to the show Glee.
Rockville’s Hometown Holidays got a little bit Glee-ful this year with a concert from three Wootton High School a cappella groups. The all-male Supertonics, all-female Acabellas and mixed Chaos held rapt, not only fellow students and family members, but happy Hometownees perched on the walls in front of the Red Brick Courthouse, chasing some shade on a hot Saturday afternoon. Talking before the concert, the groups’ managers were quick to correct the Glee comparisons. "We’re not a show choir; we’re an a cappella group," said Acabellas manager Stephanie Wasser. Though, the other two managers said they felt a kinship to one of the groups on the hit FOX television show. “We identify more with the Warblers,” said Chaos manager Lauren Fagan, …