Residents unhappy in Bethesda

ROCKVILLE – Last week, local residents criticized the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan while developers praised it.
The County Council listened as about 100 people testified at three separate two-hour ev…

Delphi Oracle is overrated

In the late 1960s the Rand Corporation developed what is known as the ‘Delphi’ method, named after the Delphic oracle, who prophesied the future. Rand’s ‘Delphi method’ was designed during the Cold Wa…

The quest for affordable housing

Every community needs affordable housing whether they recognize it or not. The current requirement is that 12.5 percent of any new construction in Montgomery County must be set aside for moderately pr…