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Daily Digest: Gaithersburg’s New Lounge, What’s New in the County’s Fight Against Hunger

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On Friday, county and state officials with help from the business community celebrated the official grand opening of 555 Lounge, at 555 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. (Credit: Tiffany Arnold | Gaithersburg Patch)
On Friday, county and state officials with help from the business community celebrated the official grand opening of 555 Lounge, at 555 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. (Credit: Tiffany Arnold | Gaithersburg Patch)

Crime | ‘Low-grade’ explosion reported at Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters
Police said a juvenile was questioned after an apparent firecracker explosion in the parking lot of the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Tuesday.  See the story at Gaithersburg Patch

Business | 555 Lounge opens in Gaithersburg
On Friday, county and state officials with help from the business community celebrated the official grand opening of 555 Lounge, at 555 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. Will you be stopping by? 

Community | County plan unveiled to give away wasted food from grocery stores, catered events
Montgomery County officials were at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus Tuesday outlining what it would take to launch a program that would re-distribute food that would otherwise go to waste. It’s believed that the proposed countywide program would be the first of its kind in the nation. See story at Rockville Patch

On the Agenda | Planning commission meets Wednesday
The City of Gaithersburg’s Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. View the agenda at the city’s website, GathersburgMD.gov

Open thread | Share your 9/11 story
It’s been 12 years since 9/11. How do you mark the anniversary? How did your life change after 9/11? Please share your memories and thoughts at Bethesda Patch.

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