What was the top story for Gaithersburg in 2012? We're counting down the year's top 30 stories on Gaithersburg Patch as 2012 comes to a close. Interested in more top stories? Check out the top 24 stories from across all Maryland Patch sites in 2012 on Gaithersburg Patch.
No. 30-26 in the Gaithersburg Top 30 countdown were revealed Wednesday.
25. Report: Crown Farm Site Sold for $28M (July 18, 2012) -- A 20-acre section of Gaithersburg's Crown Farm has been sold for $28 million to developers JBG Rosenfeld Retail and the Bozzuto Group.
24. (Nov. 26, 2012) -- Plain clothes officers from Gaithersburg and Montgomery County police departments arrested 13 people during a two day "Holiday Safety" intitative at Lakeforest Mall.
23. Report: Gaithersburg Restaurants Cited For Health Code Violations (Nov. 4, 2012) -- Hunan Palace and Sardi's Pollo A La Brasa are in hot water after recent citations from the Montgomery County Health Department.
22. August Sting Yields Drug Bust of Six in Gaithersburg (Aug. 28, 2012) -- Two drug-related search and seizure warrants throughout the city led to six arrests and the seizure of marijuana, ecstasy and paraphernalia.
21. (Oct. 30, 2012) -- An adult male was shot in the 1000 block of West Side Drive and a 25-year-old Ashburn, VA man was charged with attempted second degree murder.
Check back with Gaithersburg Patch on Friday for No. 20-16.