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GAITHERSBURG—Gaithersburg fairgrounds host goats, camels and plenty of people this week. Read more at Gaithersburg Patch.
BETHESDA–Montgomery County and DC-area residents shopping around for electric cars now have a new option to check out: the recently opened Tesla Motors gallery at the Westfield Montgomery mall. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
WHEATON—Opponents say that Costco underestimated the air pollution that the gas station would cause. Read more at Wheaton Patch.
BETHESDA—Luigi Traettino has space in his Bethesda restaurant, Positano Ristorante, for a winery. He also has the grapes, and the permit's on its way. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
ROCKVILLE—Rockville residents are concerned about huge new houses being plopped into neighborhoods with relatively small homes—a phenomenon known as mansionization. "One thing that's very clear is that size matters," Rockville Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio said. Read the full story at Rockville Patch.
GERMANTOWN—A woman gave birth on the shoulder of Interstate 270 at the dawn of Thursday’s morning commute. Read the full story at Germantown Patch.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY—Seven people have overdosed from heroin since March, police said. Read the full story at Silver Spring Patch.
GAITHERSBURG—A woman went into labor Thursday morning on I-270 southbound and gave birth to a baby girl on the road's shoulder. Read more at Gaithersburg Patch.