Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 29, in Montgomery County
1. The city of Gaithersburg has announced that its Economic Development Toolbox Program has expanded to help more businesses in the future.
2. Just in time for Halloween: The State Highway Administration is promoting pedestrian safety with the vests for visibility program.
3. A house fire in Germantown caused an estimated $400,000 in damages and displaced a family of four on Wednesday evening. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
4. Today is the last day to register online for the Rockville 10K/5K. The race celebrates its 40th anniversary on Nov. 1st when it takes off in the King Farm community.
5. Journalist Nazli Fatha will discuss her new book, The Lonely War, tonight at the Silver Spring Library.