breweries

September 18, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council Mulls Brewery Rules in Ag Reserve

Montgomery County Council members mulled over a change in zoning regulations Tuesday that would make it easier for farms in the Ag Reserve to operate wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries. The proposal has broad support on the council, but concerns have been raised about the increased traffic alcohol production could bring to the area’s rolling […]

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February 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer Meets the Media

In his regular meeting with members of the media, Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer discusses a tax study performed by the Maryland Comptroller’s Office, a bill that could threaten local governments’ ability to regulate small cell antennas, the council’s work on the capital budget and economic development for breweries. Two Metro topics also came […]

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December 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Riemer Holds First Meet with Media (Video)

Council President Hans Riemer holds his first meeting with the media, discussing historic buildings serving a bed-n-breakfasts, new regulations for breweries in urban areas, a resolution asking Congress to extend the DACA and TPS programs, and fiscal issues arising from a shortfall in income tax revenues.  

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October 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

‘Reform on Tap’ Task Force Comes to Silver Spring (VIDEO)

The beer was brewed in house. The conversation on Wednesday, however, was focused, in part, on Annapolis and what lawmakers would do for the state’s growing craft beer industry. About 30 people showed up at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring to hear from Comptroller Peter Franchot and other officials about proposals for the 2018 […]

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