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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Delegate Proposes Beer, Wine Sales in Grocery Stores

In a YouTube statement, Del. Eric Luedtke said he would introduce legislation that would allow grocery stores to sell beer and wine in a “store within a store” model, similar to how grocery stores host coffee shops and banks. In the statement, Luedtke said the county has debated how alcohol is regulated in Montgomery County. […]

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May 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

DLC Staffers to Card All Customers at County’s 27 Retail Stores (VIDEO)

Beginning on July 1st, all customers shopping at the liquor control department’s 27 retail stores in Montgomery County will be carded. That’s the word from DLC Director Robert Dorfman, who said there will be few exceptions to the new policy. Up until now, customers at the county’s stores were only carded if they appeared younger […]

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January 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Approves Dorfman as Director of DLC (VIDEO)

It’s official. At Tuesday’s meeting, Montgomery County Council members approved Robert Dorfman’s appointment as director of the Department of Liquor Control (DLC). Dorfman, a North Potomac resident, was appointed to the position by County Executive Ike Leggett. In his new position, Dorfman will be paid an annual salary of $220,000. His appointment is effective immediately. […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dorfman is “Super Excited about Opportunity” to Lead DLC (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has chosen North Potomac resident Robert Dorfman to lead the Department of Liquor Control (DLC). Dorfman has years of experience in the private sector, including at Marriott International, Inc. where he served as president of Host International. The Montgomery County Council is expected to approve Dorfman’s appointment as DLC director […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

DLC Opens New Store in Rockville

The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) has opened a new store at 300 North Washington Street in Rockville. According to a news release, the nearly 8,000 square feet store features wide aisles, modern fixtures, energy efficient lighting and free parking. Highlights include: • A “Highly Rated” wine section with displays of wines rated […]

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June 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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DLC Opens New Store at King Farm Village Center

In an effort to better serve its customers, the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) has opened a new store in the King Farm Village Shopping Center. The Rockville store is now open Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 12  p.m. to 6 p.m. The new location offers wood-look […]

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June 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 30, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, June 30th, in Montgomery County: 1. Privatizing Economic Development: The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to vote today on a plan to privatize the county’s Department of Economic Development. 2. Transportation and School Tax Bill: Montgomery County Councilmembers Marc Elrich and Craig Rice are introducing a bill today that would […]

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June 19, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 19, in Montgomery County

You are almost to the weekend! Here are five things to know today, June 19th, in Montgomery County: 1. Ordering Alcohol: The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control is scheduled to meet today with the county’s ad hoc committee on liquor control to talk about plans to update and improve the department’s inventory and ordering systems. […]

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June 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

County’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control Meets Today

The Montgomery County Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control is scheduled to meet this morning for the sixth time to study of the County’s Department of Liquor Control (DLC). Today, the committee will review an option to the current system that would allow the private wholesale distribution of special order beer and wine to stores […]

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April 1, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Hucker Hosts Forum with Local Businesses and Dept. of Liquor Control

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker met with about two dozen people involved in the liquor industry Wednesday in an effort to hear their opinions on the review of the County’s Department of Liquor Control. Since February, the Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control has been holding worksessions to look at five options presented in […]

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