department of liquor control

February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Liquor Control Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a “Get to Know Your Department of Liquor Control Forum” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Here are more details. 2. Sherwood Meets BOE: There’s […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Students Awarded for Underage Drinking Prevention Message

More than 30 middle and high school students were recognized at the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters building early Wednesday for their efforts in teaching their peers about the consequences of underage drinking. Students entered a contest founded by the Keeping It Safe (KIS) Coalition earlier this year that required them to create a 30-second […]

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July 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner Meets with Reporters, July 10, 2017 (VIDEO)

Council President Roger Berliner talked about Montgomery County’s opposition to a “second crossing” across the Potomac River, a legal memorandum on whether the county can bring suit against the Federal Aviation Administration over airplane noise from Reagan National Airport, problems with the county’s Department of Liquor Control, opioids and other topics.

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July 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police, Alcohol Control Take Drunken Driving Personally

Montgomery County police and the county’s Department of Liquor Control have launched a public awareness campaign to prevent drunken driving and to prevent over-consumption by patrons, targeting the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. The campaign, titled “I Take It Personally,” asks community members and retail establishments to prevent friends and customers from drinking too much […]

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June 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

DLC Employee, 1 Other Charged in Theft of $22,000 Worth of Liquor from County

Two men, one a Department of Liquor Control employee, have been charged with the theft of nearly $22,000 worth of alcohol from box trucks parked at the DLC warehouse in Gaithersburg, police said. Both men — DLC employee Kelvin Eugene Snowden Jr., 31, of Gaithersburg and Jean Auguste, 27, of Lanham — posted $3,500 bail, […]

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June 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

DLC Director on Carding Customers: “It is not our Intent to Inconvenience our Customers”

The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control website says that on July 1, every customer will be required to present a valid form of identification when buying alcoholic beverages from the county’s 27 operated stores. But a new memo from the department’s director, Robert Dorfman, to customers indicates the DLC may be loosening up its […]

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May 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

DLC Adds New Trucks to Its Fleet (VIDEO)

The Department of Liquor Control is adding new trucks to its fleet that services customers around Montgomery County. Warehouse Operations Manager Michael Vogel said the department has welcomed six new trucks in the past year. “The difference with these trucks versus our older trucks, we do have lift gates on these trucks,” Vogel said. “So […]

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March 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Department of Liquor Control Sales Climb on St. Patrick’s Day

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day was a profitable one for the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control. The DLC reported a 65 percent increase in sales increase this year over last year’s holiday, according to a statement from the county agency. Landing on a Friday this year, DLC stores sold $668,169.29 on St. Patrick’s Day […]

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February 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

New DLC Director Robert Dorfman Says Number One Priority is Customer Service (VIDEO)

There’s a new boss at the Department of Liquor Control, and his top priority is improving the D-L-C’s customer service. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more.

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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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