department of liquor control

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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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Talks Minimum Wage, Bethesda Plans, E-Permit Parking Problems, Marriott, DLC, Metro and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner told reporters today that he believes Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is going to veto the Council’s legislation that would increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. You may remember the Council voted 5-4 last week to pass the legislation. Berliner was one of the four Councilmembers (Nancy […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Are you ready for some snow? The National Weather Service is predicting that the white stuff will begin falling during rush hour tonight. First accumulating snow of the season expected across most of the region late tomorrow. Here are the highlights. #dcwx #mdwx #vawx […]

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December 14, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Department of Liquor Control Launches Holiday Ride Program to Prevent Drunk Driving

In an effort to prevent drunk driving, the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) is partnering with local transportation service, Dryver, to offer $20 gift cards towards a designated driver this holiday season, according to a press release. The DLC will also partner with Lyft by offering $5 off the first ten rides. The […]

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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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November 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Executive Releases Statement on Liquor Control

In a statement released on Thursday, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett proposed to put the Department of Liquor Control’s (DLC) wholesale and retail operations under a Liquor Control Authority. “A Liquor Authority will bring private sector experience and management to the table in the form of a Board of Directors; the organization will be more nimble and […]

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June 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of county Liquor & Wine store sign

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 2, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

DLC Official: Hearing Scheduled to Review Rockville Hooters Liquor License (VIDEO)

A Hooters restaurant located on Rockville Pike could potentially lose its liquor license for allegedly over-serving an intoxicated patron who has plead guilty to driving and fatally striking Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta in December 2015. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Kathie Durbin,  division chief at the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control, talks […]

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April 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Keeping it Safe Awards Recognize Work to Prevent Underage Drinking (PHOTOS)

Three Department of Liquor Control employees were honored today for their work to deter underage drinking in the county. They each received a Community Service Award from the Keeping It Safe (KIS) coalition at an award ceremony at Police Headquarters early this morning. Keeping it Safe (KIS) is a coalition established in 1992 with the […]

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Department of Liquor Control Announces Expansion of Designated Driving Program

The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) is expanding its partnership with Be My Designated Driver (BeMyDD) and Jack Daniel’s for its Spring Designated Driver Program. The purpose of the expanded program is to prevent drunk driving in the County. According to a news release, the Spring Designated Drive Program will be offering educational […]

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