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November 17, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Maryland Senior Call Check

Projections are that roughly 25 percent of the population will be in the senior category by the year 2030. The Maryland Department of Aging has been looking at ways to help seniors stay independent, out of institutions longer and to “age in place.”  A new pilot program has started for those over 65 that could help […]

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December 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Leggett Taps Robert Dorfman to Lead DLC

UPDATED 12.20.16 Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett wants to appoint Robert Dorfman as the new director of the Department of Liquor Control. Dorfman, a North Potomac resident, will be paid a salary of $220,000, according to county spokesperson Patrick Lacefield. “Bob Dorfman has been a success wherever he worked, “said Leggett. “He is just the leader […]

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February 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

DLC Director George Griffin is “Moving On”

UPDATED The long-serving director of the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC), George Griffin, is “moving on,” according to a county memo that was sent out late Friday afternoon by Chief Administrative Officer Timothy Firestine. Griffin has worked for Montgomery County government for 21 years, according to the memo. Fariba Kassiri, assistant chief administrative […]

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February 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County public schools are opening on time on Monday morning, according to the district’s website. That’s big news because MCPS students have not been in school for over a week now because of weather and road conditions. 2. WSSC crews are […]

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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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March 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

Council Schedules More Discussion on Issues at Department of Liquor Control

An Ad Hoc Committee on liquor control looking at issues within the Department of Liquor Control including product delivery and inventory control, is scheduled to talk to bar and restaurant owners and other licensees March 20. The Ad Hoc Committee includes Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer, who serves as its chairman;  Council President George Leventhal, chair of the Council’s […]

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March 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of George Griffin and Lorna Virgili on Montgomery Al Dia

DLC’s George Griffin Appears on Montgomery Al Dia (Video)

George Griffin, director of Montgomery County Liquor Control, was a recent guest on the county’s Spanish language radio show. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Visit the County’s YouTube Channel here to view the entire episode.

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