liquor control

December 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 21 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Thursday, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Liquor License Hearings: Montgomery County Board of License Commissioners will hold a hearing on applications at the Council Office Building. Here’s the agenda. 2. Free Child Safety Seat Inspection: Fitzgerald Auto Mall in Rockville is offering free child safety seat inspections. No appointment is needed, just […]

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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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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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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

“21 This Week” Talk Election Recounts, Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill and Liquor Control in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. Aiken and panelists discuss proposed changes to county liquor control, the fossil fuel divestment bill (Bill 44-16) under consideration by the County Council, and presidential vote recounts continue in three states. This week’s panel of political observers includes Susan Heltemes, Jerry Cave, Phil Bell, and Cynthia Rubenstein. You can […]

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November 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Discusses Election Results, Liquor Authority and More at News Briefing (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen discussed a variety of topics including the “Stand Up for the Montgomery Way” rally, election results, term limits, the county’s Triple-A bond rating, the state’s transportation program, the proposed independent Liquor Authority, the landlord tenant bill, the Economic Development Corporation, the subdivision staging […]

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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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January 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

State Delegates Tour Montgomery County’s DLC Headquarters

Maryland state delegates Shane Robinson and Ariana Kelly toured the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) headquarters last week ahead of the legislative session that begins later this week. DLC Director George Griffin told MyMCMedia that the purpose of the visit was for the delegates to see the Gaithersburg facilities. “They really were looking […]

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January 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Department of Liquor Control Issues Apology Following Holiday Delivery Problems (PHOTO)

The Department of Liquor Control issued an apology letter to restaurants and stores which it delivers alcohol supplies to last week after an error caused delivery problems. The letter signed by Director George Griffin states that human error resulted in the consolidation of five files into a single file. This created a single delivery schedule, […]

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December 22, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 22, In Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is holding a news conference this morning to announce the economic impact of introducing private sector competition on alcohol sales and distribution in Montgomery County. 2. Maryland State Police will dedicate DUI enforcement efforts in honor of Officer Noah […]

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December 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Executive Leggett Testifies at Local Bills Hearing on Liquor Control Legislation (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County delegation held a local bills hearing on Nov. 30 at the Council Chambers in Rockville. There was a packed crowd for the hearing that lasted until 2 a.m. on Dec. 1st. County Executive Ike Leggett was among those in the room to testify about a bill that could impact the way the […]

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