Jim Fassanella, manager of Store No. 20 in Gaithersburg, holds a bottle of Jefferson’s whiskey bottled specifically for the liquor agency shown here holding a bottle of Jefferson's whiskey that is bottled specifically for the MCDLC. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)
Montgomery’s liquor system under fire
County control of sales called inefficient, but, advocates defend it
An eight-decade old system of liquor control in Montgomery County is drawing criticism and calls for its elimination.