Montgomery County has announced that all 26 of its ABS (Alcohol Beverage Services) retails stores have returned to normal hours. Montgomery County reduced the hours back on January 12 due to staffing issues.
Per Montgomery County:
“Starting today, 25 of the ABS stores will be open from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. every day. The Poolesville spirits-only store will be open from noon-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It will be closed on Sundays.
A complete list of all ABS stores, including locations, hours, and phone numbers, can be found at https://montgomerycountymd.gov/ABS/stores/.
ABS is the alcohol wholesaler of beer, wine, and spirits for Montgomery County and operates 26 retail stores throughout the County. In addition, ABS manages alcohol licensing, enforcement, and education for more than 1,000 businesses. Generating more than $30 million in net income annually, its profits are used to pay down County debt with a large portion deposited in the general fund to pay for resident services that would otherwise be funded by County tax dollars.”