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Trent Kittleman

Sykesville seeks state amendment to alcohol law

Sykesville seeks state amendment to alcohol law

Sykesville's Wine and Arts Festival in May was seen as arguably the most successful event in the town's history, drawing 6,000 visitors and bringing in more than $20,000. Town officials are hoping to duplicate the event's success in the future, only this time they are hoping they can do it legally. Steven Colella, the town's economic development/Main Street coordinator, said due to a last-minute event format change, which included selling alcohol on Main Street, the town unknowingly violated the temporary liquor license it received from the county's Board of License Commissioners — more commonly known as the liquor board. Sykesville was not fined for the...