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“We’ll see how it plays out,” says Connecticut Restaurant Association Executive Director Scott Dolch.
To date, municipalities have reported nearly $40 million in direct costs.
“You have to be so flexible, accommodating your customers and your employees,” says Don Droppo Jr., owner, president and CEO of Curtis Packaging in Sandy Hook. “This is unprecedented for all of us, and you can either run from it or you can see it as an opportunity.”
The state of Connecticut has now conducted over 200,000 COVID-19 tests, with nearly 40,000 positive results and over 3,600 deaths.
While the U.S. Department of Labor was today reporting 2,438,000 new unemployment insurance claims during the week ending May 16, bringing the nine-week total...
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S Department of the Treasury today posted the loan forgiveness application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The...
A group of 11 State Senate Democrats has sent a letter to Gov. Ned Lamont questioning the prudence of starting to reopen some state businesses on May 20 – concerns that the governor tried to assuage during today’s briefing.
Eight hospitals in Westchester and Rockland will be sharing $265.7 million in federal funds from a pool of $5.026 billion that had been previously...
Created out by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the program allows small businesses and nonprofits to apply for low-interest private loans to pay for their payroll and certain other costs, and are forgivable if certain conditions are met.
The funds can also be used to cover the salaries of PHA staff unable to work because of current public health restrictions.
After some back-and-forth over the past few weeks as to whether when some shuttered Connecticut businesses could start to reopen, Gov. Ned Lamont today affirmed that a number of sectors -- including restaurants, retailers, and hair salons -- will begin to open on May 20.
The loosening of social distancing efforts and a concurrent reopening of some businesses could begin in June, according to one of the co-chairs of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board.
A change in the criteria used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to count COVID-19 cases has resulted in Connecticut’s numbers of positive test results and deaths rising dramatically, Gov. Ned Lamont announced today. As a result, the number of COVID-positive cases rose by 1,853 to 19,815, while deaths increased by 204 to 1,331.
For the second straight day, the number of people hospitalized both in Connecticut and in Fairfield County due to complications caused by COVID-19 decreased, Gov. Ned Lamont announced today.
Connecticut marked another grim COVID-19 milestone today, adding another 65 deaths to bring the total to 1,036. Fairfield County recorded 19 fatalities to bring...