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“It’s been quite a ride,” says Jason Guyot. “Business levels still haven’t picked up to where they were pre-pandemic, and we’re still off on the revenue side.”
“Give me a couple of weeks," the governor told the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce this morning about allowing more capacity at a range of events. "I don’t want to open wide and then pull back.”
"This devastation has caused significant hardship on our employees, fellow vendors, and all of the supporting ancillary businesses, which is approximately 32,000 jobs per month.”
"We’re reinventing our restaurants basically on a monthly basis, and that doesn’t work," said Matt Storch, chef and owner of South Norwalk’s Match restaurant.
Covid, China and the new commander-in-chief were the main topics at the third annual Greenwich Economic Forum, held virtually Nov. 9-11.
“We’re in much better condition now than we were in the spring," says Stamford Heath President and CEO Kathleen Silard.
The convention business “will take a while before coming back,” said Robert Murdock, president of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau. “It’s really all about safety right now, and getting the virus under control.”
The usual mitigating practices (masks, social distancing) will still apply in all circumstances. “Obviously we’re dialing up the risk a little bit,” Gov. Ned Lamont said. “This is no time for us to lose our discipline.”
The Greenwich theater will reopen with “early access” screenings on Tenet, in what it said is an effort to capitalize on the fact that many tri-state theaters remain closed.
A survey released this morning by The Business Council of Westchester's Economic Recovery Task Force indicates that businesses in the county expect to be...
The allocation brings the total funding for Connecticut schools to $266 million.
Nevertheless, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases warned, "You need to be very flexible" as the COVID-19 situation evolves. "This is a very serious situation that our country is facing. We've gotten hit quite badly."