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Gov. Lamont: Phase 3 of reopening on pause ‘for foreseeable future’

Asked if bars that do not serve food could move operations outside, as restaurants have done, the governor said no, as social distancing measures would be difficult to maintain.

State provides details on schools reopening; Lamont ‘rethinking’ allowing bars to...

Measures include desks inside of classrooms facing the same direction and spaced 6 feet apart when possible, while masks must be worn by staff and students, unless prevented by a medical condition.

New economic landscape: Hudson Valley merchants, government realign priorities

With the Mid-Hudson Valley region having moved into the third phase of New York state’s four-phase COVID-19 reopening plan on June 23, some businesses...

Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz encouraged by recovery efforts so far, ‘but you...

All things considered, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz says she is pleased with how Connecticut’s public health and economic recovery efforts are going so far. Noting...

Gov. Cuomo winds up briefing series saying ‘COVID isn’t over’

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued a warning during his COVID-19 briefing from Albany today, the last in his daily series of public briefings. “COVID isn't...

CT relaxing some social restrictions; private gatherings can now be up...

Gov. Ned Lamont acknowledged that any coronavirus flare-ups and/or an increase in hospitalizations could negatively affect the situation. "Plan accordingly, knowing there's a fair amount of risk," he said.

Cuomo cautions states to heed COVID-19 numbers and reopen in phases

Without saying “I told you so,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today declared that what New York state has done with respect to controlling the...

A classic: An 89-year-old Yonkers building enters the modern COVID era

The building known as 20 South Broadway in Yonkers has remained an anchor of the Getty Square area of Yonkers from the Great Depression...

Offices, restaurants, retailers ramp up as region reopens

The Hudson Valley’s entry into phase two of the four-phase COVID-19 economic reopening and recovery plan on June 9 was marked by a modest...

Metro-North readies 115% service increase for next week

The president of the Metro-North Railroad, Catherine Rinaldi, said that the commuter service is seeing a slow increase in ridership since the start of...

Westchester County forms task force to help businesses deal with reopening

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has announced the formation of the Westchester County Reopening Task Force.

George Floyd case overshadows Lamont briefing; COVID-19 deaths nearing 4,000 in...

Asked if he felt the Trump administration was trying to politicize the incident, Gov. Ned Lamont responded: "God, I hope not. I can't think of anything more cynical than that. Broadly speaking, militarization of this situation is not the right thing to do."

Not so fast: Hair stylists balk at being included in Phase...

“Some salon workers are so petrified that they just quit.”

A look at employers’ rights as Connecticut returns to work

“It’s really difficult to gauge” how many businesses are going full-steam ahead, says a Bridgeport attorney. “We have a number of clients who have been planning for some time to begin bringing back their employees, and there are some who are waiting to see how things develop.”

CT casinos move start of reopening process up; Lamont issues guidance...

The state’s two casinos will not be reopening on June 1, as Gov. Ned Lamont has hoped. Instead, they will begin to reopen May 30.