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COVID-19 Business Reopening Resources

Posted on May 20, 2020 by hbrooks


With today’s reopening of many business sectors across the state, numerous state agencies have put out resources and rules for businesses and patrons to reference. Below, you will find links to many of these guidances, along with some general resources you may find helpful as you navigate the state’s phased reopening.

Department of Agriculture (DoAG)

Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)

COVID-19 Update – May 19

Posted on May 19, 2020 by hbrooks


State Prepares for First Phase of Business Reopenings on May 20

Beginning tomorrow, May 20, some businesses will be allowed to open, including restaurants with outdoor seating, offices, outdoor museums and zoos, and retail shops and malls.

Please click here for sector-by-sector guides on reopening.

Note that barbershops and hair salons, which were previously allowed to open, are no longer part of this Phase 1 reopening plan. This decision was made by the governor yesterday. While I do believe public

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COVID-19 Update – May 15

Posted on May 15, 2020 by hbrooks


DECD Launches Self-Certification for Businesses Opening on May 20

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has launched the online self-certification tool for businesses that are opening on May 20 under state’s Phase 1 reopening process.

In order to open, businesses must self-certify and commit to comply with the sector rules established by the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group to keep their employees and customers safe. The process will only take a few minutes. Once

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Roadwork on Rt. 111 in Monroe

Posted on May 13, 2020 by hbrooks


The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that an asphalt rubber chip seal project will begin on Route 111 in Monroe from 1.32 miles south of Roosevelt Road to 0.44 miles south of East Village Road.

All work is “weather permitting” and is scheduled to start Monday, May 18, 2020. Construction is expected to conclude on Thursday, October 15.

The roadway construction will involve existing pavement surface patching and crack sealing; removal and installation of line striping; replacement

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COVID-19 Update – May 12

Posted on May 12, 2020 by hbrooks


I hope you had a safe and healthy weekend. I am writing with an update on the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

As a reminder, the state maintains a portal with up-to-date statistics on infections, fatalities, and hospitalizations.

Gov. Lamont Releases Rules for Businesses Opening May 20th 

Governor Ned Lamont’s administration has released guidelines and rules for businesses allowed to open on May 20 under the state’s phase 1 reopening plan. Phase 1 includes hair salons and barbershops;

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