Freebie Friday: Memorial Day deals

It’s the end of the week and this Memorial Day weekend, we salute the fallen. In observation of Memorial Day, businesses are offering special deals to active duty military and veterans. Since this year has so many people working the frontlines, many deals are expanded to first responders and healthcare workers too. We are stretching your dollar this Freebie Friday with a look.

Remember food safety during Memorial Day

“Memorial Day is the unofficial start of the summer season,” says U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Under Secretary for Food Safety Dr. Mindy Brashears.

Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer in the U.S. meant big crowds at beaches and warnings from authorities Sunday about people disregarding the coronavirus social-distancing rules and risking a resurgence of the scourge that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans. Meanwhile, the White House broadened its travel […]

Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Americans settled for small processions and online tributes instead of parades Monday as they observed Memorial Day in the shadow of the pandemic, which forced communities to honor the nation’s military dead with modest, more subdued ceremonies that also remembered those lost to the coronavirus. On the weekend that marked the […]

IndyCar drivers cope with strange Memorial Day weekend

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud knows what he should be doing right now. Friday’s plan was to climb into the No. 22 Chevrolet for one final test session, mingle with fans and plot race strategy. On Sunday, he’d chase a second straight Indianapolis 500 victory. Instead, he is spending the Memorial Day weekend quietly at […]

Stretch Your Dollar: Shopping for Memorial Day deals

Memorial Day is a week away and with social distancing, observances will look a little different this year. One thing that you can count on – the shopping deals will be there as they are each year! We are stretching your dollar with how you may need to look in different places for them with so many stores closed.

How has Memorial Day and social distancing affected restaurants in CT?

Memorial Day is observed to remember our fallen heroes. For many industries, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff of summer. But this year, how has this holiday and social distancing policies affected restaurants in our state?

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