When Lady T Salon in Watertown was temporarily shut down due to coronavirus fears and strict guidance from the government, owner Teresa Setaro decided to give back to those who weren’t put on pause.
Hair salons and barbershops are the latest businesses allowed to reopen, and that mean a busy morning for many.
From gambling with a mask on to finally getting that overdue fill, the first of June marks the reopening of barbershops, salons, tribal casinos and more in Connecticut.
Many hair salons and barbershops are getting ready to see customers for the first time in months, after an initial delay to their Phase One reopening plan.
Governor Ned Lamont has announced on Monday that he is delaying the reopening of hair salons and barbershops.
‘All the hard work we put in place is down the drain’: Hair salon owners, stylists protest decision to push back reopening
More than a hundred hair salon owners and workers took to the streets of New Haven Tuesday to protest Governor Ned Lamont’s decision to push back their opening to June 1.
Hair salons and barbershops were supposed to open Wednesday as businesses part of Governor Lamont’s phase one of reopening the state. But the governor changed that Monday. Wednesday, hundreds of protesters angry about that last-minute decision rallied at the state capitol.
Barbershop, hair salon owners split on health safety measures required by the state when they reopen May 20
Barbershops and hair salons are part of the group of businesses slotted to reopen May 20. The State has given strict public health restrictions on all businesses when they reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but stylists and salon owners say the restrictions given to them make it nearly impossible to do their jobs. Others say, it’s about time they get back to work.
The Town of Cromwell approved a resolution Tuesday evening to allow businesses to open up sooner than the governor’s deadline. It still has to go through the town’s attorney before it goes into the hands of Governor Ned Lamont, but the town’s mayor tells News 8 this is a plea.
Just 24 hours after detailing the seven criteria the state needs to hit to reopen, leaders announced the guidelines restaurants, retailers, hair salons and offices need to meet.