State and federal relief on the way to Connecticut restaurants, Lamont says


MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — The pain of the pandemic is being felt in just about every area of business. However, restaurants are taking a real pounding. But it looks they’re about to get a desperately needed economic shot in the arm.

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Governor Ned Lamont announced Thursday a state and federal relief plan. He was joined by the Connecticut Restaurant Association and local leaders.

Friday, March 19, restaurants will also be opening back up at 100% capacity.

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