By PAULA TRACY, InDepthNH.org
CONCORD, NH — Restaurants will be allowed to seat guests at tables that may be fewer than six feet apart as of Oct. 1 provided there are barriers.
COVID-19 contact tracing, Trick-or-Treating tips in a pandemic, and more funding for special education students were also part of the news released at Gov. Chris Sununu’s weekly press briefing Thursday.
Sununu is expected to head to Newick’s Restaurant in Dover Friday to meet with members of the restaurant industry for a round table discussion. The industry has been hit economically by the pandemic.
Retailers have also had a tough time, in spite of some federal CARES Act assistance and Sununu said he would look seriously at a proposal to opening up retail to up to 100 percent capacity as the Christmas shopping season approaches.
The retail industry’s proposal would allow businesses to also maintain the current 50 percent