Maine’s Governor Janet Mills pulls the rug out from under restaurant owners she had okayed to reopen

Maine restaurant owners are going to have a lot of rotting food and idled staff on their hands, after their governor suddenly reversed a decision to allow them to re-open on June 1st.  Having made the mistake of trusting their state governor, Janet Mills, the restaurants that were able to survive the lockdown spent scarce funds restocking their supplies and rehiring staff, in preparation for the promised reopening. But not so fast! WGME-TV, Portland reports:   Restaurant owners in three Maine counties are reacting to news that they'll have to wait longer to reopen. Wednesday, Governor Janet Mills postponed the dine-in dates for York, Cumberland and Androscoggin Counties indefinitely. Restaurant owners say they’ve spent a lot of money and time preparing both their food and staff to safely reopen next week, and now with that date pushed back, they’re faced with an uncertain future. Cumberland and York Counties are respectively the first- and...(Read Full Post)
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