Governor Baker Signs Executive Order for a Recommended Curfew
Today, Monday, November 2nd, Governor Baker announced that he has signed an executive order for a recommended curfew between 10:00PM and 5:00AM beginning Friday, November 6th. The revised stay at home advisory asks residents avoid unnecessary activities that could lead to increased COVID transmission.
Beginning this Friday, November 6th, certain businesses and activities are required to close at 9:30PM. These include:
- Restaurants (takeout and delivery may continue past 9:30PM for food and non-alcoholic beverages)
- Liquor stores and other retail establishments that sell alcohol
- Adult-use marijuana sales (not including medical)
- Indoor and outdoor events
- Theaters/movie theaters (including drive-in)
- Youth and adult amateur sports events
- Golf facilities
- Recreational boating
- Outdoor recreational experiences
- Casinos and horse tracks/simulcast facilities
- Driving and flight schools
- Zoos, botanical gardens, wildlife reserve and nature centers
- Close contact personal services (including hair and nail salons)
- Gyms, fitness centers, and health clubs
- Indoor and outdoor pools
- Museums/cultural and historical facilities, guided tours
Click here for more information.
Civil Unrest in the Wake of Tomorrow's Election
Whether it is to celebrate, or to protest it is likely that folks will take to the streets tomorrow night following the election. Please read this article by NBC Boston to hear more about crews boarding up their buildings to lower risk and damage if the protests take a turn.
To mitigate impacts, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) provides resources to the infrastructure community to support efforts in protecting people and property. Please view their documents below regarding protecting infrastructure and outdoor diners during public demonstrations.
Protecting Infrastructure During Public Demonstrations
Protecting Patrons in Outdoor Eating Venues
BOMA International Civil Unrest Guide