While coronavirus-related hospitalizations surged, Gov. Ned Lamont again pledged to impose steep fines on businesses that flout pandemic capacity rules.
Gov. Ned Lamont assured retailers Thursday he is not contemplating closing stores due to the COVID surge.
WEST HARTFORD — It’s an enduring Black Friday tradition, right up there with traffic jams, Walmart brawls, cheap electronics and buy-one-get-one sales — the press conference by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on a consumer issue. This year, it was “cyber grinches” who use bots to scoop up hot toys online.
On a day when every newscast was certain to report on Black Friday shopping, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal attracted every network affiliate to a news conference with a bit of media catnip — a fresh gloss on an old warning to consumers about the sales and advertising practices at outlet malls.