In a press today Governor Baker announced that the Stay at Home advisory asking Massachusetts residents to not be out from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. will be lifted on January 25th at 5:00 a.m.

In addition, businesses that were asked to close before 9:30 p.m. will be able to stay open later on January 25th at 5:00 a.m.

Businesses allowed to operate past 9:30 p.m. include:

  • Restaurants
  • Arcades & Other Indoor & Outdoor Recreation (Phase 3, Step 1 businesses only)
  • Indoor and Outdoor Events
  • Movie Theaters and Outdoor Performance Venues
  • Drive-In Movie Theaters
  • Youth and Adult Amateur Sports Activities
  • Golf Facilities
  • Recreational Boating and Boating Businesses (e.g. charter boats)
  • Outdoor Recreational Experiences
  • Casinos and Horse Tracks/Simulcast Facilities
  • Driving and Flight Schools
  • Zoos, Botanical Gardens, Wildlife Reserves, Nature Centers
  • Close Contact Personal Services (e.g. hair and nail salons)
  • Museums/Cultural & Historical Facilities/Guided Tours
  • Gyms/Fitness Centers and Health Clubs
  • Indoor and Outdoor Pools

The lift of the Stay at Home Advisory also means liquor stores and restaurants that sell alcohol can do so past 9:30 p.m.

Businesses part of Phase 3 Step 2 must still remain closed.

The 25 percent capacity and gathering limit will remain in place until February 8th at 5:00 a.m.

In addition to the announcement on COVID-19 restrictions, Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy announced more information to the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program administered by Mass Growth Capital Corporation.

Enter your number to get our free mobile app

 

What Are the Signature Drinks From Every State?

 

More From WBEC FM