Baker announces 4-phase reopening of Mass. economy

Nonessential businesses have been shuttered since March 23, but after the Reopening Advisory Board met with over 40 industry stakeholders across the Commonwealth, Baker said in his Monday press briefing that some may gradually begin to reopen by Monday, May 18.

Boston — Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts will take a four-phased approach to reopening the state’s economy, methodically allowing certain businesses to resume while protecting the public’s health.

Nonessential businesses have been shuttered since March 23, but after the Reopening Advisory Board met with over 40 industry stakeholders across the Commonwealth, Baker said in his Monday press briefing that some may gradually begin to reopen by Monday, May 18.

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