• Cities hard-hit by coronavirus face strain enforcing reopening standards

    6 days ago - By Boston Herald

    Enforcing the state's mandatory safety standards for reopening businesses is falling to municipalities already strained by the coronavirus crisis - and leaders of several hard-hit cities say they simply don't have the manpower to make sure everyone's following the rules.
    “It's going to be a really difficult challenge to monitor and to make sure people are adhering to the guidelines,” Brockton Mayor Robert Sullivan said.
    Sullivan oversees the city with the second-highest coronavirus infection rate in the commonwealth, where nurses are busy contact tracing and inspectors are working...
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