Restaurants Having Mixed Results with New State Rules

HARDWICK – While many Vermont restaurants began offering outdoor seating and takeout dining to mitigate losses caused by the COVID-19 shutdown, the Independent Restaurant Coalition predicts that nationally up to 85 percent of the nation’s independently owned restaurants may go out of business if they cannot get back to normal soon.

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‘Sheep Shop’ Holding Grand Opening

WOODBURY – Three residents are having the official opening of the Sheep Shop this Saturday. The Sheep Shop is a bodyworks and crafts store located on Route 14. Marie-Helene, Marcial Belanger and their eight-year-old son Marcialito all work together on various products, including sheep’s milk, soaps, body-care products, wood products, and more.

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