8 ways to support the local economy from home or while social distancing
18 Mar 2020
Whether closed entirely or operating in a partial capacity, all kinds of local businesses are suffering from the impacts of the coronavirus. But there are still ways to support them from home, or by going out but practicing social distancing.
"Part of the problem we have right now is we're all in bed with Amazon, and that's not doing much to help the local businesses," said Tony Sheridan, president of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut. He encourages people to see if local companies will deliver what they're looking for.