According to reports, a Gardiner hotel and a popular wedding venue came under fire last weekend because the hotel held several events last weekend, one of which allegedly included more than 300 employees.
of Colonial Hotel According to reports, a wedding was held on Saturday with 240 guests and 70 staff members. according to Boston Business Journal, Received a summary of the US Department of Labor’s complaint against the hotel. It is said that the wedding was prepared for the relatives of hotel general manager Nicole Moorshead (Nicole Moorshead). According to reports, another wedding reception took place on Sunday, which included 1
Hotel officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
State officials pointed out that both parties included bars and dances. BBJ report.
The state and city officials have been informed of the possible scale of gatherings. The city has notified the hotel on July 15 not to hold parties that violate state COVID-19 regulations. Another warning was issued on July 24. The hotel stated that it would follow the guidelines “to the best of its ability,” Gardner Assistant Director of Public Health Rick Rossi told the hotel. BBJ In a statement.
Rossi said the hotel may fine $300 for each activity. The publication reported that there may be further fines imposed by the State Labor Standards Bureau.
The state is currently in the third stage of reopening, namely Restrict in-person gatherings No more than 25 people and 100 people outside.
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