Opposition mounts against Nashua’s more stringent mask mandate proposal | Coronavirus

Opposition is mounting against a proposal to implement even more stringent face mask requirements in Nashua.

With an aldermanic panel set to review a proposed amendment to the city’s existing mask ordinance on Thursday, several residents are speaking out against the recommendation. 

The new proposal, if adopted by aldermen, states that “no business and no employee of any business shall provide goods or services to any person not complying with face covering requirements … no business and no employee of any business shall permit a person to remain on its premises in violation of these requirements.”

Catherine Norton, owner of Norton’s Classic Cafe in downtown Nashua, said in a written statement to city officials that after having to shut down her business for three months and reopen at half capacity with other restrictions, she may now be required to police mask wearing.

“No,” Norton wrote, “And I will work with

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