June 25, 2022

For Connecticut shoreline towns, figuring out a summertime beach policy during social distancing means plenty of hard decisions (from HartfordCourant.com)

In a video taken at Groton’s Eastern Point Beach last weekend, Mayor Keith Hedrick held up flexible PVC pipes fitted together as a jumbo hoop.

When he stepped inside, it gave him a 6-foot buffer on all sides: just what beachgoers this summer will need to maintain.

“That’s your distance — this is what 6-foot is,” Hedrick said on the video. “So imagine walking through the beach with towels everywhere and chairs and coolers and children and sunbathers and everything else, and …

Read the full article by Don Stacom and published on the Courant.com  May 10, 2020 at this link.