• The Governor announced she would end the 9 p.m. early closing time for businesses, effective February 1. Indoor gatherings are limited to 50 people at restaurants and other businesses with inside seating. A six-foot distance between seating areas is required, among other precautions. Bars and tasting rooms can offer outdoor dining only.
  • On January 4, the state extended the curfew on Maine businesses. Restaurants and bars must close by 9 pm, and may continue to operate at 100% capacity while adhering to social distancing and sanitation guidelines. Businesses were given authority to refuse customers that refuse to wear facial coverings.
  • The state is in the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Restaurants, bars, and other businesses that offer indoor service are permitted to operate at 100% capacity, so long as a six-foot distance between seating areas is met, among other precautions.
  • On November 19, the Governor issued an order requiring all outdoor and indoor businesses that provide seated food and drink service to close by 9 p.m. This order was extended until January 3.
  • The Governor issued a mask mandate in all public spaces, regardless if social distancing is possible, on November 5.