‘This Is a Huge Blow’: Small Businesses Fight to Survive Amid Pandemic

Business after business is shut down in Union Square in Somerville, Massachusetts. “It’s terrible,” said Sheila Borges-Foley, whose family has run the Neighborhood Restaurant and Bakery for 40 years. “This is a huge blow.” The Neighborhood is still open for takeout and delivery, like countless restaurants across the state, but business is down 50% and she had to let four…

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