The governor's orders issued this week restricting gatherings means that Clarksburg public buildings won't be reopening any time soon.
The Select Board, in a brief emergency meeting on Tuesday morning, voted to keep the library, Town Hall and Community Center closed indefinitely effective Nov. 4.
The board had worked with the Board of Health to prepare for reopening the buildings to the public on Monday. But Gov. Charlie Baker this week pulled back on gatherings as part of several orders made to address an uptick in novel coronavirus cases in the state.
The reopening had been dependent upon getting the square footage of the buildings to determine the occupancy levels. The governor's orders, effective Friday, Nov. 6, are that personal can have a maximum of 10 people and event venues 25, as along as 6 feet of social distancing is maintained.
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