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Mohegan Sun to lay off undetermined number of employees at end of September

Signs and hand sanitizer are set up May 21, 2020, to greet patrons at gaming floor entrances at Mohegan Sun Casino ahead of its partial reopening June 1. Furloughed Mohegan Sun employees who are not called back to work by the end of September will be laid off, the casino announced Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Furloughed employees learned Thursday that those who are not called back to work by the end of next month will be laid off.

Connecticut's Sales Tax Free Week starts Sunday

During week, purchases of most clothing and footwear under $100 are exempt from the state’s 6.35% sales and use tax.

Stocks briefly erase pandemic losses; oil rallies

U.S. stocks briefly surpassed the all-time closing high reached before the coronavirus pandemic, propelled by surging technology shares. Gold rebounded, the dollar weakened and Treasury yields rose to five-week highs.




Foxwoods' revenues fell by 71% in quarter that ended June 30

The electronic billboard at the entrance to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday, May 28, 2020, announces the coming  June 1 reopening. Foxwoods Resort Casino's net revenues were down by 71% in the quarter that ended June 30, a three-month period in which the Mashantucket Pequot-owned casino was closed for two months.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Casino was shut down all of April and May due to the pandemic before partially reopening June 1.

'Smart fitness' studio for fast personal training opens in Groton

David Roden demonstrates the use of one of the robotic/artificial intelligence exercise machines Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at his new The Exercise Coach franchise location in Groton.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Pawcatuck resident David Roden has opened Connecticut's second franchise of The Exercise Coach.

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital accepts gift from Dominion Energy

Donation supports COVID-19 relief fund benefiting hospital staff.