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Staffing shortages causing restaurants to modify hours
Local restaurants are taking extreme measures to stay afloat amid a staffing shortage, including closing during what would normally be considered peak hours.
>> WE SEE THE GOOD IN PEOPLE, THE CUSTOMERS HAVE NO PROBLEMS AND OTHERS ON THE STREET, FOR BEING OPEN AND UNDERSTANDING WHAT THE SERVICE IS GOING THROUGH. WORKING DOUBLE SHIFTS AND STUFF LIKE THAT. >> CORRELL SAID HE HAS ALSO NOTICED THAT OTHER BUSINESSES AND RESTAURANTS HERE ON SALEM STREET HAVE TO CLOSE ON SOME OF THE SLOWER DAYS, WHICH IS TYPICALLY MONDAY, TUESDAY, AND WEDNESDAY. HE SAYS THAT ALONE HAS HELPED