Brickbat: This Leaves a Bad Taste in My Mouth


Maine restaurateur Joe Christopher bought $12,000 in food and brought back his staff in anticipation of the state allowing dine-in customers on June 1. But just four days before restaurants were rescheduled to open, Gov. Janet Mills extended the ban on inside dining indefinitely in three counties, containing over 40 percent of the state's population, catching Christopher and other restaurant owners off guard.