Fall River announces new outdoor dining grant for small businesses

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A waitress seats customers at a restaurant with outdoor dining on a section of street closed to traffic to promote social distancing, Friday, July 17, 2020, in Somerville, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — Fall River announced a new grant Monday that offers funding towards outdoor dining for small businesses.

Businesses can apply for up to $2,000 to put towards setting up outdoor dining at their establishments.

The grants will be given at a first come first serve basis while funds last. The city expects to give out 10 to 12 awards.

Any business applying for a grant must have all required permits.

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