One year later, Camden plans to implement business curfew

    A year after announcing an ordinance to close certain businesses early to curb crime, Camden is following through.

    Philly.com reports the curfew will take effect Sept. 17 for businesses in or near residential zones – something business owners weren’t too happy with when Mayor Dana Redd announced the plan last fall.

    Affected businesses will have to close between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. on weekdays and midnight and 6 a.m. on weekends. Some businesses still have pending lawsuits against the city, but are not due in court until October.

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