Massachusetts will not likely prevent trick-or-managing, but area communities can

Colin A. Young

FILE - Zoey Anderson, 3, holds the hand of her dad Shawn, during the annual trick-or-treating event at the Westgate Mall in Brockton on Thursday Oct. 31, 2019.

No matter if this Halloween brings tips or treats might just rely on where by you are living. Gov. Charlie Baker explained Tuesday his administration will leave it up to regional officers to decide the most effective and safest way to celebrate Halloween this year.

“We will be placing out suggestions and guidance with regard to Halloween. You is not going to see us set out what I would refer to as policies or mandates,” Baker stated Tuesday in Salem. “We do want nearby communities in this certain circumstance, supplied how distinct several of our communities are across the commonwealth, the prospect to make their personal call with regard to how they want to see Halloween function.”

Baker said trick-or-managing should really be accomplished in modest teams only, that all costumes need to incorporate a mask enough to aid defend from spreading COVID-19, and that grownups should think about leaving sweet outside on a cookie sheet for trick-or-treaters to select up.