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Lingering effects of the pandemic

Damaris Mejia says the profit margin for her in-home childcare business is so thin she sometimes forgoes her own pay to meet bills.
Jennifer Ludden
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Damaris Mejia says the profit margin for her in-home childcare business is so thin she sometimes forgoes her own pay to meet bills.

A recent survey says 10% of child care centers in Connecticut have not reopened since the pandemic shut down. The large majority of Connecticut manufacturers are struggling to find workers, New York’s candidates for governor clash over crime, and this weekend will mark the 10th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy hitting our region.

Sabrina is host and producer of WSHU’s daily podcast After All Things. She also produces the climate podcast Higher Ground and other long-form news and music programs at the station. Sabrina spent two years as a WSHU fellow, working as a reporter and assisting with production of The Full Story.