Food Insecurity

Beaches, Locals Only

Jul 27, 2020
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Intense lobbying before Connecticut state senators take on police reform, some beaches are open for locals only, and food pantries are in high demand.

Even As People Return To Work, Food Insecurity Persists

Jul 27, 2020
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The need for food pantries has only increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — even as people return to work, and parts of the economy slowly reopen.

Food Pantry
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More than a 100,000 pounds of food was distributed to Long Island residents on Friday as part of a statewide initiative.

Food Pantry
Davis Dunavin / WSHU

Connecticut Commissioner of Agriculture Bryan Hurlburt says local food banks are competing for supplies in the same way states were in a bidding war for medical equipment.

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Nearly 100,000 households in Connecticut are set to receive emergency food assistance from the federal government this week.

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