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  • 50 years later, SNAP proves its continuing vitality

    A lot has happened in the 50 years since LBJ signed the Food Stamp Act of 1964 into law. We've elected eight presidents, watched our population grow and shift, gained knowledge about health and nutrition, enjoyed economic booms and survived recessions. Through it all, food stamps have been there, steadfastly providing better nutrition to hungry Americans.
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sanchez Honored as Children's Champion

    Rep. Bobby Sanchez of New Britain was honored as a Children's Champion on Friday, August 15, at the New Britain YWCA at Franklin Square. The honor comes from the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, a statewide advocacy organization working to ensure...

    Cynthia M. Allen: Closing the opportunity gap with school choice

    The events that have recently overtaken Ferguson, Mo., have exposed much more than just the vestiges of racial distrust and strained law enforcement-citizen relationships. They remind us how the poverty of opportunity in too many American communities...

    6 challengers vie for Orange District 6 seat

    Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell is leaving her District 6 post because of term limits, and six candidates are vying to take over the open seat. The field includes a number of recognizable names, including a former commissioner and the...

    Giving residents a little boost

    GLOUCESTER – Over 9 percent of Gloucester's nearly 37,000 residents live below the poverty level, according to the U.S. Census. Even more live at or slightly above that level, said Bill Fulton, a volunteer with the Samaritan Group. "That means...