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Additional SNAP Benefits Coming to 110,000 Households in Connecticut

Posted on November 13, 2020 by cthomas


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The Connecticut Department of Social Services has announced that it will provide $16 million in Emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) benefits to more than half of Connecticut SNAP-eligible households on Thursday, November 19 – adding to the $137.8 million in emergency benefits disbursed in April, May, June, July, August, September, and October.

Authorized by the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, the extra food benefits will go to approximately 110,000 households

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STEAP Grants Announced for Beacon Falls, Seymour

Posted on November 10, 2020 by cthomas


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HARTFORD – It has been announced that more than $11 million in state funding for grants through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) will be awarded to 94 small towns across Connecticut for various infrastructure improvement projects, including Beacon Falls and Seymour. This is the first time since 2016 that the state has awarded STEAP funding.

Beacon Falls has been approved for $128,205 in state funding for storm drainage improvements on Cook Lane to resolve flooding issues and road

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Veterans Day Observance

Posted on November 10, 2020 by cthomas


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On Wednesday, November 11, we observe Veterans Day and pay tribute to the unbroken line of brave citizen soldiers going back to the Revolutionary War who stepped forward and served our great nation in times of peace and armed conflict. We honor the brave men and women who fought to preserve freedom for each successive generation.

While traditional gatherings should be avoided because of COVID, we can still commemorate the day by reaching out to veterans by phone, text or email and thanking them for

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