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Advocates For Homeless Erect Tents In New Haven Garden

Advocates for the homeless in New Haven have responded to the closing of an overflow shelter by putting up tents on the site of a community garden.

05/16/2014

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NH Officials: Landlord Thawing Pipes Starts Fire

New Hampshire fire officials say a landlord using a propane torch to thaw frozen pipes started a fire that left five tenants homeless.

01/05/2014

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Focusing on Homeless Veterans

While advocates say the number of homeless Connecticut veterans has declined somewhat in recent years, there’s a new effort underway to try to eliminate homelessness among the state’s veteran population over the next two years.

11/10/2013

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Panhandler Accused Of Using Donations For Drugs

Branford’s police chief is urging people to be wary of panhandlers following the arrest of a man accused of using handouts to buy heroin.

10/16/2013

del M orro Castle, Puerto Rico (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

Poverty In Puerto Rico At 14%; Homelessness On Increase

Puerto Rico’s homeless population has risen sharply in the past two years amid an ongoing economic crisis that includes a nearly 14 percent unemployment rate, higher than any U.S. state.

07/09/2013

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Barber Kicked Out Of Park Can Continue Haircuts For Homeless

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is allowing a barber to continue giving haircuts in a city park despite orders for him to leave from police and health officials.

06/14/2013

Poverty Rate Rises To 15 Year High

Community Group Works On Database Of Services For Homeless

A community group in New Britain is compiling an online database to help the homeless find food, health care, housing and other services.

03/18/2013

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Man Rescued From Train Tracks

A man was rescued from Metro North tracks in New Haven today, at about 8 am.

02/26/2013

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Statewide Homeless Count Being Held

A state-wide count of homeless people is being held tonight.

01/29/2013

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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