Federal Home Heating Aid Not Meeting Families’ Needs, Lawmakers Warn

As Reported by Chris Lisinski, State House News:

Additional $15M In New State Heating Aid Sought

Thousands of Massachusetts families risk running out of heating oil this winter without additional assistance from the state, an advocate warned Wednesday as lawmakers began pushing for new funding to augment federal aid.

Quincy is changing, but poverty hangs on

As Reported by Jill Terreri Ramos, Boston Globe Correspondent:

Poverty is not very visible among Quincy’s newly built apartments and condominiums and increasingly expensive single-family homes.

State Fuel Assistance Help Timely with Temperatures Falling Below Zero

“Today’s frigid temperatures bring into sharp focus the need for state support for fuel assistance. We are so grateful to the Legislature and the Governor for allocating $57 million at the end of 2022 to help our vulnerable friends and neighbors cover their heating costs,” said Joe Diamond, MASSCAP Executive Director.