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GROUP

KEYWORD

DESCRIPTION

COVID

COVID-UPDATES

COVID alerts, clinics, testing

PARKS AND RECREATION

PARKS-REC-CXL

Parks & Rec event and program cancellations

PARKS-REC-UPCOMING-PROGRAMS

Notifications about new Parks & Rec programs, events

PARKS-REC-VOLUNTEER

Volunteer opportunities

SENIOR SERVICES

FOOT-CARE

Podiatry care

FROZ-MEALS

Senior Center meal distribution program

MEDICAID

Medicaid enrollment

MEDICARE

Medicare enrollment

SR-CTR-EVENTS

Upcoming Senior Center events

SR-CTR-WHATS-NEW

New Senior Center programs and services

SR-CTR-DELAY-OR-CLOSE

Senior Center delayed openings, closings

SR-CTR-VAN-TRIPS

Van trips sponsored by the Senior Center

SOCIAL SERVICES

BACK-TO-SCHOOL

Back to school help (backpacks, supplies, shoe gift cards)

DIAPERS

State-sponsored diaper program

FOOD

Food pantry, mobile food share

HEAT

Heating assistance services

HOLIDAY-GIFT-HELP

Gift assistance for families in need

HOUSING

Housing assistance services

HOLIDAY-GIFT-HELP

Gift assistance for families in need

INSURANCE

Medical insurance for low-income households

RENTER-REBATE

State rebate for renters 65 and older, or disabled

SNAP

State benefit food program

SS-WHATS-NEW

Notifications about new social services

THANKSGIVING-FOOD

Thanksgiving food boxes

UTILITIES

Financial assistance for electrical and water utilities

WEATHER

STORM-UPDATES

Storm information, local power outages, blocked roads

TOWN-DELAY-OR-CLOSE

Town office late openings, closures due to inclement weather. (Does NOT include school delays and closures)

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