Connecticut offers an extra $430 per needy family in winter energy assistance amid ‘skyrocketing’ prices, bitter cold – Hartford Courant

A key energy assistance program for Connecticut families in need will allow them to apply for an extra $430 in aid this winter, Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration announced. This boosts the maximum potential aid any household could receive this winter through the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program from $1,890 to $2,320. The state Department of Social … Leer más

GMs Ross Atkins, Mike Hazen Share Details On Blue Jays/Diamondbacks Trade

After months of speculation and interest from multiple teams, the Diamondbacks finally traded one of their left-handed hitting outfielders and the Blue Jays finally moved one of their catchers. The two clubs joined forces Friday’s three-player deal that saw outfielder Daulton Varshaw head to Toronto in exchange for catcher Gabriel Moreno and outfielder Lourdes Gurriel … Leer más

A fitness trainer shares what she does every morning to prevent neck and shoulder pain

Whether it’s working at a computer desk or scrolling on the phone, we spend a lot of time looking down — usually slouching at the same time. As we slouch, our shoulders round and our head moves forward, leading to a painful condition known as «text neck.» This causes the upper back to become weak … Leer más

Winter storm batters US power, snarling Christmas travel

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — A battering winter storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses across the United States on Saturday, left millions more to worry about the prospect of further outages and crippled emergency response efforts and an airport in snowbound New York state. Across the country, officials have attributed … Leer más