Shelter provides residents with food, showers following surprise blizzard


KENT — “People in town have pulled together to help everyone get through the aftermath of the freak early snowstorm,” reported First Selectman Bruce Adams on Tuesday morning.

The Kent Senior Nutrition Center was open as a shelter for those needing a warm place to sleep due to power outages throughout the area. Adams said between five and 10 residents sought shelter at the center following the Saturday snowstorm.

The center is providing three meals a day to those in attendance. Local businesses donated some of the food and the town purchased some of the items.

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