‘ANTICIPATING A TOUGH WINTER’

Christine Cousineau will get by with an $11 cut in her monthly food stamp allotment, she said, but she’ll feel it. “Eleven dollars cuts me back on milk, bread, maybe even meat,” said Cousineau of Burlington, a 64-year-old former machine operator on disability because of arthritis. As of Nov. 1, the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance [...]