Paul Feely’s City Hall: Pitch to keep homeless in one spot hits obstacles
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IF YOU bailed out before the third hour of last week’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, you missed Ward 3 Alderman Pat Long’s pitch for a homeless haven somewhere in the city.
The idea followed a long discussion of options to address a growing number of homeless encampments around Manchester. The camps have multiplied in recent weeks, as people fearful of contracting COVID-19 avoid staying in shelters.