City’s homeless plan: Many want help, some want handout
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Manchester’s pursuit of a plan to help the homeless and also help downtown businesses is proceeding apace. The devil, as we have noted in previous pieces on the subject, is in the details.
It was good to see people turning out and speaking frankly on the issues involved during a City Hall meeting last week. Many of the homeless have serious issues that put them where they are; others are freeloaders who would rather panhandle and hustle than get one of the many jobs that are going begging in the city these days.