A school bus and other vehicles use the center lane to get past cars lined up around 7:45 a.m. Thursday on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Augusta waiting for the Augusta Food Bank parking lot to open at 8 a.m. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

A disturbing trend has been emerging in the past few months that is seeing more Mainers on the precipice of food insecurity, living paycheck to paycheck and being forced to decide between eating or pay bills. The trend has the Maine food bank community worried about how to meet demand and what the future looks like.

Tomorrow, the Sun Journal takes a closer look at the situation, visiting food banks that are dealing with the problem and talking to leaders about what is being done.

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