Chili Cookoff raises thousands for local United Way

Tamie Larez with Meals on Wheels, left, and Sharon Erwin with ComfortCare Homes talk during the Saturday Chili Cookoff in downtown Newton. At right is Ernie, the Meals on Wheels' booth mascot. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now A total of 248 gallons, 31,744 ounces or 3,968 cups, of chili was up for grabs on Saturday afternoon...

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