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October 11, 2013

Councilor offers up a plan for heat aid despite shutdown

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She added that she’s already discussed the plan with NSCAP officials and “they were ecstatic that the city is reaching out to them to work together to ensure our citizens don’t go without heat this winter.” As of last night, she hadn’t raised the idea with Mayor Ted Bettencourt, “But I would expect that he’ll be delighted to help.”

Whatever plan Peabody develops could be an influence on other cities and towns as roughly 200,000 families statewide rely on these programs.

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