Boston heat emergency extended through Tuesday; EMS sees an increase in calls due to hot temperatures

Boston heat emergency extended through Tuesday;  EMS sees an increase in calls due to hot temperatures

BOSTON — The heat emergency in Boston has been extended through Tuesday, Mayor Michelle Wu’s office announced. This keeps the city’s 16 cooling centers open for residents. Monday is the fifth day of the heat emergency. Between Thursday and Saturday, Boston EMS responded to 51 heat-related incidents on top of a higher overall daily call … Read more

New Green Line Extension to shut down for a month; Medford branch opening delayed

New Green Line Extension to shut down for a month;  Medford branch opening delayed

BOSTON – Another shutdown affecting a T subway line is coming. The MBTA announced Friday that the recently opened Green Line Extension from Government Center to Union Square in Somerville will be replaced by temporary shuttle buses for 28 days between August 22 and September 18. It was also announced that the planned opening of … Read more

Vice President Kamala Harris coming to Boston, Martha’s Vineyard Thursday

Vice President Kamala Harris coming to Boston, Martha’s Vineyard Thursday

BOSTON – Vice President Kamala Harris will be in Massachusetts Thursday for two visits. Harris will meet with state legislators and local leaders in a roundtable discussion on abortion rights in Dorchester around 1 pm After the meeting, she’ll head to Martha’s Vineyard for a Democratic National Committee finance event. This will be Harris’s first … Read more