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Boston Mayor Tom Menino.

Mayor Menino Issues Heat Advisory For Boston

With the city gripped in a heat wave, Mayor Tom Menino issued a heat advisory for the city on Friday.



Boston Area Prepares For Temps Near 100 Degrees

With temperatures expected to reach the low 100s and upper 90s, Massachusetts is taking steps this week to combat the heat and urging residents to stay cool.


Beach (file image)

Brace For Blistering Heat, It’s On The Way

Dangerous heat, unlike anything we have experienced in nearly a year, is on the way. Heat advisories will likely be issued for both Wednesday and Thursday.


Runners head out during the start of the 115th Boston Marathon on April 18, 2011 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

BAA Urges Some Runners To Consider Skipping 2012 Boston Marathon

Major concerns over extreme heat forced the Boston Athletic Association to take an unprecedented step on Saturday.