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Cooling centers open across the state

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Cities and towns across the state have opened cooling centers in response to forecasted sweltering temperatures.

Meteorologist Scot Haney said temperatures were expected to exceed 90 degrees in many places on Monday and Tuesday, particularly along the shoreline.

The following is a list of centers that have opened:

Hartford

Four centers will open between

  • North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St., 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
  • South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave., 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Ave., 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St., 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Hartford Public Library, 500 Main St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • All other library branches, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Southington

  • Senior Center, The Calendar House, 388 Main St. Open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Southington Public Library, 255 Main St. Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bridgeport

  • Bridgeport Transit Main Bus Terminal, 710 Water St., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  
  • Bridgeport Public Library, on Broad Street, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Rocky Hill 

  • Cora. J. Belden Library, 33 Church St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Stamford

  • Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd., 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • Stamford Fire Department Headquarters, 629 Main St., 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Long Ridge Fire Company 366 Old Long Ridge Rd., 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • It is also recommended to visit and enjoy other public areas with air conditioning such as the Library, Shopping Centers and the Mall.

Cheshire

  • Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St., 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Cheshire Senior Center, 240 Maple Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

East Hartford 

  • South End Senior Center, 70 Canterbury St., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Wickham Library, 656 Burnside Ave., 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • Public Safety Complex, 31 School St., 24 hours per day - 7 days a week 

Avon 

  • Avon Senior Center, 635 West Avon Rd., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Avon Public Library, 281 Country Club Rd., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Clinton

  • Andrews Memorial Townhall, Rose Room, 54 East Main Street, 9. a.m. to 4 p.m.

Griswold

  • Griswold Senior Center, 22 Soule Street, Jewett City, until 7 p.m.

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