Cities and towns across the state open cooling centers to help residents beat the heat

HARTFORD — The heat and humidity won’t subside for a few more days. Today will be up around 90 degrees for many inland towns, with dew points in the 70s making it feel sweltering at times.

Cities and towns across the state are designating cooling centers for residents to beat the heat:

Ellington
Town Library and Senior Center open Wednesday

New London
Senior Citizen Center, 120 Broad Street
8:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m.   Should overnight accommodations be necessary, city personnel will work with our local shelters for temporary placement.

Simsbury
Simsbury Public Library 725 Hopmeadow Street
Wednesday and Thursday    9:30 a..m. – 8:30 p.m.  Friday 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Eno Memorial Hall 754 Hopmeadow Street (Senior Center)
Hours:  Wednesday and Thursday    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and  Friday  8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Westport

Westport Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave., will be open  Friday, July 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. And the public library at will be open Friday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.