City Opens Cooling Centers
Centers open Thursday
July 27, 2016, Lawrence, MA- Mayor Daniel Rivera announced that the City will be opening two “Cooling Centers” on Thursday, July 28th in response to the anticipated record high temperatures. The first location is at the Lawrence Senior Center, located at 155 Haverhill Street. Senior Center Director Martha Velez and her staff are ready to accommodate additional city residents who are looking to find relief from the heat tomorrow. The Lawrence Senior Center will be open from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The second location in the city is Oasis Senior Day Care, a private facility located at 120 Broadway in Lawrence. Oasis will be joining the city in this effort and will be opening to the public, offering water and a cool place to go. Oasis will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and is free to the public. Residents who go to Oasis Senior Day Care will be asked to sign in. “It’s really hot out there. Be safe. Stay hydrated and if you’re looking for a cool place to go and relax, please consider coming down to one of the cooling centers,” said Mayor Rivera.