Shrewsbury to open cooling station

Shrewsbury will open its borough building as a cooling station Thursday and Friday for residents seeking relief from the heat.

The borough will provide an air conditioned room with metal chairs and tables, a drinking fountain and restroom facilities from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

Residents should bring their own entertainment, food and snacks, and a soft chair if desired.

The room will be monitored by office staff from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by volunteers from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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