Haverhill Establishes Cooling Locations Today as Temperatures Rise Into the 90s; Plug Pond Opens

Entrance to Swasey Field. (WHAV News file photograph.)

Haverhill is setting up locations for residents to keep cool today as temperatures are expected to soar into the 90s.

WHAV’s Wave Weather Meteorologist James Covington says temperatures are expected to reach a high of 94 today.

Mayor James J. Fiorentini says residents may seek relief today until 4 p.m., at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.; until 7 p.m., at the Swasey Field Splash Pad; and at water cannons set up at Riverside Park near the stadium.

The revamped Plug Pond Recreation area is open for swimming with a limit of 200 people. A new playground there opens next week followed by a splash pad later on when construction is completed.

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