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Heat Emergency in Boston
Mayor Wu announced a heat emergency in the City of Boston through Wednesday, July 17. Cooling centers will be open at 14 BCYF community centers Monday through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Boston is home to a thriving startup ecosystem across various sectors.

A report by the US Chamber of Commerce and 1776 ranked Boston as the number 1 U.S. city to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. Bloomberg also named Massachusetts the most innovative state in the country for the second consecutive year.

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