From the Boston Globe: Frigid temperatures pose threat to homeless residents, Boston officials warn

By Nick Stoico and Sonel Cutler, February 2, 2023

Dangerously cold conditions expected in Massachusetts have prompted school districts across the state to cancel classes for Friday and officials to increase outreach to vulnerable populations, particularly residents who live on the streets…

…St. Francis House, another of the city’s major providers for the homeless, said it will open its shelter on Boylston Street at 5 a.m. Friday and will stay open through Sunday, the organization said on Facebook.

“Staff are committing extra hours so that, in addition to our regular services, we are able to stay open as a warming center overnight on Friday and Saturday, providing shelter, soup and sandwiches,” the post said.

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