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Five Things: Heat Wave

Today is Wednesday, June 20. Here are five things you need to know.

1. It’s expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 98 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday’s temperatures are also expected to hit 98 degrees.

2. A message from the town, “Stay Cool – Be Safe:” “With high temperature predictions this week and the arrival of summer, elders are at an increased risk of developing heat-related disorders, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Be aware of the danger signs: dizziness, fainting, weakness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, unresponsiveness or hot skin. For a list of tips to stay cool during the hot weather and for air conditioned locations in Arlington, please visit arlingtonma.gov/coa."

3. Town warns against mosquitoes.

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5. In case you missed it, the Board of Selectmen handed out two new liquor-store licenses Monday night – .

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