Summer slides in with a steamy scorcher 
The first official day of summer arrived Wednesday, with temperatures soaring to 96 degrees in Boston. The National Weather Service is predicting 99 degrees today.
(ESSDRAS M SUAREZ/GLOBE STAFF)

Summer slides in with a steamy scorcher

The first official day of summer arrived Wednesday, with temperatures soaring to 96 degrees in Boston. The National Weather Service is predicting 99 degrees today.

(ESSDRAS M SUAREZ/GLOBE STAFF)

Report: Summer camps are ‘economic engine’ for Mass., Northeast 
Massachusetts is home to more than 800 camp programs, many of them summer camp programs, which collectively account for 1,300 full time employees and 23,000 seasonal workers, according to a new report conducted for a division of the American Camp Association.

Report: Summer camps are ‘economic engine’ for Mass., Northeast

Massachusetts is home to more than 800 camp programs, many of them summer camp programs, which collectively account for 1,300 full time employees and 23,000 seasonal workers, according to a new report conducted for a division of the American Camp Association.

The most imaginative doughnuts in the Northeast 
You wouldn’t know it from the shabby gray storefront, but Kennebec Cafe may have the best-tasting cake doughnuts in the Northeast. They are at least the most imaginative.
(FRED FIELD FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

The most imaginative doughnuts in the Northeast

You wouldn’t know it from the shabby gray storefront, but Kennebec Cafe may have the best-tasting cake doughnuts in the Northeast. They are at least the most imaginative.

(FRED FIELD FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Fighting a losing battle with the sea
- Crumbling sea walls in the Northeast are expected to offer even less protection as sea levels rise.

Fighting a losing battle with the sea

- Crumbling sea walls in the Northeast are expected to offer even less protection as sea levels rise.

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