Potentially toxic algae bloom starts early in Charles River 
Blue-green algae blooming on portions of the lower Charles River has the potential to release toxins harmful to people and dogs.
(JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF)

Potentially toxic algae bloom starts early in Charles River

Blue-green algae blooming on portions of the lower Charles River has the potential to release toxins harmful to people and dogs.

(JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF)

A spring frost could doom early blooms 
- A sudden plunge in temperatures could have dire consequences for trees, animals, and crops following an abnormally warm winter and early blooming.

A spring frost could doom early blooms

- A sudden plunge in temperatures could have dire consequences for trees, animals, and crops following an abnormally warm winter and early blooming.