From the National Weather Service:
At 2 pm new record high temperature of 81 at Worcester, MA. Previous record 80/1945. Also a new record high of 85 at Bradley Arpt in CT. Normal high temperature for April 11th should be in the mid to upper 50s. Therefore our temperatures today are 25-30 degs warmer than normal.
[3:30 p.m. Update] Boston just set a new record high of 84! The previous record was 78/1955. At 3 pm many locations in MA, RI & CT are in the 80s!