Leona (Lee) Geise DeVitt died quietly on August 11 after a short illness at the age of 93 in Mount Pleasant, Wisc.
Ellen S. Orleans of Vineyard Haven died Sept. 24 at Windemere. She was 89.
George Anthony Hough 3rd died Sept. 22 at Massachusetts General Hospital after surgery to repair a hip injured in a fall. He was 94.
Joan M. Cobb of Bridgewater died peacefully after a long battle with cancer on April 22 at the Braemoor Health Center in Brockton. She was 63.
Gordon (Red) Newell Bates died peacefully on Sept. 24 after a period of failing health. He was 81.
Patricia Ann Meyers of Darien, Conn. and Edgartown died Sept. 18 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mason Walsh Jr. died peacefully in his home in Ligonier, Pa., on Sept. 22, just shy of his 80th birthday.
Mornings this month offer a stellar planetary show. Three bright planets fill the eastern sky. In this month alone there are two conjunctions, or two events when planets appear as a pair.
A committee exploring better mobile phone coverage to Chappaquidick told the town selectmen Monday it is making progress. A DAS system and transmitting tower are both under study.