The tragic death last month of a man who contracted tularemia has raised awareness of the illness.
The closing of the Harbor View Hotel came as a bit of a shock for many year-round Islanders.
Now suddenly it’s September and the evening songs from the swamps are softer, as if to signal the seasonal decrescendo.
How to explain the fawning first-year performance review given by the Steamship Authority board of governors this week to Robert Davis?
It was a moment to celebrate, take a deep breath and say to other year-rounders, see you again in September.
The Gazette joins this week with hundreds of other newspapers nationwide in outrage over President Trump’s unprecedented vilification of the press.
August is the month when ocean swimming is at its best and with the recent heat wave, this year that is more true than ever.
An Island phenomenon that reaches its apex in August: the big-ticket fundraising event.
August has its own distinctly different rhythms.

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