DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

his week’s record-breaking heat didn’t prevent David Godinho and Ken Heckman from heading out for a walk to enjoy the summer weather on Sunset Point with dogs are Ernie and Bert, and their newer dog, Greta the St. Bernard. [Jennifer Whelan photo]

90 Years? Piece of Cake

90 YEARS? PIECE OF CAKE! Hull’s Larry Kellem, shown with sons Steven and David and daughter Amy, celebrated his 90th birthday on Sunday with Kellems of all ages at Jake’s Seafood Restaurant. Larry is known throughout Hull for his legal work and contributions to the community over the decades. As just one example, the Hull…

AIRING OUT

Birds let heat escape from their bodies by resting with their bills open, especially those with dark feathers that absorb sunlight, like crows and this American Robin. Text and Photo by John J. Galluzzo   What’s Been Seen: There’s a rule scientists live by: absence of data is still data. That means that if, with…

BEST ON THE BLOCK. Dozens gathered for the second annual Hull Council on Aging Block Party outside the Anne M. Scully Senior Center on Samoset Ave. to enjoy live music, dancing, food and ice cream trucks, games, raffles, prizes, and more. Pictured clockwise from top left are Senior Friend Tereza Prime tattooing Block Partier Roger;…

BANDING TOGETHER

On Saturday, Los Gallos Locos, a Latin roots rock band that is local to Hull, performed at the Bernie King Pavilion as part of the Summer Sunshine Performance Series which seeks to ‘shine a light’ on multicultural performers from the South Shore. The series is sponsored by the Friends of Nantasket Beach, with funding support…

GETTING HERE FROM THERE

In 1972, transportation companies like this one in Hopedale sponsored bus trips to Nantasket to bring people from all over Massachusetts to Paragon Park and the beach. Many thanks to Alan Luxenberg for sending this great memory to us.