OP-ED: Blistering August, Too Warm September

Historically the first frost hits Sandwich between Sept. 1 and Sept. 10. Not this year and none is in the forecast through the end of the month, with September lows mostly in the 40s and 50s. It’s a decades-long warming pattern we especially noticed in August. 

Reps Hall Gets a $680,000 Facelift

It took a $680,000 repair job, including painting and new climate control in Representatives Hall and its portraits this summer to find out that the abolitionist and U.S. Senator John Hale of Dover wore a black suit, rather than a blue one for his portrait.