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Editorial: As summer arrives

Summer, “lazy, hazy, crazy” in the words of Nat King Cole, is here. Schools are out in many places. Families are planning vacations. Gloucester High has graduation this weekend, putting a successful and triumphant end to one of the weirdest school years ever.

For a large part of our population, it’s time to have some Summer Fun.

The summer of 2020 did not offer much fun, in the way of group activities or travel, so people found other ways. In this area especially, boat dealers reported a lot more activity than normal as residents got out on the water, safely away from other people, to enjoy themselves.

Twelve months later, even if we are not entirely back to normal, we have come very close to it. Summer activities are being planned and carried out, and many of these are outlined this week in Section C, the annual Summer Fun guide.

Last year, pandemic-stricken, we could not even assemble this special section. There was not much to think about in the way of fun.

This year...

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