The Block Island Times

A Week in Pictures

Jul 19, 2013
Photo by: K. Curtis Bear, a Bernese Mountain Dog, rests at his home on Beach Avenue after having been missing for about nine weeks.

"Bear", the Bernese Mountain Dog that went missing on the island for 9 weeks, was reunited with his family this week, the island experienced a week long heat-wave that drove everyone to the beach and a shark, a northern right whale and a harbor seal pup were spotted around the island.

A shark caught in a dragnet at Andy's Way. (Photo by: Danielle Evans)
A northern right whale was spotted right off Charleston Beach in about 27 feet of water. The whale, which usually travels in pods, was all by itself and seemed to be healthy. On Tuesday, July 16, the whale was seen about 1:30 p.m. (Photo by: Geoff Hall)
A harbor seal pup seen on Scotch Beach on Friday, July 12. (Photo by: Joann Seddon)
SMOOTH SAILING —The sailing yacht Gemania Nova, a chartered vessel, was spotted off the west side of the island on Wednesday, July 17. The boat was seen off shore for several days before it departed later Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by: K. Curtis)
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The Surf Hotel (Photo by: K. Curtis)
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