The approaching end of summer became abundantly clear this week, when Scituate announced the final days for lifeguards at its beaches.
Though the beaches will remain open, the following dates show the last day that lifeguards will be on duty.
Sandhills: Sunday, Aug. 14
Minot (Gannett end): Monday, Aug. 15
Minot (Well Rock): Monday, Aug. 22
Egypt: Thursday, Aug. 25
Humarock: Sunday, Aug. 28
Peggoty: Monday, Sept. 5.