This weekend is not only Memorial Day weekend -- it's the unofficial start of summer. Pools open, races are run, concerts are held outdoors. And here are some ideas on covering it all:


-- Find all of GateHouse News Service's Memorial Day content here, including a pre-made holiday page, editorials and columns on the meaning of the holiday, travel stories and grilling tips.


-- Here are more links to GHNS pages and content on graduation, NASCAR and the Indy 500 that can help fill your space.


-- If you haven't already started your holiday story, here are four new angles to consider.


-- Pools will be a hot topic this hot weekend. Consider looking at the pool installation business in your town and public-pool cleanliness. Water, boating and heat safety tips are always good this time of year.


-- Travel = gas price concerns. Here are some links to help your readers.


Enjoy the weekend, everyone!