Monthly Archives: July 2009

On the Island

Star Island Featured on YouTube

For a terrific slide show of Star Island, see Sofia Piel’s photographs taken during recent Conference on the Arts. Our thanks to Sofia Piel for sending us the link.

On the Island

Senators Visit Star Island

Shannon Roecklein, Star Island Assistant Conference Center Director, had the unique pleasure of leading a guided tour of the island for Senators Judd Gregg, Trent Lott, and Lamar Alexander and their wives on Saturday, June 20. The group was brought to the island by Sue Reynolds aboard her boat, the Uncle Oscar, and by all… Read more >

On the Island

Seacoast Day featured in Manchester Union Leader

“Moments after the Thomas Laighton ferry docked at Star Island yesterday, several passengers disembarked and headed straight for the wooden rocking chairs overlooking Gosport Harbor. Some came to escape the chaos of their lives on the mainland. Others came to tour the rocky island they haven’t seen since they were young.” Check out the full… Read more >

Neighbors in the Shoals

An Island Kingdom

It all began on a beautiful June day in 2006 when Emmy Award-winning producer Andrea Melville visited Star Island with her family. That day, she rediscovered the magic of the Shoals and had the idea of producing a television documentary. She learned there had never been a television program featuring the complete history of the… Read more >