Monthly Archives: September 2011


Thank you for a wonderful 2011 season!

As we pulled away from the island on the luggage boat Sunday for the last time in 2011, I was struck by the activity you could see from the dock: Dancers, yoga practitioners, musicians playing, people knitting, children running and some bopping to the music — all those elements that make for a wonderful week… Read more >


Remembering 9/11: A Poet on Star Island

Arlington, Mass. poet Steven Ratiner heard the news on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 while sitting in a Gosport Chapel pew on Star Island. The events and his setting inspired him to pen the poem “On the Morning We Heard They’d Blown Up the World.” To commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Boston NPR… Read more >