Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Pels

Community mourns the loss of Dave Pierson

The Star Island community recently lost a dear friend, former staff member, and long-time Shoaler: Dave Pierson. His many years as winter caretaker, with his wife Edith, and time spent as island engineer, among other roles, kept the island running for decades. The island celebrated Dave’s life by ringing the chapel bell 2 p.m. Tuesday… Read more >

Conference Updates

Save 30% on Historic Star: Mystery and Mayhem

Star Island offers discount for 7-Day Historic Star Conference Star Island Corporation is pleased to announce a 30% discount on room and board for the 7-night Historic Star Conference on the Isles of Shoals from Saturday, August 25 to Saturday, September 1. This 7-night event will entertain people with speakers, workshops, and activities focused on… Read more >

Star Island Corporation

Anita Shreve set to return to the Isles of Shoals for Literary Festival

Star Island welcomes celebrated author to first annual Literary Festival Celebrated author Anita Shreve said she feels that she owes the Isles of Shoals her allegiance, because 15 years after the publication of her best-selling novel “The Weight of Water,” which is set there, the islands still resonate with her. “The place itself was such… Read more >