Posts Categorized: Neighbors in the Shoals

Star Island Stories

We are proud to introduce a new section dedicated to Stories from Shoalers. The initial collection includes pieces by Edie and Steve Whitney, Alec Lowry, Joe Pescatello, Joan M. Strickland Johnson, C.E.V. Jenkins, and Lois Kenick. They span many years of Star Island’s history that include memories of a first week on Star Island in… Read more >

Shoalers in the News

Chair of the Star Island Permanent Trust and All Star I conferee David Yermack authored an article for the Wall Street Journal that appeared on the front page of October 10th’s Weekend Journal. Writers in the Round conferee Kate Leigh and Photography Retreat Conferee Sarah Flause will be displaying their works of Isles of Shoals… Read more >

Isles of Shoals Featured on Windows to the Wild

An up-coming Windows to the Wild show about the Isles of Shoals will air on New Hampshire Public Television for four times in November, beginning on Thursday, November 5th at 8:00 p.m. The show introduces viewers to scientists and students dedicated to preserving and studying the Isles of Shoals. Broadcast times for this episode: Thu,… Read more >

Shoalers in the News

Old Shoaler and chair of the Star Digital Photography Workshop and Star Island Photography Retreat conferences is featured in an article on SeacoastOnline Sue Reynolds and the “Lighthouse Kids” are featured on SeacoastOnline for their efforts to save the White Island lighthouse. 27 of Star Island Winter Caretaker, Alex DeSteiguer’s black and white photographs of… Read more >

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 >

Star Island in the News

Karen Dandurant writes about Star Island in Sunday’s Portsmouth Herald in an article entitled 112-year-old Star Island makes 21st century upgrades “People have been visiting Star Island since 1897, 112 years. At that time, the rates at the island retreat were $10 a week and covered the room and three meals a day for a… Read more >

You’re Invited: Banks Gallery “Island Light” Exhibit and Reception

We are pleased to announce that the second exhibition “Island Light, Paintings of the Isles of Shoals” will be running at the Banks Gallery from November 7th, 2008, through January 4th, 2009. All friends of Star Island are invited to a preview reception at the gallery on Thursday, November 6th from 8 to 10 p.m…. Read more >

New Tunnel to Facilitate Shoals Traffic

Note: this article was published on April 1, 2008—while we’re making lots of capital improvements to Star Island this year, this is not one of them. It’s just for laughs! Terrific news on an exciting project! “The new tunnel is projected to be completed by late 2012 and is estimated to cost upwards of seven… Read more >

An Island Kingdom: A New Documentary on the Isles of Shoals

The New Hampshire Humanities Council has awarded a grant to Barking Spider Productions for An Island Kingdom, a one-hour television documentary that will trace the history of the Isles of Shoals from 1614 to the present day. Producer Andrea Melville has produced two Emmy-award winning documentaries for public television. She will use historic photographs, film,… Read more >