Posts Categorized: On the Island

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 >

May 31st Conference Waitlist Update

The All Star I and Life on a Star I Conferences recently notified us that they have worked their way through their waitlists and have found themselves with a few extra slots. Please check out the Conference Calendar page for more information. We recommend getting in touch with the conference registrars immediately as these slots… Read more >

“What’s In a Name?” from the Concord Monitor

UCC I Conferee Phil Daley sent us a link to the new “What’s In a Name?” column from the Concord Monitor. “Back in 1985, Daley and his family were vacationing on Star Island, part of the Isles of Shoals off the New Hampshire coast, when his wife, Barbara Lois, went into labor…” It’s a charming,… Read more >

Appledore Wind Tower Project

The Shoals Marine Lab (SML) on Appledore Island has an exciting pilot wind project you will see from Star Island this summer. The Marine Lab is constructing a single 80-foot high wind tower on Appledore this spring. This will provide the off-season energy needed to support one of the UNH research projects that has been… Read more >

May 2nd Conference Waitlist Update

We have updated the Calendar page with new waitlist information. All Star I, All Star II, International Affairs, Institute on Religion in an Age of Science, and Life on a Star I are currently reporting a waitlist. Contact the relevant registrars for details—short waitlists can sometimes clear due to cancellations!