Posts Categorized: Shoalers in the News

Winter Caretaker Shares Story on NHPR

The voice of Star Island’s winter caretaker was broadcast over the air recently when a story about her unique job and the journey that led her here was shared on New Hampshire Public Radio. Reported by Sean Hurley, the piece provides a look into Alex de Steiguer’s background and the inspiration she finds on Star… Read more >

Star Island Featured on WMUR’s NH Chronicle

Star Island, one of the Isles of Shoals, is the featured host location for WMUR Channel 9’s New Hampshire Chronicle episodes airing during the week of August 4 through 8. During each half-hour episode of NH Chronicle that week, the hosts will broadcast from one of several locations on Star Island including the Oceanic Hotel front… Read more >

Winter Caretaker Appears on TV

Star Island’s winter caretaker, Alex de Steiguer, recently appeared on WMUR’s NH Chronicle. The segment focused on how Alex uses Star Island for inspiration in her photography. Alex has been Star’s winter caretaker for the past 17 years. Click here to view the NH Chronicle video

Star Island employees rescue boaters from sinking vessel

From Coast Guard Petty Officer Thomas Barossi said the Coast Guard received a call at 10:40 a.m. reporting a 35-foot cabin cruiser was sinking off Star Island, one of the Isles of Shoals. “It was taking on water. It was completely submerged at one point,” he said. Kyle Belmont, assistant conference center manager for… Read more >