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 >

Star Island featured in Boston Globe

Sunday’s Boston Globe featured a lovely article detailing Star Island on the front page of its travel section. “It’s completely different when you spend the night,” says Meredith Richardson of Kittery, Maine, who was so smitten by an earlier visit that she got married here last summer. “You have time to unwind. Day trips offer… Read more >

Hear why Shoalers give to Star in new video

Nobody knows the importance of giving to Star Island better than those who have already donated their time and money to ensure our spirit’s home is preserved for future generations. Hear from many Shoalers in this new video produced by Video Tapestry about their reasons for giving. We encourage you to reflect on what your… Read more >

British journalist visits Star Island

Jo Cooke, a travel writer and editor for two of the United Kingdom’s largest women’s magazines, visited Star Island recently. The visit was arranged by the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, who manages foreign media visits to the Seacoast region. Victoria Hardy, CEO of the corporation that manages Star Island, served as Cooke’s host for the… Read more >

Former Pelican nabs James Beard award

During the prestigious 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards, former Star Island employee Christina Tosi, of Momofuku Milk Bar in New York City, walked away with the incredibly impressive Rising Star Chef of the Year award. The Beard awards are the highest honor for North American food and beverage professionals. Huge congratulations to you, Christina!