Posts Categorized: Shoalers in the News

Watch Star Island featured on Boston Chronicle online

In case you missed the May 17 Boston Chronicle show on “Islands,” it is now available to stream online. The show is broken into four segments, and Star Island’s winter caretaker Alexandra de Steiguer is featured in segments one, three and four. Segment 1 Segment 2 Segment 3 Segment 4 Visit for more.

Star Island Speaker Reports on his Meeting with Moammar Gadhafi

Robert Putnam, author of Bowling Alone, American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us and Life On A Star I conference guest speaker, wrote about his unusual meeting with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in the Wall Street Journal. On Jan. 19, 2007, my wife, Rosemary, and I spent several hours with Col. Moammar Gadhafi in… Read more >

Shoaler Art at ArtinMe Show

“Star Island Washline,” an ink and watercolor painting by Trish Weisbrot of Cushing, is in the current “ArtinMe.” juried show in Boothbay Harbor.

Shoaler Art Show at Nahcotta Gallery

Star Island Winter Caretaker, Alexandra de Steiguer, is showing a new series from the Isles of Shoals called “Stories.” Please visit Nahcotta in Portsmouth, from September 30 through October 31, 2010. The opening reception will be Friday, October 1st. from 5 to 8pm. Alex will also be showing her photographs at this year’s Starry Night… Read more >

Passages, Fall 2010

Scott Bain passed away on July 17, 2010. He and his wife Christa attended LOAS I & II conferences on Star. (Obituary) Claudine Blanchard passed away on May 9th, 2010. She had attended the IRAS conference for several years.

Cooking Conferences Featured in the Portsmouth Herald

The two Cooking on a Star Conferences were featured in an article in the Portsmouth Herald. Session I, Cooking up History, a Seat at the Islander’s Table, is September 13-15. Session II: Cooking up Comfort, Goodness and Well-Being from the Kitchen is September 15-17. Both still have room, register today!

Shoaler Ned Tillman wins 2nd National Book Award

All Star I Shoaler, Ned Tillman’s book, The Chesapeake Watershed: A sense of place and a call to action, was recently selected as the: 2010 Winner of the Excellence in Journalism Award by the Renewable Natural Resource Foundation of Bethesda, Maryland. Earlier in the year the book was selected as the 2010 Winner of the… Read more >

Dave and Edith Pierson Receive Maker of Light Award

We are pleased to reprint Deborah Weiner Soule’s presentation given at the spring 2010 annual meeting. I know that, with your help and participation, we could fill several hours sharing stories about Dave and Edith Pierson, who the Corporation honors today with this award. Why do we honor them today? We know that Star Island… Read more >