Posts Categorized: Star Island Corporation

AAA magazine writer goes on a Smuttynose ghost hunt

The Isles of Shoals’ spooky and macabre history slashed out by the brutal murders of two women in 1873 continues to fascinate and chill visitors today with reported ghost sightings and mystery surrounding just what exactly happened on that night nearly 140 years ago. The March/April issue of AAA’s Northern New England Journey magazine is… Read more >

Grant allows Star Island to look to a solar-powered future

In her “Earth Matters” column Monday, Feb. 20, Portsmouth Herald reporter Deborah McDermott talks about the solar initiatives that Star Island is currently exploring thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Barbara K. and Cyrus B. Sweet III Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Servicing an island community inherently brings much different challenges than… Read more >

Star Island is all up in social media

If you’re reading this (yay!) then you’ve found one really great spot on the web to get Star Island news and updates. But remember, this isn’t the only spot to get your Star fix when browsing this big ol’ Internet thing. You use Facebook, Twitter and Google+ — maybe one, maybe all three. So do… Read more >

Island Magic in your neck of the woods

Are you longing to help with the Starry Night fundraising event but live too far from Portsmouth? No problem! You can host Starry Night in your own neck of the woods. All you need is a place, a time and date, and a theme. How about a coffee house with desserts and open mike? A… Read more >

Help Spread the Word about Star!

The Star Island community wants to grow larger! We are looking for Shoalers willing to share their love of Star with those in their community. Contact ambassadors@starisland.org to get involved! Also, check out the Star Island Ambassadors Facebook Page.

New LGBT Family and Friends Conference

Star Island Corp is very pleased to announce the new LGBT Family and Friends Conference which will take place from Saturday, August 27 to Friday, September 2, 2011. This conference is for all families—especially gays, lesbians, bisexual, and/or transgender, their families, and their friends. All are welcome — singles, couples without children, couples with children,… Read more >

Brad Greeley

Outgoing Board President Brad Greeley was presented with a very special photograph and the seat to his very own Oceanic porch rocker by incoming President Russ Peterson at the annual meeting. The photograph is of one of the wall sconces his grandfather designed for the chapel.

Seeking Photographers for Starry Night Exhibition

The second annual Starry Night Wine Tasting and Exhibition will be held on Saturday, November 20 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Discover Portsmouth Center at 30 Middle Street in Portsmouth NH. This year the gallery on the second floor of the Discover Center will feature photography by professional photographers Bruce Parsons, Peter… 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 >