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Focus on Star Island sustainability

In her Earth Matters column in today’s edition of the Portsmouth Herald, Deborah Mcdermott focuses on the challenges faced by Star Island with regards to resource consumption and management. Facilities Superintendent Jack Farrell and Pelican Drew Clark speak about measures and initiatives that Star is exploring to improve the island’s sustainability, including solar energy and… Read more >

Star Island awarded $25,000 grants for upgrades

Star Island Corp. has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Samuel P. Hunt Foundation to be used for improvements to the historic Oceanic Hotel and Cottage A, and another $25,000 grant from the John McIninch Foundation to support Cottage A renovations. Read more at

Gosport Regatta 2011 photos now online

Photos from this year’s sailing event have been posted to the official Gosport Regatta Facebook page. It may have been a rainy day but it was certainly memorable for all involved. Relive the experience, and those who couldn’t make it can see just what you missed out on. See the gallery on Facebook. Be sure… Read more >

Remembering Casey Frazer Hill Mercer

Casey Frazer Hill Mercer died unexpectedly at the age of 28 on June 16, 2011 of injuries sustained in a single car accident on June 9, 2011 that occurred in Phippsburg, Maine. Casey married Tim Mercer, the love of her life, on August 22, 2009. Casey was born in Providence, Rhode Island on June 21,… Read more >

Remembering Bill Clegg

The Star Island community mourns the passing of Bill Clegg, former president of Star Island Corporation and affectionately referred to as “Mayor of Star Island,” who passed away on Friday, June 3, 2011. A memorial for Bill will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Karen, Garrett, and Sarah Mills’ place at 205… Read more >