New Hampshire Public Radio recently visited Star Island to report on life out at the Isles of Shoals with particular attention to our sustainability efforts. Talking with Director of Facilities Jack Farrell, Environmental Services Manager Kristen Simard, and Island Engineer Marshall Frye, among others, the reporting goes in-depth into the systems that allow Star Island’s… Read more >
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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
From SeacoastOnline.com: 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 >
The New Hampshire Film Festival is pleased to announce that in addition to the existing prize package, the Grand Prize Winner of the NHFF Screenplay Competition will now receive an all-inclusive weeklong writer’s residency at the Star Island Family Retreat and Conference Center.
In today’s edition of Foster’s Daily Democrat, writer Jim Cavan highlights some of the green initiatives happening on Star Island, including our new solar panels. For a piece of sea-bound land temporarily called home just a few months out of the year, Star Island would seem an unlikely place for “green” to take permanent hold… Read more >
The editors of New Hampshire Magazine have honored Star Island with a prestigious Best of New Hampshire 2012 award, naming it the state’s top “Hidden Retreat” in the category of People, Culture, Arts and Music. There’s much more to do at Star Island (owned and operated since 1915 by the nonprofit Star Island Corporation) than… Read more >
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 >
Foster’s Daily Democrat published a 24-page booklet about this year’s Gosport Regatta a few weeks back, featuring articles on the history of the race, ticket information, the menu of the day, and a look at the future of Star Island — both our immediate plans and upcoming season as well as long-term goals of sustainability… Read more >
Check out a copy of the Thursday, May 17 edition of Foster’s Daily Democrat to see the Gosport Regatta Media Guide! It tells you all about this years Gosport Regatta happening on Star Island Corporation in partnership with Piscataqua Sailing Association.
Star Island has been at the center of a lot of news this week as we get ready to kick-start the 2012 season. Seacoast Online profiles Joe Watts, who will succeed Vicky Hardy as Star Island CEO after Hardy retires later this year to move to Seattle, Wash. to be with her family. Portsmouth Patch… Read more >