Posts Tagged: in the news

Green Gosport Initiative

Star Island’s Sustainability Featured on NHPR

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 >

Shoalers in the News

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

Shoalers in the News

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 >

On the Island

Grand Prize winner to receive week-long writer’s residency

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.


Foster’s Daily Democrat highlights our green initiatives

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 >

Star Island Corporation

New Hampshire Magazine names Star Island among Best of 2012

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 >

Shoalers in the News

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 >

On the Island

Foster’s guide to Gosport Regatta available online

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 >