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 >