Posts Tagged: in the news

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 >

On the Island

Spotlight on Star in the news

It seems that everyone has been buzzing about Star Island in the past week. In addition to all of the positive remarks we’ve heard from our Shoaler community as copies of the Blue Book began to arrive in mailboxes across the globe, a handful of local newspapers have shared our excitement over the launch of… Read more >

Uncategorized

Remembering 9/11: A Poet on Star Island

Arlington, Mass. poet Steven Ratiner heard the news on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 while sitting in a Gosport Chapel pew on Star Island. The events and his setting inspired him to pen the poem “On the Morning We Heard They’d Blown Up the World.” To commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Boston NPR… Read more >

Uncategorized

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 >