Watts named Star Island Corp.’s new chief executive

From http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20120426-NEWS-204260403   Star Island incoming Chief Executive Officer Joe Watts, speaks during a press conference aboard the M/V Thomas Laighton at the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company to talk about its upcoming season and Third Annnual Gosport Regatta fundraiser in support of its sustainablility program on Wednesday in Portsmouth. Seated at left is Jack Farrell, Star Island Facilities...

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Star Island has sustainable plan – Exploring use of solar power

From http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20110725-NEWS-107250326 By Deborah Mcdermott dmcdermott@seacoastonline.com July 25, 2011 2:00 AM In what might be some gardeners’ dream come true, Drew Clark stands inside the two-tired vegetable garden he started this year on Star Island, overlooking the ocean. Deborah McDermott photo Jack Farrell and Drew Clark have a deep appreciation, even reverence, for Star Island. Farrell, a...

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NH Chronicle features Star Island August 13

From: “Priscilla Hodgkins” <phodgkins@starisland.org> Subject: NH Chronicle features Star Island August 13 Star Island will be featured in a new New Hampshire Chronicle episode to be broadcast on Friday, August 13 at 7:30 p.m. on WMUR-TV.  The show will also be available on line at http://www.wmur.com/chronicle/index.html following the air date. The Jennifer Crompton, the producer, and Chris McDevitt, the...

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A Visit to Star Island

Video by Candied Camera; music by B.A. Canning. Star Island is one of the rocky, wind-swept Isles of Shoals, located off the coast of Rye, New Hampshire. For over 100 years, summers here have provided individuals and families with a welcome respite from their busy mainland lives. Star Island Corporation is a nonprofit organization which maintains the island and its facilities and provides hospitality services for visitors. Share...

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J. Howard Lightfoot

http://www.concordmonitor.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20091115/NOCOMMENTING/911150311/0/NEWS01 J. Howard Lightfoot Longtime Contoocook physician November 15, 2009 – 12:00 am CONTOOCOOK – J. Howard Lightfoot, 91, longtime resident and retired physician of Contoocook, died peacefully Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at Presidential Oaks in Concord. Howard was born Sept. 8, 1918, in Fall River, Mass. He attended B.M.C. Durfee High...

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New Documentary on the Isle of Shoals featured on NHPR

From: http://www.nhpr.org/node/24239 The History and Mystery of the Isles of Shoals By Laura Knoy on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. They are nine rocky, barren islands set about 10 miles off the New England coast and divided by Maine and New Hampshire. But despite their bleakness they’ve contributed greatly to our state’s history, as a prosperous fishing village in the 1600’s, a center for arts, thoughts and ideas in the...

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