Articles by: Kimberly Haller

Kimberly Haller

Kimberly Haller

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  • Swan’s Island Lighthouse work underway

    You know summer’s a-comin’ when Dexter Lee publishes the Swan’s Island Odd Fellows Sunday breakfast schedule! Mark your calendars for the 7-9 a.m. all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet that still only costs adults $9, under high school age are $5. Babes-in-arms (not armed babes!) are free. Dates for 2019 are: May 26, June 16, June 30, July

  • Swan’s Island: Island welcomes twins

    Let the spoiling begin! Congratulations to parents Leah and Eric, and brother Mason Staples upon the birth of twin boys Axel Raymond Staples and Cooper Wilson Staples. Weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Axel arrived at 8:06 p.m. on May 3, followed 48 minutes later by 7-pound, 11-ounce Cooper. Mom Leah pointed out to me that

  • Swan’s Island: Loons, kestrels and hawks

    Chelsea Riedel relays important information about feeding our beautiful hummingbirds: “It seems there are many who think they are helping hummingbirds by using everything but the recommended ratio of water and pure cane sugar (4 parts water to 1 part sugar) which is the closest substitute of flower nectar. “The birds cannot metabolize the following

  • Swan’s Island: Bates College president to visit

    Clayton Spencer, president of Bates College, will talk about college on Friday, April 26, at 6 p.m. in the Swan’s Island library. Mentioned among “Maine’s 50 most influential people” in 2014, Spencer has amassed numerous awards and honors, and her work includes impressive careers in government and at Harvard University before assuming the presidency at

  • Swan’s Island: Riedel/LeMoine wedding this summer

    Gwen May is bragging again about her granddaughter Dori LeMoine: “Saint Joseph’s College freshman Dori LeMoine has recently been selected as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rookie of the Week. Dori shattered the Monks’ outdoor records in the shot put and hammer throw events in a recent invitational; she already

  • Swan’s Island: Food benefits available

    Katelynn Riedel delivers delicious duck eggs: “Attention! The ducks have started to lay like crazy! We are getting from 4-10 eggs a day. As of right now, there are about four dozen available at $5 per dozen; the cost for them may go up soon. Note that I no longer clean the eggs, because leaving

  • Swan’s Island Church building damaged

    While riding on the ferry the other day, one of my favorite second-graders asked me to tell everyone how much fun it is to watch the kids play basketball. She then reminded me that this spectator opportunity comes twice this week in the school gymnasium – Thursday, March 21, at 3:15 p.m., and Friday, March