Articles by: Kimberly Haller

Kimberly Haller

Kimberly Haller

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  • Swan’s Island Donna Wiegle named community champion

    On Friday, Feb. 8 the Island Institute hosted the third annual Waypoints Forum, “Intersections and Impacts—Collaborating for Maine’s Changing Coast,” an afternoon of discussions focusing on the future of our coastal and island communities and the challenges facing Maine’s rapidly changing coast. During a special presentation at the Forum, Donna Wiegle of Swan’s Island was

  • Swan’s Island: Contra dance, anyone?

    Gwen May announces a change of date for the annual town meeting: “The annual town meeting, originally slated for Monday, March 4, was canceled owing to the recent storm and has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 9, at 9:00 a.m. in the Swan’s Island School gymnasium.” Life on an island is quite adventurous and I

  • Swan’s Island: Town meeting next week

    Jane Orcutt Savage delivers a notice from the ferry service: “The captain has requested that all walk-on passengers arrive 15 minutes prior to sailing so that they may be loaded on the boat first and then the cars afterwards. He has requested this for safety reasons and to eliminate the possibility of damage done to

  • Swan’s Island: Safety courses set

    Karen Preston Griffin reports from the Jan. 10 Selectmen’s meeting minutes: “Myron Sprague, Jr., and Kathy Clark, Swan’s Island Ferry Advisory Board members, attended the January Ferry Advisory Board meeting in Rockland. Advisory Board members voted to recommend appealing the decision in the letter stamped Dec. 21 from the U.S. Coast Guard denying the ability

  • Swan’s Island: Super bowl subs

    We celebrate with Gary Rainford an honor recently bestowed upon him. He shares with us, “2018 was mostly dedicated to a new manuscript I’m writing called ‘Seven Springs, Bobbie’s last story, living in Maine with Alzheimer’s disease.’ These poems square off with the bitter reality, ‘To grow old is to lose everything,’ the opening line

  • Swan’s Island: Waste collection and recycling

    Karen Preston Griffin sends us town notices about waste collection and recycling: “The waste oil collection tank is located in the Town Office parking lot. The following fluids are accepted: engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission oil, kerosene and house fuel. Prohibited fluids are water, gas and antifreeze. Contact the Town Office at 526-4279 for further

  • Swan’s Island: Writers to gather

    Gary Rainford entices us to get the creative juices flowing: “Let’s begin the New Year together, writers gathering with other writers. ‘Swan’s Island Writes 2019’ will have two sessions per month, starting in January. These sessions are for anybody interested in creative writing fellowship. Bring a writing project or let’s start one together. We will