Articles by: Kimberly Haller

Kimberly Haller

Kimberly Haller

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  • Swan’s Island: Welcome back Captain Lewis

    Save the date of Thursday, May 7, for a road trip to Portland to hear an “all-star” line-up of poets, including our own Gary Rainford. Hosted by Neil Silberblatt and Cynthia Brackett-Vincent, “Voices of Poetry — Up in Maine” is an evening of exceptional poetry at a great indie bookstore, Longfellow Books, located at 1 Monument

  • Swan’s Island: New Lighthouse leadership

    Karen Preston Griffin announces a Town of Swan’s Island Public Meeting: “This serves as a notice for a Public Informational Meeting requested by the Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC) about consideration of a change in municipal government from a three to a five-member Board of Selectmen. This informational meeting will be held on Monday, Feb. 3,

  • Swan’s Island: Island writing class underway

    A favorite class of many islanders is Gary Rainford’s “Swan’s Island Writes, Creative Writing Essentials,” and the Winter 2020/Session I is soon to be underway. He describes the course, “This is an all-genre, four-week course covering creative writing essentials that you can apply to poetry, fiction, non-fiction and memoir. We will discuss the following: getting

  • Swan’s Island: Lighthouse visits a hit

    When planning your ferry transportation, don’t forget that the ferry schedule has just changed from the fall to the winter schedule. This means that the 12:45 p.m. ferry from Swan’s Island and the 1:30 p.m. ferry from Bass Harbor on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday have ceased to run until the summer schedule resumes.

  • Swan’s Island: Library staff sends thanks

    Congratulations to Trevor Fowler upon his engagement to Cara Braley. We are proud of and thank Trevor for his service in the U.S. Army and we send many blessings for a long and joyful marriage with Cara. Karl Haller wishes to thank the town for the generous gift of a Swan’s Island Fisherman’s Co-op gift

  • Swan’s Island: Remembering Grammie Joy

    Karen Preston Griffin informs us: “Plowing, sanding, and salting has begun. It is requested that all vehicles not park on the sides of the roads during winter months, because it makes it difficult to plow. The road crew is doing their best to keep our roads safe and support is appreciated.” Crystal Nelson DaGraca announces:

  • Swan’s Island: Look out for the Grinch!

    Billie-Jo Riedel provides us with unique opportunities: “The P.I.K. is helping you send the Grinch in your life their very own Grinch! For $10, you can send a Grinch to a family member or a friend of your choice. A letter will accompany the Grinch explaining his arrival. The Grinch will stay on their lawn

  • Swan’s Island: Decorating contest begins

    Along with the Swan’s Island community, Captain Kristopher Henning thanks Tammy Tripler for donating the beautiful and very large wreath for the ferry boat. Both she and Kris hung the wreath this past weekend and it looks great. What a wonderful present to the whole island! Douglas Cornman reminds us: “Only 49 days remain for