Community Announcements

  • Swan’s Island: Consider donating blood

      When returning home the other day from his work on the ferry, my husband Karl Haller informed me that an outstanding young man, Elijah Joyce, had left for college. Elijah was accompanied by his mother Sarah and sister Olivia. He will study at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., and we could not be prouder

  • Cranberry Isles: Cranberry House open house

    It has been another delightful week in Cranberry Isles, Maine. Blueberries are finally ripening, apple tree branches are bowing under the weight of blushing fruit and red blackberries are darkening. However, the approaching season’s end has not dampened the enthusiasm of residents. On Thursday, Iselsford Postmaster Joy Sprague greeted customers dressed in her Woodstock outfit

  • Cranberry Isles: Noah the singing dog

    Saturday’s Rock the Duck celebration for Boatworks was a rousing success, thanks to performers and all who helped out. Corey Alley’s prize-worthy pulled pork and coleslaw started the evening with a delicious bang and Joy Sprague’s Noah stole the entertainment show with his canine song stylings. Katelyn Damon announced a raffle to benefit Islesford Boatworks

  • Swan’s Island Bazaar was a blast

    Jeanne Hoyle muses: “Can you believe we’ll be seeing ‘We Were an Island’ on Swan’s Island this summer? Filmmakers will be at the library on Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. for the showing. Inspired by the book ‘We Were An Island: The Maine Life of Art and Nan Kellam’ by Peter Blanchard III, the film

  • Swan’s Island: Broadband grant awarded

    Cathy DeMartin Harriton intrigues us with an invitation: “The Swan’s Island Library invites all islanders to participate in a new art exhibit called ‘My Island.’ There is no better way to capture the beauty and uniqueness of this island than through the artwork of islanders. “By lending your photographs, paintings, and drawings, you can share

  • Cranberry Isles: Artists wanted

    The Cranberry Isles saw high temperatures at the end of the week, with the thermometer reaching the upper eighties. But the show must go on, as the cast of “Boot Loose” proved on Friday evening. Lucky audience members report the show was a smashing success. Congratulations to Kathleen Lake, the cast and the crew on