Influx of Students at Swan’s Island School

“Fifty-four kids, can you believe it!” exclaimed Heather Webster, principal at the Swan’s Island School. While some islands are struggling to keep the doors of their schools open, enrollment at the Swan’s Island School is exploding. The 2012-13 school budget was approved for an anticipated enrollment of 36 children based on figures from the 2011-12

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No More Free Rides on Swan’s Island

Emergency medical services are no longer free for Swan’s Islanders. In a letter dated May 5, 2012, residents were informed that the Town of Swan’s Island would begin charging for all ambulance runs, a service that was previously covered in the town’s operating budget. The decision to begin charging for ambulance runs was the result

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Swan’s Island Celebrates Thanksgiving Together

On Swan’s Island there’s a very special tradition celebrated each year—Island Thanksgiving. For nearly 20 years, Swan’s Islanders have gathered together the Friday before Thanksgiving in the school’s gymnasium to have a meal, enjoy fellowship, and share their love for their community. Throughout the year, there are many potluck suppers, a chowder cookoff, pie auctions,

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