Fox Islands Electric Cooperative holds annual meeting

On July 26, approximately 150 residents met at the Vinalhaven School for the 35th annual meeting of the Fox Islands Electric Cooperative membership. Elliot Brown presided, joined by fellow board members Addison Ames, Marjorie Stratton, Bobby Warren, Wyman Philbrook, Peter Drury, Paul Quinn and Rex Crockett. Fox Islands Electric Cooperative (FIEC) General Manager Charles “Chip”

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Island Institute to celebrate its 25th birthday

The Island Institute turns 25 this summer and will launch its silver anniversary with an extensive show of new work by Peter Ralston, well-known photographer of the Maine coast and the Institute’s executive vice-president and co-founder.  The show will run through October 25 and includes new work since his celebrated 1997 book, Sightings: A Maine

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Maine Island Students Receive Scholarships

The Island Institute has announced the recipients of the 2007 Maine Island Higher Education Scholarship, with more than $66,000 in grants — a record amount — awarded to 57 island residents who will be attending post-secondary institutions this fall. Awardees were honored at a luncheon on June 28 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. Scholarship

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