Category Archives: Inn on the Harbor

Photos of the Nor’easter of 2013

Welcome to the Inn! Not that you can get there from here….. We always have guests at the Inn when there is a big winter storm. This storm was no different. So Glenn had the happy task of digging us … Continue reading


Sitting out “Sandy”


Even the deer on Deer Isle sat out this mighty storm. The harbor of Stonington was untouched by Hurricane Sandy. We had high tides that were 2′ higher than normal but no mighty waves pushing the water ashore. The water never … Continue reading

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Stonington’s First Local Foods Festival

  If you’re within striking distance of Deer Isle, please join us in celebrating our first Local Foods Festival on September 28th through 30th. This is a new Chamber sponsored event and will offer several interesting workshops including cider pressing, … Continue reading

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It must be summer in Stonington!


The schooners (windjammers) are the harbingers of summer on the Maine coast. We are so lucky to have them appear right off our harbor deck. And speaking of right off our deck – the fireworks for the 4th of July can be viewed right … Continue reading

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Moose on the Farm


These two yearling moose came to visit us last week. These photos were taken from my porch. Once they let me take 6 or 7 photos, their ears went up, and into the forest they went. How I wish I could … Continue reading

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Lupine Festival 2012


This weekend, June 15-17, is the 11th annual Lupine Festival celebrating Spring on Deer Isle. A schedule of the activities is posted on the Chamber’s website  Join us for a day or the weekend! Share and Enjoy!

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Time to set the lobster traps


You know it’s spring when the lobstermen arrive on the pier with trucks overloaded with lobster traps. They offload them into their boats and head out to sea, otherwise known as “setting the traps”. They’ve been busy for several weeks now. … Continue reading

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It must be Spring somewhere…..

 Summer 2011 Celebrate the 100th Birthday of our beloved Opera House this year! Special events, performances, workshops, all year long. And yes, we had flurries today, hence the spring flowers….. Opera House:  April 13   7pm                Del Ray “The Guitar Queen” from Seattle in … Continue reading

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Your chair is waiting……


Spring is now in the air. Islanders are out turning over their gardens, sweeping (read shovelling) the sand from their front yards that the plows deposited. The forsythia are ready to pop. We’re in Spring “superclean” mode at the Inn … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air….


Everyone on the Island is running around in T-shirts. It’s gorgeous! Opera House:  March 13-15 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Wine Tasting: March 16  4-7pm Seasons of Stonington Live Theatre!  March 16-18  Cabin Fever Productions (our Island theatre  group)    presents Willy … Continue reading

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