Topic: Community

Pollinators in the Park

Written on May 7, 2016 at 5:29 am, by

In hon­or of this month’s “His­to­ry Lives Here” cel­e­bra­tion the Land Bank and SJI Nation­al His­toric Park are host­ing an after­noon of fun and learn­ing for kids, cen­tered around the her­itage fruit trees in his­toric Drig­gs Park (adja­cent to the Land Bank office) and pol­li­na­tors. There will be games and art projects, as well as  Con­tin­ue Reading

Sunken Park Mural

Written on May 6, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

Artist to com­mence mur­al instal­la­tion at Sunken Park begin­ning May 13th The Town of Fri­day Har­bor invites the pub­lic to view the instal­la­tion of a mur­al in Sunken Park begin­ning May 13th. A cel­e­bra­tion of the com­plet­ed work will be held at 2 pm Sun­day, May 22nd, and will include cham­ber music cour­tesy of Sue Col­la­do,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Turn Point / Pear Point Connector Road

Written on May 6, 2016 at 5:49 am, by

Pub­lic Works will build a con­nec­tor road between Turn Point and Pear Point Roads, using local funds and the coun­ty road crew, and they hope to start in the fall of this year. It is antic­i­pat­ed that this road will fun­nel traf­fic, espe­cial­ly trucks, off War­bass Way and away from the fer­ry lanes in town. “We have  Con­tin­ue Reading

Poppies Under the Whale Tail

Written on May 6, 2016 at 5:42 am, by

Aaron Shep­ard shares this recent pho­to of pop­pies under the Whale Tail sculp­ture in town. Thanks for shar­ing Aaron!

Mother’s Day Work Party on Cady Mountain Preserve

Written on May 5, 2016 at 5:44 am, by

Sure, a tasty Moth­er’s Day brunch is nice, but just that word, nice… Get adven­tur­ous. Get out­doors. Get atop Cady Moun­tain Pre­serve with the Oak Team. The moun­tain­side is burst­ing with wild­flow­ers — no bou­quets need­ed! When? Sun­day, May 8 10:00am to 2:00pm Where? Base of Cady Moun­tain Pre­serve — turn on to Cady Moun­tain Road  Con­tin­ue Reading


Written on May 5, 2016 at 5:28 am, by

Line­man Okay After Elec­tri­cal Arc Caused Pow­er Out­age In East­sound Wednesday’s out­age in the East­sound area was caused when an arc occurred dur­ing a sys­tem main­te­nance project in the East­sound Vil­lage area. Jour­ney­man Line­man Roger Sand­with was work­ing on ener­gized equip­ment with a hot stick and received minor burns to three knuck­les of his hand.  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJ Museum’s 50th

Written on May 4, 2016 at 5:40 am, by

Sat­ur­day, May 21, 2016 Marks 50 years as a Muse­um for San Juan His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety The San Juan His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety and Muse­um will cel­e­brate their 50th year of the Muse­um on Sat­ur­day, May 21, 2016, from 11am to 3pm. The pub­lic is cor­dial­ly invit­ed to an admis­­sion-free day filled with exhibits, music, sto­ries, and the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Thank You United Way

Written on May 4, 2016 at 5:31 am, by

Tere­sa Tilton of FHES shares this thank you let­ter… Dear Edi­tor, I am writ­ing this let­ter in sup­port of Unit­ed Way of San Juan Coun­ty. The Spe­cial Pal Pro­gram (P.I.P) is one of the pro­grams avail­able at Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School designed to help each stu­dent have the most suc­cess­ful learn­ing expe­ri­ence pos­si­ble. P.I.P staff  Con­tin­ue Reading