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As the island wakes up with the arrival of Spring …

The island feels as if it’s waking up, as it comes alive with the colors of spring. The grass is growing and the trees are budding, and everything is ever so green. Amidst all this, our flowering trees and plants … Continue reading

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One Fine Day

I thought to myself as I rode home from a Marketing Committee Meeting on my 4 wheeler (my only concern being how muddy my notebook might get strapped to the back) – now this…this is the life. I arrived at … Continue reading

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Lobster Crawl: Lobstering has begun!

The South Shore’s lobster season began today – all our fisherman were off to set traps at 7am to mark the official start of the season. Most will haul their first catches tomorrow – here’s to hoping for lots of … Continue reading

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Lobster Crawl: The Season is About to Begin!

As temperatures fall, the winds come up and the seasons begin to change once again, everyone on Tancook settles in to the reality that lobster season is just around the corner. For the past few weeks our fisherman have been … Continue reading

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Rockbound – Ironbound – Island Bound

Rockbound – written by Frank Parker Day- was famously controversial upon its original release in 1928. The book was loosely based on the people of Ironbound, a smaller now mostly uninhabited fishing island just a few miles off Tancook. It … Continue reading

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Introducing an Island Girl

When I first came to Tancook I could never have imagined how much of an impact this little place could have on my life. I remember people saying “you came here and it was like you were always here” – … Continue reading

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