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01/13/17 4:30pm
BEN SMITH PHOTO

BEN SMITH PHOTO

We all know how long it takes to drive across Shelter Island from north to south on Route 114. Some of us know there are 21.5 miles of trails meandering in and around Mashomack Preserve.

But have you ever wondered how big Shelter Island really is?

Glenn Waddington certainly did, and it’s a question that he puzzled over for quite some time. (more…)

01/12/17 2:00pm
The Shelter Island Library is offering tickets to screenings of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Tickets are $15 and performances include “Romeo et Juliette” on January 21. (Courtesy photo).

The Shelter Island Library is now offering tickets to screenings of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Tickets are $15 and performances include Barlett Sher’s production of Gounod’s opera “Romeo et Juliette” with Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo (above) on January 21. (Courtesy photo).

MET LIVE TICKETS

The Shelter Island Library is currently offering tickets to see performances of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD which will be broadcast on a large screen at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater in East Hampton on select Saturday afternoons in coming months. Tickets are $15 each and available for purchase at the circulation desk. Performances include “Romeo et Juliette” on January 21, “La Traviata” on March 11 and “Eugene Onegin” on April 22. All performances begin at 1 p.m.

Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton. For more information, call the library at (631) 749-0042. (more…)

01/05/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Heather and Pete will perform at the American Legion on January 6.

COURTESY PHOTO | Heather and Pete  perform at the American Legion on January 6.

MUSIC FOR A NEW YEAR

Acoustic rock duo Heather and Pete have a sound that is built on vocal duet harmonies, minimal guitar, and banjo. On Friday, January 6, the pair start the new year off right with an evening of live music on the lower level of the Shelter Island American Legion Hall. The music goes from 7 to 9 p.m. and admission is free.  (more…)

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12/29/16 11:00am
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO

Has Shelter Island made advances to lessen tick-borne diseases by controlling tick infestations? (more…)

12/08/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

Lego Club, 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Third annual Decorate Your Door, Store or More, a contest sponsored by the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce. Vote online for your favorite through December 18. shelterislandchamber.org. (more…)