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With the smash of a champagne bottle and loud cheers, the Gay Head Light came to rest Saturday directly above the spot where experts believe it will be safe from erosion for 150 years or more.
Working at an accelerated pace, crews moving the Gay Head Light expect to finish the job by Saturday morning. The lighthouse move began Thursday morning with much fanfare; the 1856 brick tower will...
Just before noon on Thursday the Gay Head Light departed the spot where it has stood for 159 years.

Celebrations

Loving cats Burrito, Rorschach and Henry are very pleased to announce the wedding of their favorite humans, Patrick White and Michelle O’Malley, on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Gay Head Lighthouse.
Tiara Lee and Anthony Hall of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Heaven Lee Hall, born on August 1 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Grace Randolph and Phil Gover of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Katama Lauren Gover, born on June 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Lillian (Gonsalves) Garvin died at her daughter’s house on May 1. She was 90.
Charles Joseph Rutkowski Jr. of Norton died unexpectedly on April 7 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. He was 34 years old.