Company Marks 100 Years

Chaffee Industrial Roofing of East Providence, R.I., a company with ties to the Vineyard, is celebrating 100 years in business.

Dorothy Chaffee, widow of late owner Henry Chaffee, lives in Edgartown. Steve and Sandy Chaffee, representing the third generation of Chaffees in the business, are seasonal residents of the Island. The company also has done roofing projects on the Vineyard.

The firm, established in 1908 by Thomas K. Chaffee, installs and services roofs on industrial and commercial buildings throughout New England.