Tickets on Sale for Rosanne Cash Benefit Concert

Tickets have gone on sale for a July concert featuring Rosanne Cash that will benefit the Gay Head Light relocation.

Ms. Cash, a Grammy award winning artist and the daughter of musician Johnny Cash, will appear in a July 1 concert at Flatbread Company, which donated the venue for the event, according to a press release sent this week. Actor and Vineyard resident Tony Shalhoub will auction off items throughout the evening.

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Aquinnah Takes Up Lighthouse Funding
Remy Tumin

A level-funded budget, a possible name change for State Road and a major spending request for the relocation of the Gay Head Light will come before Aquinnah voters at their annual town meeting Tuesday night.

It will mark the last annual town meeting on the Vineyard this year.

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Moving Company Chosen for Gay Head Light
Remy Tumin

The Aquinnah selectmen voted to hire International Chimney to relocate the lighthouse. The Buffalo, N.Y., company was the sole bidder and is already known on the Island, where it moved the Schifter home on Chappaquiddick last summer

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Protect Gay Head Light as It Protects Us
Beverly Wright
The current Gay Head Lighthouse has been standing sentinel on the clay cliffs of Aquinnah since 1856. It is now in danger and it desperately needs the entire Island community to help save it.
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National Park Service Pays a Visit to Gay Head Light
Remy Tumin
With erosion eating away at the Gay Head Cliffs, a historian for the National Park Service recognized the urgency in transferring ownership to the town. The lighthouse will be moved sometime in the next year.
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Town Submits Application for Ownership of Gay Head Light
Remy Tumin
The town of Aquinnah moves one step closer to owning the Gay Head Light this week, submitting a comprehensive application for ownership after months of preparation.
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Rosanne Cash to Play Summer Benefit for Gay Head Light
Remy Tumin
The country music legend will come to the Vineyard this summer to play a benefit concert on July 1. Flatbread will donate the venue. Planning is still in the early stages.
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3D Model Helps Set Stage for Gay Head Light Relocation
Remy Tumin
A grant received by the committee to save the Gay Head Light will allow three-dimensional scanning to create an accurate model, as preparations continue for relocating the old lighthouse.
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Gay Head Light on Track for Town Ownership
Remy Tumin
Preservation and stewardship are crucial themes in the next phase for the old Gay Head Light.
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Aquinnah Seeks Islandwide Aid to Save Gay Head Light
Remy Tumin

Seeking Islandwide support for the relocation of the historic Gay Head Light, the town of Aquinnah will ask the five other Vineyard towns to commit to spending Community Preservation Act money next year to help pay for the move.

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