Falmouth to Help Manage Nobska Lighthouse

Photo by Tom Richardson
Photo by Tom Richardson

 

Cape Cod TimesThe town [of Falmouth] and a local consortium of nonprofits have cleared a critical hurdle in their quest to run and maintain the iconic Nobska Light in Woods Hole.

Town Manager Julian Suso received a letter from the Coast Guard Friday confirming that it wants to work with the town on a licensing agreement for use of the lighthouse. The Coast Guard made Nobska available for license in June as part of an effort to divorce itself from the costs of maintaining the lighthouse and lightkeeper’s residence, both of which are in disrepair.

Read more about the plans for the management of the Nobska Lighthouse.