Congressman Moves to Protect Gay Head Light

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Martha’s Vineyard Times: A movement to preserve the Gay Head Light, which is facing an imminent threat on [Martha’s Vineyard’s] westernmost promontory in Aquinnah due to rapid erosion, picked up a key ally this week in U.S. Congressman William Keating.

In a letter dated December 12, Mr. Keating made an emotional plea to the commander of the U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., asking that the Coast Guard list the lighthouse as excess property.

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