5-Part Audio Feature Series: “A Light at the End of the…Harbor: The Restoration of Graves Light”

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Completed in 1905, the 113-foot-tall Graves Light is the tallest lighthouse as ships approach the port of Boston. Located 9 miles offshore in The Graves, it is the outermost island of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.

A Boston business man, Dave Waller, purchased the lighthouse for just under $1 million several years ago and restoration began…

 WATD’s Dave Skill‘s 5-part audio feature series “A Light at the End of the…Harbor: The Restoration of Graves Light” will air Monday-Friday, April 11-15, 2016 at 5:26 a.m, 9:11 a.m. and during the midday news report at noon on 95.9-FM WATD.

Audio archive to be posted below each day they air:

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Part 2:

Part 3:

Part 4:

Part 5:

Photos Courtesy Dave Waller:

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Photos Courtesy Brian Tague Photography:

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About the Author

Dave Skill’s radio career began in the fall of 1964 when he arrived on the campus of Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA. Dave barely got his bags unpacked when he paid a visit to WCHC, the campus radio station. And, before he knew it, he was spending so much time as a disc jockey and news writer/reporter, it seemed like he was majoring in “radio” and minoring in academics at “The Cross”. As you might imagine, his grades reflected it! During his junior and senior years, he also worked weekends in news and as a disc jockey at WNEB, the CBS radio affiliate in Worcester at the time... Click here to read more about Dave