News Roundup: Shark Fatality Brings Questions; Cape Responders Help in Florence Aftermath

Sep 21, 2018

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: a 26-year-old man boogie-boarding in Wellfleet becomes the state’s first shark bite fatality in more than 80 years, Cape responders head to North Carolina to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, and the nursing program at 4Cs is under scrutiny.

This week's guests include: Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times; Bill Eville of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories we talk about: Mashpee Wampanoag business may take on Joint Base wastewater; Tribe language program awarded $1.4M grant; Brewster nursing home set to close; Nauset estuary needs dredging; recycling program offers clear solution for region.