News Roundup: State Fisheries Prefers Covell Beach; Pilgrim Shutdowns Adding Up

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Soaking rains on Friday morning.
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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: State fisheries officials back the Covell Beach site for a power transmission cable; the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe holds a march to emphasize sovereign lands; Falmouth residents object to the design of the Steamship Authority’s new ferry terminal.

This week's guests include: Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the other stories we talk about: Danish company buys Deepwater Wind; Pilgrim’s repeated shutdowns prove costly; utility stop-work order affecting Cape project; Brewster’s finance director fights back; town meeting turnouts; multiyear grant unexpected boon for local arts groups; Mattapoisett fire chief owns boat in Buzzards Bay crash; Canal site testing ground for technology; County accepts farm bid; political briefs.