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00000177-ba84-d5f4-a5ff-bbfc9baa0000Ways of Life airs every second Monday at 8:40am and 5:45pm.Our series Ways of Life is A collection of stories about people who live down the street... our neighbors: Fishermen, scientists, craftspeople, recovering addicts, surgeons, dog rescuers, motorcycle gang members, nursing home residents, musicians, the homeless, kid athletes, social activists, and all the others who share this place.Each portrait becomes part of the surprising, interwoven tapestry of our lives together here on the Cape, Coast and Islands. Ways of Life is edited by Jay Allison and produced by our production partners at Atlantic Public Media Ways of Life is made possible by The Circle of Ten, ten local businesses and organizations committed to local programming on WCAI.

On the Frontlines of EEE: How an Entomologist Controls the Threat One Step at a Time

Photo by Laurelin Kruse

Summer 2019 was one of the worst on record for Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Massachusetts. Gabrielle Sakolsky is Cape Cod’s first line of defense when it comes to mosquito-borne disease. From the cedar swamps to the lab, her job is to search for something she hopes she won’t find.

This piece came to us from our production partners at Atlantic Public Media through their media training program, The Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole. Laurelin Kruse is current student in the workshop - you can find out more about the program at