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News Roundup: Vineyard Wind Has Busy Week; State Looks to Expand Shark Research

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the offshore wind company Vineyard Wind pushes ahead on siting its power transmission cable, as Yarmouth residents raise concerns; the state is working to expand shark research; and a drowning calls attention to the dangers of big waves along the Outer Cape.

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; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: Yarmouth's enforcement of flavored-tobacco ban upheld; State agency says mandated nursing ratios could cost nearly $1B; Dennis, Yarmouth boards quietly compromise on schools; legislation would create DHY wastewater partnership; Herring River project faces disruptions; school district accountability measured at new levels; Yarmouth police balk at recommended staffing levels.

Steve is Managing Editor of News. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also hosts the weekly News Roundup on Friday mornings and produces The Fishing News.