Busy Week of Local News

Mar 22, 2019

WCAI's Kathryn Eident hosts a panel of journalists looking at some of the week's top local news stories.  Her guests include Ethan Genter from the Cape Cod Times, George Brennan from the Martha's Vineyard Times, Tim Wood from the Cape Cod Chronicle, Josh Balling from the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror, and Ed Miller from the Provincetown Banner.

Among the stories making news this week: a huge outpouring of support after tragic fire at Flat Point Farm on Martha’s Vineyard; requests to intervene in Pilgrim sale challenged, Congress may fast-track Wampanoag bill; Yarmouth backs revised school pact; right whales return to Cape and Islands waters; Nantucket marijuana dispensary to open later this year; new plans for iconic ice cream business in Dennis; Bourne eases development restrictions in Buzzards Bay; development on Route 28 hurting Dennis Port business; Sandwich plans for new town office; Nantucket schools superintendent to stay on and mentor a deputy; Monomoy Lighthouse in Chatham gets solar panels; Harwich Port parishioners object to restaurant liquor license; Wellfleet lawyer pushes for more affordable housing.