News Roundup: $1M Tornado Recovery Fund Announced; Yarmouth Drops School Suit

Aug 2, 2019

Clouds over Vineyard Sound
Credit S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the state announces a million-dollar emergency fund to help local businesses recover from last week’s tornadoes; Yarmouth drops a lawsuit against its regional school district; and the future of Cape Cod is the subject of a two-day summit.

This week's guests are Ethan Genter of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Eve Zuckoff of WCAI.

Other stories we talk about include: Shark detection technology deployed; bond bill for Cape Bridges; meeting held on airport PFAS remediation efforts; VTA bus drivers back at work; Provincetown wonders where are the marijuana shops; Chatham settles lawsuit with Chatham Bars Inn; Nantucket prepares for single use plastics ban.