News Roundup: Barnstable Co. Public Safety Academy; Towns Struggle with Marijuana Regs

Jun 29, 2018

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: Barnstable County considers establishing its own public safety training academy; Cape Cod towns continue to struggle with questions around selling and growing marijuana; and plans for a pet cemetery in Harwich on hold.

This week's guests include: Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Andy Tomolonis of SouthCoast Today.

Other stories we talk about: State officials say Mashpee Schools Superintendent violated campaign finance law; Cape Wind lease officially ends; conservationist intends to sue over whale entanglements; regional environmental chief visits Cape; Brewster officials grapple with $400,000 fallout; Elm Arch Inn in Falmouth becomes a haven; state’s removal of cedar canopy draws ire; memorial benches recovered.