News Roundup: Barnstable Sheriff to Work with ICE; Offshore Wind Is a Step Closer

Dec 22, 2017

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Gwenn Friss of the Cape Cod Times, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, and Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today.

Among the stories we talk about: the Barnstable County sheriff will carry out Federal immigration laws on a local level; a body found in Plymouth is identified as a Mashpee man missing since the beginning of December; three offshore wind developers take a step closer to setting up turbines; the NRC gives Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station a pass on cybersecurity requirements; a new coalition aims to attack the Cape’s alcohol problems; Steamship Authority awards a $43 million dollar contract to rebuild the waterside of its Woods Hole Terminal terminal; a new study indicates manmade ocean noise may hinder fish mating; Falmouth moves to dismantle Wind 1; and a former Provincetown resort manager is indicted for embezzlement.