News Roundup: Candidates Abound in State Senate Race; Another Major Wind Farm for South of MV

Nov 1, 2019

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the week's top local and regional news, including: candidates emerge for the state senate seat soon to be vacated by Vinny deMacedo; a new offshore wind company may be setting up shop south of Martha’s Vineyard; and Dennis and Yarmouth settle their school differences in simultaneous town meetings.

This week's guests are Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times; WCAI's Sarah Mizes-Tan; Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Jennette Barnes of the New Bedford Standard-Times; MaryAnne Bragg of the Provincetown Banner; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times; and WCAI's Kathryn Eident, Mike Deehan, and Eve Zuckoff.

Other stories we talk about: Jim Crocker's death unsettles Barnstable election; gas line snafu delays Chatham road work; Dartmouth committee votes to drop Indians mascot discussions; retiring Wellfleet police chief cautions on proposed bike path extension; MV Hospital removes Harvey Weinstein's name from donor list; what vaping sales in Massachussetts may look like after the ban is lifted; and the environmental opportunity lost in the Army Corp's new Canal bridges proposal.