News Roundup: Cape Police Academy OK'd by State; Outcry Grows Over Commissioner Tweet

Feb 22, 2019

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: a provider of pediatric palliative care is ending its services on the Cape; the state approves the Cape's police academy; reaction keeps coming to a controversial social media post by a Barnstable County Commissioner; and a plow driver faces charges that he intentionally sprayed a group of protestors with snow and ice.

This week's guests are Cindy McCormick of the Cape Cod Times; Holly Pretsky of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and Brian Dowd of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: State seeks to intervene in Pilgrim sale; contamination search at former military site nears end; state lawmakers back property excise tax hike; new civics education law could impact classrooms; Truro condos become year-round; tide turns for striped bass stock.