News Roundup: Cape's 'Busiest Intersection' to Get Makeover; Big Price Tag for Wellfleet Tidal Flats

Mar 29, 2019

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: it’s called the Cape’s busiest intersection, and it's poised to get a 3-year makeover; Wellfleet is being asked to buy a $3.4M stretch of tidal flats to protect local oyster farmers; and Dennis and Yarmouths’ town meetings will decide the fate of a new middle school.

This week's guests are Gwenn Friss of the Cape Cod Times; Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: Barnstable councilor calls neighboring town’s wastewater plan ‘phony’; NRC faces heat after Pilgrim upgrade; Coast Guard study of travel routes underway; park project may finally get boost; fate of D-Y schools in voters’ hands; Eversource submits plan for spraying; Barnstable High's Mandarin program may be on the block; early retirement plan clears final hurdle; ‘Main Street one’ signs off.