News Roundup: Coastal Flooding, Barnstable Delegates Don't Oppose Sheriff's ICE Partnership

Jan 5, 2018

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include:  Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times. 

Among the stories we talk about: The season’s first major storm slams the region, bringing major coastal flooding; the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates won’t oppose the Sheriff’s partnership with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); the extreme cold means an uptick in demand for homeless services; Falmouth's 2nd wind turbine may come down; thresher sharks fall victim to cold snap; NOAA passes groundbreaking fish protection plan; Falmouth panel endorses pistol range; Outer Cape Health Center officials tout expansion; and Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe begins employee layoffs.