News Roundup: Concerns over Power Cable Through Lewis Bay; Gosnold to Seek New Site

Jul 20, 2018

Credit Jennifer Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: Yarmouth residents raise concerns about plans to bring a power line ashore through Lewis Bay; Gosnold will look for a new site for its proposed drug rehab facility—one that’s not next to a school; and Cape Cod sees a decline in opioid prescription rates.

This week's guests include: Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times, Sara Brown 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, George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today.  

Other stories we talk about include: Pilgrim seeks pass on 10-mile safety zone; opioid prescription rates declining; housing crisis buckles Lower Cape; Cape businesses await rollout of pot market; for Cape police, a painful wound reopens; Barnstable County sheriff’s office ends community tent donations; D-Y board votes to bypass town meeting.