News Roundup: Cooling Towers Come Down; T-Mobile Sues Barnstable

May 3, 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: Brayton Point’s two cooling towers disappear into rubble with a record-setting implosion; new rules to protect endangered right whales would impact the gear fishermen can use; and T-mobile is suing the town of Barnstable over a cellphone antenna.

This week's guests are Ethan Genter of the Cape Cod Times; Sarah Mizes-Tan of WCAI; Noah Asimow 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: Sipson Island represents a "one-time opportunity" for Orleans; Mashpee Wampanoag bill headed to House floor for vote; fire academy may move to base; emergency responders endeavor to save paddleboarder; Holtec cited for spent fuel storage violations; name of man who accidentally fired gun remains sealed; T-Mobile sues Barnstable over cell antennas; Scallion chosen as schools chief