News Roundup: Days of Power Outages; Student Protestors Raise Their Voices

Mar 16, 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, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today.

Among the stories we discuss: the region is picking itself up after a blizzard knocks out power to more than a hundred-and-twenty thousand homes and businesses; despite school closings, student protestors make themselves heard; three Cape towns move closer to a plan for regional wastewater treatment; Emergency shelters opened after storm; Governor Baker gets earful over power, cell service disruptions; a changed landscape in Nickerson State Park; county officials’ hotel upgrade draws ire; Monomoy Regional High School boosts grad rate; Dennis fights beach replenishment ruling; Brewster voters set limits on recreational marijuana; pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton remembered.