News Roundup: Gambling Moves Closer for Martha's Vineyard; Sandwich Waits on the Army Corps

Aug 24, 2018

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is partnering with another tribe to build a gambling facility on Martha’s Vineyard; the town of Sandwich has state approvals for restoring Town Neck Beach – now it’s waiting on the Army Corp of Engineers; and a new tick species may be making its way to the Cape.

This week's guests include: Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times, Bill Eville 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.

Other stories we talk about include: the debate over Question 1 heats up; Falmouth hopes to capitalize on medical pot; an objection delays vote on pot zoning in Barnstable; Harwich takes shine to new solar plan; Falmouth’s Wind 2 may be slow to go; AmeriCorps puts housing in order; Chatham select board ok's dredging in Pleasant Bay; D-Y school board seeks common ground; and a study backs new Dennis fire station.