News Roundup: Hundreds Line Route of Funeral Procession; Yarmouth Asks for More from Vineyard Wind

Aug 10, 2018

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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: hundreds of people line the route of a funeral procession for Kevin Quinn of Mashpee; a decommissioning buyer for Pilgrim Nuclear plant raises hopes… and questions; and Yarmouth selectmen tell Vineyard Wind to make a better offer.

This week's guests include: Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times, Bill Eville of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror, K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner, Brian Dowd of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today.

Other stories we talk about include: Bay State Wind reconfigures proposed offshore wind layout; amid relief, questions remain on Pilgrim sale; police: Suspect called flag theft ‘stupid street prank’; the buzz on mosquito control and West Nile virus; bank office eyed for affordable housing; Pleasant Bay watershed moment; rare, endangered plant found on Cape Cod; Lady of the Dunes mystery rekindled.