News Roundup: Lawsuit to Protect Right Whales; Mental Health Services Provider Closes

Jan 19, 2018

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, and Barry Stringfellow of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories we talk about: endangered North Atlantic Right Whales have returned in numbers to Cape Cod Bay; one of the Cape’s providers of mental health services to children and families is shutting its doors; a popular Falmouth bookstore loses its inventory to water damage; Falmouth's police chief would like to stay on past the mandatory retirement age; after half a century as an annual tradition, the Cape Cod Scallop Festival will not happen this year; busy year for Cape Light Compact; Barnstable County restructuring effort goes nowhere;  safe TVs on Steamship Authority ferries; why the Tiny House movement still hasn't caught on on the Cape and Islands.