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News Roundup: Local Men Charged in Admissions Scandal; Wellfleet Fire Points to Challenges

Mar 15, 2019

Wellfleet Harbor
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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: three men with Cape Cod ties are named in the national college admission scandal; two people are killed in a Wellfleet house fire, pointing to larger difficulties for firefighters in that area; and community leaders meet to tackle the problems of litter and plastic pollution.

This week's guests are Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times; Noah Asimow 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; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: teacher misconduct can escape detection; Aquinnah Tribe and MV Commission meet;Mashpee in negotiations with Triple M; meeting tackles litter, pollution; JTEC, Cape Cod Child Development to merge; Proposed D-Y pact shifts costs to Dennis; Wellfleet dredging plan funded in federal budget; Yarmouth snuffs out talk of ban on e-cigarettes; towns adjust to new records officer role