News Roundup: Mashpee Chase Review; Shark Attack Victim Speaks About Experience

Aug 31, 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: two reviews conclude the Mashpee police chase that ended in 3 fatalities should have been stopped; the victim of the mid-August shark attack in Truro speaks about the experience; some schools delay the start of the academic year because of the heat; and opponents of an offshore power line through Lewis Bay are mobilizing.  

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, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, Brittany Bowker of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today.

Other stories we talk about include: lawn signs for the Black Lives Matter movement have apparently been stolen in Falmouth; Eastham beaches have been closed sporadically for high bacteria counts; Mashpee Commons development; Chatham select board OKs independent review of mooring rules; Orleans proposes to build dune at Nauset Beach; Whydah shipwreck continues to yeild treasures.