News Roundup: Pilgrim Nuclear May Leave Category 4; Vineyard Wind Making Deals

Jan 25, 2019

Vineyard Haven from the ferry.
Credit S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station may be moving out of the lowest performing category; offshore wind company Vineyard Wind is making deals with fishermen and conservationists; and the town of Barnstable is looking at sites for new municipal wells.

This week's guests include: Gwenn Friss of the Cape Cod Times; Landry Harlan of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: expanded Lower Cape mental health services planned; Mashpee Wampanoag tribe moves against Cromwell; Fisheries officials warned of lawsuits; educators target flawed funding; Latanowich charged in jail attack; Steamship Authority weighs new positions, seeks to fill existing ones; and a decision on Barnstable's water protection rules is put off.