News Roundup: Pilgrim Shuts Down; Famed Vineyard Author Dies

May 31, 2019

WCAI's Mindy Todd hosts a roundup of the week's top local and regional news stories.  Her guests include Paul Pronovost from the Cape Cod Times; Bill Eville from the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood from the Cape Cod Chronicle; Ed Miller from the Provincetown Banner; and Brian Dowd from the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories they review: the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station shuts down after 46 years of operation; attorney for the man accused of killing Yarmouth Police Sergeant Sean Gannon tries to get his client's trial moved to another county; an underwater sound system is proposed to keep sharks away from Cape Cod beaches; beloved Vineyard resident and author Tony Horwitz dies while on book tour; West Dennis man picks up outstanding lunch tabs for students; new podcast on cold case that has stumped investigators for 45 years; charges of open meeting violations in Chatham; recall underway to remove Mashpee Wampanoag tribal chairman; more questions in Sandwich over controversial aerial adventure park; supermajority of women on Truro's selectboard; ax-throwing coming to Oak Bluffs; transgender teen crowned prom king at Barnstable High School; the art of blue trees.