News Roundup: Presidential Tweet Hits Wampanoag Bill; Dennis Votes No on Revised School Pact

May 10, 2019

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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: a tweet from the president stalls a bill intended to protect Mashpee Wampanoag tribal land;  Dennis town meeting rejects a new regional school pact, throwing a future middle school into jeopardy; and the body of a humpback whale washes ashore and is towed away.   

This week's guests are Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner; and Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette.

Other stories we talk about include: an historic house in Vineyard Haven is demolished, leaving many upset; Barnstable County reconsiders water shutoff at fire academy; AIDS Support Group quietly expands to Vineyard; lobstermen protest; lawmakers hear from educators on funding; New England cottontail rabbits relocate to Nomans Land island; active shooter training on the ferry.