News Roundup: Primaries Draw Uptick in Voter Turnout; Aerial Park Ordered Closed

Sep 7, 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: this week’s primary elections saw higher voter turnout than anticipated across the Cape and Islands; an aerial park in Sandwich is ordered to close; and Outer Cape towns look to improve communications at remote beaches, in case of shark bites. 

This week's guests include: Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times; Bill Eville 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: Governor Charlie Baker files bail reform bill; Harwich resorts respond to wastewater lawsuit; voter input at issue on three-town partnership; Native American tribes watching for a decision; state raises fines for fish poachers; plans for Vietnam War memorial hit snag; entangled humpback freed off Orleans; Barnstable celebrates role in independence.