News Roundup: State Study Calls for New Cape Bridges; Drug Court Opens in Falmouth

May 24, 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 state study, 5 years in the making calls, for new Cape bridges and major changes to connecting roads; Dennis and Yarmouth search for a path forward after an updated regional school agreement fails; and a drug court opens in Falmouth.

This week's guests are Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times; Holly Pretsky of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: art controversy balloons on Martha's Vineyard; Pilgrim shuts down days before closure; right whales extending their stays in bay; bill proposes stiff fine for highway litter; court of last resort; Falmouth board seeks exemptions from herbicide ban; Keating hopeful for Seashore Advisory reauthorization; Herring Cove Beach lot to reopen to public; Oak Bluffs votes to remove Confederate plaques.