News Roundup: Storm Preparations; School Security; Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

Mar 2, 2018

Woods Hole weathers today's storm.
Credit S.Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Gwenn Friss of the Cape Cod Times, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today.

Among the stories we talk about: the region braces for a power storm bringing high winds, heavy rain, and coastal flooding; Cape opponents of offshore oil and gas exploration turn out at a public meeting; there appears to be little local support for a proposal to arm teachers; questions raised about the state’s commitment to solar power; Bay State, Cape officials weigh in on national gun safety debate; back to school safety initiatives; students offered aid to attend gun-control march in Boston; Pilgrim workers violate federal regulations; Vineyard Wind sweetens pot; and Dennis to add beach monitors to keep peace.