News Roundup: Yarmouth to Sue School Board; Falmouth Needle Exchange Will Relocate

Jan 18, 2019

Winter view from atop Nobska Lighthouse.
Credit S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the town of Yarmouth will be suing the Dennis-Yarmouth School Committee; the company that wants to decommission the Pilgrim Nuclear plant is facing closer scrutiny; Vineyard Wind has a lot at stake in the federal government shutdown; and a needle exchange proposed for Falmouth will be relocating in response to neighborhood opposition.  

This week's guests include: Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times, Landry Harlan 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 Brittany Bowker of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: Falmouth selectman vote wind turbines finished in town; Mashpee protests Barnstable water deregulation plan; Bourne Bridge work set for spring; 2nd right whale calf spotted; Peter Pan to offer Lower Cape service; Falmouth Road Race founder remembered for his ‘gift’; goats find a happy winter residence; Nantucket looks at race relations; and an expansion is proposed at the Martha's Vineyard airport.