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WCAI's Local News Roundup: Will Pilgrim Close? Will the Butterflies Arrive?

Locals are watching closely for the annaul Monarch butterfly migration. Some years bring thousands of butterflies, but last year saw very few.

WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion about the top local news stories of the week. Joining him are Anne Brennan of the Cape Cod Times; Jim DeArruda at the New Bedford Standard-Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories they discuss: The Falmouth ZBA temporarily shuts down a controversial wind turbine in town; the EPA approves a plan to improve Cape Cod's water quality; Barnstable is working to help out the homeless student population; Nantucket residents are on the watch for the annual Monarch butterfly migration; Truro considering a solar farm at the town's capped landfill; the iconic New England cottontail rabbit rebounds; local boards say no to a new, 110-room hotel in Falmouth, but the developer may appeal; and citizens are trying to find ways to stop the spraying of herbicides under power lines.

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