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WCAI's Local News Roundup: Numerous Arrests in Drug, Gang, Murder Case; Indian Casino On the Way

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Craig LeMoult, WGBH News
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WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion with area journalists about the top local news stories of the week.

 Joining Sean this week are Anne Brennan of the Cape Cod Times; Sam Houghton of the Mashpee Enterprise; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Sara Brown of the Martha's Vineyard Gazette; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner; Laura Reckford of Cape Cod Wave; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories they discuss: police make more than a dozen arrests related to gang activity, heroin sales and murder on Cape Cod; the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe breaks ground on a new casino in Taunton; a selectman in Orleans is criticized for not recusing himself from a land purchase debate that allegedly impacts his home; the state rules that the town of Brewster must release the full video of a Town Meeting when the town moderator made disparaging remarks about a resident, later apologizing; Barnstable residents vote for the fourth time on a new fire station in Hyannis; Falmouth Town Meeting rejects a shellfish program but approves benefits for a former police officer who was shot on the job; Provincetown residents gather for Town Meeting and reject a housing proposal; town meeting participants on Martha's Vineyard will face $105 million in total budget decisions; the Edgartown Post Office is relocating to the old library because of water damage; a veteran housing project in Dartmouth could be completed by the fall; New Seabury residents in Mashpee are upset with changes being made by the management of their housing association; and a fight breaks out at the Waterways Committee in Chatham.