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News Roundup: Jose Lashes with Wind and Rain; Barnstable Approves Debt Exclusion

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Peter Partridge
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East end of the Cape Cod Canal on Thursday.

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories discussed: Plenty of wind and rain as the region is lashed by Tropical Storm Jose; voters in Barnstable approve a measure to fund the town’s $50 million share of a new Regional Technical High School; a popular Vineyard supermarket is withdrawing from a discount club for islanders; the state releases an inspection report for a Falmouth pool where a 4 year old died; herbicide spraying by Eversource must await a court decision; a dredge summit brings together representative from towns across the Cape; addiction treatment is discussed; Monomoy School District sees the effect of new start times; and in Falmouth advocates and opponents of new beach rules are raising their voices. 

Steve is Managing Editor of News. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also hosts the weekly News Roundup on Friday mornings and produces The Fishing News.