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Busy Week of Local and Regional News

Dan Tritle
Looking at Vineyard Sound

WCAI’s Brian Morris hosts a roundup of the week’s top local and regional news.  His guests include Geoff Spillane from the Cape Cod Times, Tim Wood from the Cape Cod Chronicle, Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, George Brennan of the Martha’s Vineyard Times, and WCAI’s Sarah Mizes-Tan, Kathryn Eident, Mike Deehan, and Heather Goldstone.

Among the stories this week: new details about a ferry crash two years ago in Hyannis; reassurances sought about cool-down process for Pilgrim plant; some Falmouth resident concerned about sober homes; lawsuit in Yarmouth over proposed new middle school; Mashpee Wampanoag tribal members receiving robocalls over the state of tribe finances; killer whale spotted off Chatham; long-term state budget issues on Beacon Hill; downtown Chatham restaurant owners upset over proposal to add food truck to a music festival; objections to proposed retail development in West Harwich; fate of proposed new Provincetown police station up in the air; new Steamship Authority port captain resigns after being charged with DUI; and a Congressional hearing on the rising use of e-cigarettes by middle and high school students.