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Friday News Roundup: a Busy Week

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Dan Tritle
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WCAI'S Kathryn Eident hosts a roundup of the week's top local and regional news stories.  Her guests include Gwenn Friss from the Cape Cod Times, George Brennan from the Martha's Vineyard Times, Tim Wood from the Cape Cod Chronicle, Ed Miller from the Provincetown Banner, Noah Asimow from the Vineyard Gazette, along with WCAI's Mike Deehan and Heather Goldstone.

 

Among the stories this week: bus drivers on Martha's Vineyard strike; Jackie Kennedy Onassis estate up for sale in Aquinnah; a spike in North Atlantic Right Whale deaths; boom in Vineyard population means more emergency calls; $5 million for Cape Cod bridge planning; toxic algae bloom in Mashpee; Cumberland Farms sues Barnstable health board over e-cigarettes; Kevin Spacey's Nantucket accuser sues the actor; Heritage Museums given special permit for adventure park; $1 million donation for Wellfleet tidal flats; Harwich split on decision for new retail center; judge rules P-Town man with disability can be evicted.

 

Kathryn Eident is an award-winning journalist and hosts WCAI's Morning Edition. She began producing stories for WCAI in 2008 as a Boston University graduate student reporting from the Statehouse. Since then, Kathryn’s work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Cape Cod Times, Studio 360, Scientific American, and Cape and Plymouth Business Magazine.