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News Roundup: No Federal Funding for Cape Bridge Replacement; Food Insecurity on Martha's Vineyard

Dan Tritle
Padanaram Harbor

WCAI's Kathryn Eident hosts a roundup of local and regional news of the week.  Her guests: Cindy McCormick from the Cape Cod Times; Jack Spillane from the New Bedford Standard-Times; George Brennan from the Martha's Vineyard Times; Mary Ann Bragg from the Provincetown Banner; Josh Balling from the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror, Louisa Hufstader from the Vineyard Gazette; WCAI's statehouse reporter Mike Deehan; and WCAI Morning Edition producer Sam Houghton.

Making news this week: President Trump's proposed federal budget does not include funding for Cape Cod bridge replacement; nursing homes addressing opioid concerns; Yarmouth plans the first phase of sewer project; help sought to find who's behind horse attack in Harwich; Martha's Vineyard food pantry sees record need; experts say Tisbury School should be gutted instead of fixed up; Vineyard Wind project delayed; New Bedford firefighters protest station closure; Provincetown approves green burials; Nantucket nursing home rating upgraded; typewriters on Martha's Vineyard.

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Kathryn Eident was the Morning Edition Host and Senior Producer of News until November 2022.