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News Roundup: Steamship Project Budget Balloons to $93M; Barnstable Eyes Short-term Rental Regs

Dan Tritle
Steamship Authority construction in Woods Hole

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the week's top local and regional news, including: homeowners in Barnstable want more regulations on short-term rentals; Carlos Rafael's fishing fleet and permits will stay in New Bedford; latest estimates say the new Woods Hole terminal project will cost the Steamship Authority almost $93 million; and Massachusetts gets a chance to try early voting for a presidential primary, for the first time ever.

This week's guests are Ethan Genter of the Cape Cod Times; Louisa Hufstader of the Vineyard Gazette; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Independent; Brian Dowd of the Martha's Vineyard Times; and WCAI's Mike Deehan and Eve Zuckoff.

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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.