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News Roundup: Schools Stay Closed; Nursing Homes See Covid Surge; MV Has the Itch to Re-Open

Alecia Orsini

Governor Baker makes it official: schools will not reopen before summer; some area nursing homes are seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases; and Earth Day celebrates quietly its 50th Anniversary.  

Those stories and more on today's program, as WCAI News Director Steve Junker discusses local news with some of the region’s leading journalists.

This week's guests include WCAI’s Sam Houghton, Jennette Barnes, and Eve Zuckoff; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times; Tim Wood from the Cape Cod Chronicle; Alex Darus of the Provincetown Banner; Ethan Genter from the Cape Cod Times; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette; and WCAI's Mike Deehan at the Statehouse.  

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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.