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News Roundup: Ferry Fares Expected to Increase; Turnout High for Early Voting

Dan Tritle
Nobska Light

WCAI's Sam Houghton hosts a roundup of the week's top local and regional news.  His guests include WCAI's Eve Zuckoff and Jennette Barnes, Ethan Genter from the Cape Cod Times, George Brennan from the Martha's Vineyard Times; Tim Wood from the Cape Cod Chronicle, Noah Asimow from the Vineyard Gazette, and WCAI's statehouse reporter Mike Deehan.

Among the stories in this week's news: A toxic algae bloom becoming more problematic in Cape ponds; fare hikes ahead for Steamship Authority ferries; huge bequest ever given to the Cape Cod Foundation; more people looking for rental housing on Cape Cod; a proposal to allow hunting on conservation land in Brewster; turnout high for early voting, new developments regarding the decommissioning of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station; historic Coast Guard boathouse possibly returning to Chatham; new efforts to rebuild the Tisbury School on Martha's Vineyard; Chatham resident winds Emmy Award for digital technology invention; Governor Baker talks about vaccine distribution when one becomes available.

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