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News Roundup: 1st offshore turbine going up; Blue Harvest shutdown a hit to New Bedford

A barge carrying tower pieces, nacelle, and blades for Vineyard Wind's first offshore turbine heads out of New Bedford harbor on Wednesday, September 6.
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A barge carrying tower pieces, nacelle, and blades for Vineyard Wind's first offshore turbine heads out of New Bedford harbor on Wednesday, September 6.

This week: The towers are going up, soon the blades are going on: Vineyard Wind this week started putting together its offshore wind farm. Also, on Martha’s Vineyard the fight over artificial turf gets a decision from the court. And in New Bedford, a seafood giant shuts down — raising questions about what’s next for a critical industry

We have those stories and more, as CAI News Director Steve Junker speaks with some of the region’s leading journalists.

This week's guests include CAI's Jennette Barnes; Ethan Genter of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Independent; CAI's Patrick Flanary speaks with statehouse reporter Katie Lannan; CAI's Brian Engles; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; and Will Sennott of The New Bedford Light.

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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.