News Roundup

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: a new report suggests the Cape’s housing situation is on a precipice; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will be relocating its spent fuel rods; and Governor Baker signs a lease agreement with offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: Falmouth hopes to turn a profit out of one of its beleaguered wind turbines; Hyannis is looking at big changes in its retail landscape; and towns prepare for the opportunity, and administrative headache, that is early voting.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: State fisheries officials back the Covell Beach site for a power transmission cable; the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe holds a march to emphasize sovereign lands; Falmouth residents object to the design of the Steamship Authority’s new ferry terminal.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the offshore wind company Vineyard Wind pushes ahead on siting its power transmission cable, as Yarmouth residents raise concerns; the state is working to expand shark research; and a drowning calls attention to the dangers of big waves along the Outer Cape.

Dan Tritle

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: sharks and what we can do about them are the focus of a forum in Wellfleet, bringing together experts and community members; the National Seashore is getting an almost 10 million dollar fix-up; and MCAS results show a mixed bag for local schools.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: a 26-year-old man boogie-boarding in Wellfleet becomes the state’s first shark bite fatality in more than 80 years, Cape responders head to North Carolina to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, and the nursing program at 4Cs is under scrutiny.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe faces uncertainty after a federal decision rescinds its lands in trust; questions continue over the fate of spent fuel at Pilgrim Nuclear Plant; and the region marks the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: this week’s primary elections saw higher voter turnout than anticipated across the Cape and Islands; an aerial park in Sandwich is ordered to close; and Outer Cape towns look to improve communications at remote beaches, in case of shark bites. 

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: two reviews conclude the Mashpee police chase that ended in 3 fatalities should have been stopped; the victim of the mid-August shark attack in Truro speaks about the experience; some schools delay the start of the academic year because of the heat; and opponents of an offshore power line through Lewis Bay are mobilizing.  

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is partnering with another tribe to build a gambling facility on Martha’s Vineyard; the town of Sandwich has state approvals for restoring Town Neck Beach – now it’s waiting on the Army Corp of Engineers; and a new tick species may be making its way to the Cape.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: hundreds of people line the route of a funeral procession for Kevin Quinn of Mashpee; a decommissioning buyer for Pilgrim Nuclear plant raises hopes… and questions; and Yarmouth selectmen tell Vineyard Wind to make a better offer.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: two Falmouth Police officers are shot, and the suspect is arraigned in his hospital room; the owner of the Pilgrim Nuclear Plant wants to sell it for decommissioning; and Vineyard Wind submits its proposed rates for electricity.

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: an indictment is issued in the slaying of Sergeant Sean Gannon; the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe looks to a bill in congress to secure its reservation land, and as recreational marijuana rolls out, local police are get training to handle drivers using drugs.

Jennifer Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: Yarmouth residents raise concerns about plans to bring a power line ashore through Lewis Bay; Gosnold will look for a new site for its proposed drug rehab facility—one that’s not next to a school; and Cape Cod sees a decline in opioid prescription rates.

Jennifer Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: community outcry continues to build in Falmouth over a proposal to locate a rehab facility next to a school; local towns are increasingly communicating through social media; and a prince comes to the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole.

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