The Point http://capeandislands.org en Local News Roundup: Sandwich Town Clerk Apologizes; Concerns About Nuclear Waste; More Tick Trouble http://capeandislands.org/post/local-news-roundup-sandwich-town-clerk-apologizes-concerns-about-nuclear-waste-more-tick <p>WCAI News Director <strong>Sean Corcoran</strong> hosts a roundup of the top stories of the week in the Cape, Islands and Coast region. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:13 +0000 Sean Corcoran 36063 at http://capeandislands.org Local News Roundup: Sandwich Town Clerk Apologizes; Concerns About Nuclear Waste; More Tick Trouble Democratic Candidates Debate on The Point http://capeandislands.org/post/democratic-candidates-debate-point <p><strong>Democratic Candidates</strong> for the <strong>1st Barnstable District State Representative seat</strong> discuss the issues, live on <strong>The Point</strong> with <strong>Mindy Todd</strong>. The candidates are <a href="http://www.ryanforrep.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Ian Ryan</strong></a>, <a href="http://www.alexmorash.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Alexander Morash</strong></a>, and <a href="http://www.votezawadzkas.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Elisa Zawadzkas</strong></a>.</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:49:39 +0000 Mindy Todd 35995 at http://capeandislands.org Democratic Candidates Debate on The Point Young Adult Books Enjoyed By Grownups, Too http://capeandislands.org/post/young-adult-books-enjoyed-grownups-too <p>Should adults be embarrassed to read books written for young adults, or is a good read a good read no matter what audience it was intended for?&nbsp; <strong>Jill Erickson</strong>, Reference Librarian at <strong>Falmouth Public Library</strong> and <strong>Melanie Lauwers</strong>, Books Editor at the <strong>Cape Cod Times</strong> weigh in on the debate, and bring along their favorite young adult books. With <strong>Mindy Todd</strong> on <strong>The Point.</strong></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:21:26 +0000 Mindy Todd 35946 at http://capeandislands.org Young Adult Books Enjoyed By Grownups, Too Facing Alzheimer's Disease http://capeandislands.org/post/facing-alzheimers-disease <p><font color="black" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:14px;">&nbsp;Without a cure or a preventative, in the next 15 years <strong>Alzheimer’s</strong> is expected to exceed heart disease and cancer as the leading cause of death, and could bankrupt Medicare. </span></font></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:15:59 +0000 Mindy Todd 35888 at http://capeandislands.org Facing Alzheimer's Disease WCAI'S Local News Roundup: Repairs to Pilgrim Nuclear Plant; Can Rte. 6 be fixed?; No Pirate Museum http://capeandislands.org/post/wcais-local-news-roundup-repairs-pilgrim-nuclear-plant-can-rte-6-be-fixed-no-pirate-museum <p>WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran discusses the region's top news stories of the week with print and digital media journalists. Joining Sean this week are Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Geoff Spillane of the Mashpee Enterprise; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; and Nelson Siegelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:26:30 +0000 Sean Corcoran 35711 at http://capeandislands.org WCAI'S Local News Roundup: Repairs to Pilgrim Nuclear Plant; Can Rte. 6 be fixed?; No Pirate Museum Cape Senate Reoublican Candidates Debate Political Issues http://capeandislands.org/post/cape-senate-reoublican-candidates-debate-political-issues <p><a href="http://www.voteallenwaters.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Allen Waters</strong></a> and<a href="https://barnstablecounty.wordpress.com/tag/ron-beaty/" target="_blank"> <strong>Ron Beaty</strong></a> are <strong>Republican</strong> candidates for the <strong>Cape and Islands</strong> <strong>State Senate</strong> seat. They discuss various issues with <strong>Mindy Todd</strong> on <strong>The Point</strong>.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:54:03 +0000 Mindy Todd 35649 at http://capeandislands.org Cape Senate Reoublican Candidates Debate Political Issues Coping with Life's Transitions http://capeandislands.org/post/coping-lifes-transitions <p></p><p>Life provides plenty of transitions. Psychologist <strong>Michael Abruzzese</strong> and Psychiatrist <strong>Marc Whaley</strong> talk with<strong> Mindy Todd</strong> about many of them, including becoming a parent, and going off to college.</p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:02:25 +0000 Mindy Todd 35597 at http://capeandislands.org Coping with Life's Transitions Abundance in the Garden as Summer Nears End http://capeandislands.org/post/abundance-garden-summer-nears-end <p></p><p>On <strong>The Point</strong>, questions and answers about the <strong>garden</strong> with horticulturalist <strong>Roberta Clark</strong>.&nbsp; <strong>Mindy Todd</strong> hosts.</p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:32:07 +0000 Mindy Todd 35541 at http://capeandislands.org Abundance in the Garden as Summer Nears End WCAI's Local News Roundup: Coolant problem at Pilgrim; Nantucket gets nonprofit funeral home http://capeandislands.org/post/wcais-local-news-roundup-coolant-problem-pilgrim-nantucket-gets-nonprofit-funeral-home <p>WCAI News Director <strong>Sean Corcoran</strong> reviews the news of the week with several local journalists. This week, <strong>Gwenn Friss</strong> of the Cape Cod Times joins Sean at the WCAI studios in Woods Hole. Also part of the discussion is <strong>Tim Wood</strong> of the Cape Cod Chronicle; <strong>Joshua Balling </strong>of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; <strong>Geoff Spillane</strong> of the Mashpee Enterprise; and <strong>Nelson Sigelman</strong>, editor of the Martha's Vineyard Times.</p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:20:29 +0000 Sean Corcoran 35359 at http://capeandislands.org WCAI's Local News Roundup: Coolant problem at Pilgrim; Nantucket gets nonprofit funeral home Film Documents Teens Struggling with Prescription Drug Addiction http://capeandislands.org/post/film-documents-teens-struggling-prescription-drug-addiction <div style="margin:0;"><font face="Cambria" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><font face="Times" size="3"><a href="http://thehungryheartmovie.org/" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a></font></span></font><p></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:12:05 +0000 Sean Corcoran 35317 at http://capeandislands.org Film Documents Teens Struggling with Prescription Drug Addiction