This is favorite time of the year for a lot of folks on the Cape and Islands. Bay Scallop Season. One of the many who'll be scalloping this weekend, rain or shine, is Martha's Vineyard Times editor Nelson Sigelman. He talked to WCAI's Dan Tritle.
Sean Corcoran, WCAI's news director, hosts a roundup of local and regional news stories. Joining Sean this week is Susan Moeller, news editor at The Cape Cod Times and Cape Cod Online; Tim Wood, editor of The Cape Cod Chronicle; Joshua Balling, assistant editor of The Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Sally Rose of the Provincetown Banner; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; and Geoff Spillane, a reporter at The Mashpee Enterprise.
This summer, the Nantucket independent film scene thrived with films like Peter & John and the Grey Lady, both shot on island. Justine Paradis has the story of one film which didn’t receive quite as much attention.
Ninth Congressional District candidates William Keating (Democrat) and John Chapman (Republican) debate issues ranging from jobs to environmental protection, healthcare, gay marriage, drug addiction, education and more. Mindy Todd hosts on The Point.
Kefir is the Russian word for a sour-tasting drink made with cow's milk. It's often confused with yogurt. This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with a woman in Wellfleet making her own kefir and learns how the beverage is different from other fermented dairy products.
If you are feeding birds. it's nothing to take lightly. As you enjoy the activity and vibrant colors birds provide, then you are obligated to keep feeding steadily. Now that you have started you are committed and must not stop until the middle of April.
Most people find it most effective to feed different types of seed from different feeders. Some even provide cracked corn on the ground for squirrels, and some real squirrel feeders.
When was the last time a book made you laugh out loud? Jill Erickson, Reference Librarian at Falmouth Public Library and Melanie Lauwers, Books Editor at the Cape Cod Times, join Mindy Todd on The Point to discuss books on humor. This is our last show with Melanie: we'll miss you!
On the north slope of Bound Brook Island in Wellfleet, beneath tall shady pines and overlooking the marsh that separates Wellfleet from South Truro, is a small family cemetery. Such modest graveyards can be found in most towns on the Cape, but this one is different. Most family cemeteries are located near the original family homestead. This one is in a remote location, far from any house. It is smaller than usual, containing only three graves and two stones. And yet, it’s enclosed by substantial granite posts and a double railing of galvanized iron pipes.
Three candidates for the Barnstable and Plymouthstate senate seat join Mindy Todd on The Point.Vinny deMacedo (Republican) Matt Patrick(Democrat) and Heather Mullins(Libertarian) debate a variety of issues, from wastewater management to medical marijuana,