News http://capeandislands.org en Local News Round-up: Fish seller may lose license; Pilgrim will evaulate earthquake threat; and more http://capeandislands.org/post/local-news-round-fish-seller-may-lose-license-pilgrim-will-evaulate-earthquake-threat-and-more <p><strong>WCAI's</strong> <strong>Sean Corcoran</strong> hosts the News Roundup on The Point, when he and other local journalists discuss some of the top stories of the wee. He's joined by <strong>Anne Brennan </strong>of the Cape Cod Times; <strong>Tim Wood </strong>of the Cape Cod Chronicle; <strong>Sally Rose </strong>of the Provincetown Banner; <strong>Jim DeArruda </strong>of the New Bedford Standard Times; and <strong>Nelson Sigelman</strong> of the Martha's Vineyard Times.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:01:15 +0000 Sean Corcoran 28742 at http://capeandislands.org Local News Round-up: Fish seller may lose license; Pilgrim will evaulate earthquake threat; and more 2 Serious Musicians Who Make People Laugh http://capeandislands.org/post/2-serious-musicians-who-make-people-laugh <div align="justify" style="margin:0;"><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:28:30 +0000 Mindy Todd 28679 at http://capeandislands.org 2 Serious Musicians Who Make People Laugh Spring Produce Thrives in Dennis Hoophouse http://capeandislands.org/post/spring-produce-thrives-dennis-hoophouse <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most farmers and gardeners are just starting to get seeds in the ground. But Jeff Deck of Dennis uses a different model. This week on the Local Food Report, </span>Elspeth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> visits the two greenhouses where he grows year round. She learns what varieties do well over the winter, and how he plants for a continuous harvest. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:17:39 +0000 Elspeth Hay 28675 at http://capeandislands.org Spring Produce Thrives in Dennis Hoophouse How Do We Define Success? http://capeandislands.org/post/how-do-we-define-success <p>Confidence and success: which comes first? What role does perception play? How do we define success? Psychiatrist <strong>Marc Whaley</strong> and Psychologist <strong>Michael Abruzzese</strong> discuss the psychology of success with <strong>Mindy Todd</strong> on <strong>The Point</strong>. They share what the latest research tells us about how people acquire high levels of skill in science, business, music, the arts and sports.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:02:02 +0000 Mindy Todd 28623 at http://capeandislands.org How Do We Define Success? Bird News: Spring Activity Heats Up http://capeandislands.org/post/bird-news-spring-activity-heats <p>Spring Bird News: the returning migrants arrive, more each day, along with the first blooms and the spring insects. Nantucket Ornithologist <strong>Vern Laux</strong> tells of courtship displays and nest building, the First of the Year birds, and much more, with <strong>Mindy Todd</strong> on <strong>The Point</strong>.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:50 +0000 Mindy Todd 28560 at http://capeandislands.org Bird News: Spring Activity Heats Up Did Neanderthals Make Music? http://capeandislands.org/post/did-neanderthals-make-music <p></p><p></p><p>Music has been called the universal language and noted as one of the things that make humans distinct. But when did we first make music? Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:48:42 +0000 Heather Goldstone 28506 at http://capeandislands.org Did Neanderthals Make Music? News Round-up: Pilgrim Reactor Evacuation Plan Won't Change; Gov Patrick Bans New Opiate http://capeandislands.org/post/news-round-pilgrim-reactor-evacuation-plan-wont-change-gov-patrick-bans-new-opiate <p>A look at some of the <strong>week's top news</strong> with local journalists <strong>George Brennan</strong> of the Cape Cod Times; <strong>Tim Wood</strong> of the Cape Cod Chronicle; <strong>Joshua Balling</strong> of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; <strong>Sally Rose</strong> of the Provincetown Banner; and <strong>Nelson Sigelman</strong> of the Martha's Vineyard Times.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:47:39 +0000 Sean Corcoran 28381 at http://capeandislands.org News Round-up: Pilgrim Reactor Evacuation Plan Won't Change; Gov Patrick Bans New Opiate Stargazers Scan the Universe at Public Astronomy Night in Dartmouth http://capeandislands.org/post/stargazers-scan-universe-public-astronomy-night-dartmouth <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At dusk on a recent Saturday, Professor Alan Hirschfeld and one of his grad students calibrate the large telescope inside the UMass/Dartmouth observatory. They’re setting up for a public astronomy night, a monthly event the University co-hosts with the Astronomical Society of Southern New England, or <a href="http://www.assne.org">ASSNE</a>. Hirschfeld said the telescope was designed and built by UMass students in the 1980’s, and went online in the early 90’s. It has a 16-inch diameter, or aperture.</span></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Brian Morris 28250 at http://capeandislands.org Stargazers Scan the Universe at Public Astronomy Night in Dartmouth 1 in 4 Women a Victim of Domestic Violence at Some Time http://capeandislands.org/post/1-4-women-victim-domestic-violence-some-time <p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:02:46 +0000 Mindy Todd 28316 at http://capeandislands.org 1 in 4 Women a Victim of Domestic Violence at Some Time Young Couple Opens Bean to Bar Chocolate Factory in Truro http://capeandislands.org/post/young-couple-opens-bean-bar-chocolate-factory-truro <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bean to bar chocolate movement is on the rise. This week on the Local Food Report, </span>Elspeth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hay talks with a young couple in Truro who've opened a chocolate factory. She learns about sourcing beans, how the production process works, and what characteristics make for a top notch chocolate bar.</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Elspeth Hay 28256 at http://capeandislands.org Young Couple Opens Bean to Bar Chocolate Factory in Truro