Local News Roundup: Sandwich Town Clerk Apologizes; Concerns About Nuclear Waste; More Tick Trouble

Aug 29, 2014

Some residents near the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are concerned about their property values as spent fuel from the reactor is moved to long-term, dry-cask storage units like these.
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WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a roundup of the top stories of the week in the Cape, Islands and Coast region. Joining Sean in the WCAI Woods Hole studio this week are Sean Driscoll of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Sally Rose of the Provincetown Banner; Geoff Spillane of the Mashpee Enterprise; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories discussed: The Market Basket saga ends with a sale; there's a new tick disease in the area that people need to be aware of; Cape Wind opponents appeal a recent court decision; the town clerk in Sandwich apologizes for some anti-Muslim comments he made in social media; and former Congressman William Delahunt continues his effort to get into the medicinal marijuana business.