News Roundup: Falmouth Turbines Will Come Down; Plymouth Nuclear Wants a Pass on Cyber Security

Jul 14, 2017

Credit Steve Heaslip / Cape Cod Times

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week.  His guests include Sean Driscoll of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories from this week: the Town of Falmouth won’t appeal a judge’s order to shut down its two wind turbines, a decision that may cost the town $12 million; The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station seeks a pass on cyber rules; Barnstable County is in some questionable real estate deals; boat fire in Falmouth Harbor; Dennis beach arrests prove a tipping point; Falmouth board OKs Lyberty Green permit with conditions; Cape Cod Commission to weigh in on proposed Dollar General in Eastham; region to get more federal funding for transportation issues this year; Sandwich power station expansion has cleared a big regulatory hurdle; Cape Cod Playhouse in Dennis faces questions about management and upkeep.