News Roundup: Hunting Coyotes; Hyannis Growth Zone Contention; Canal Power Plant Pushback

Feb 2, 2018

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, Barry Stringfellow of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today.

Among the stories we talk about: the state’s highest court holds an appeal on a proposed expansion of the Cape Cod Canal power plant; Minke whale strandings on the East Coast have drawn the scrutiny of the federal government; donors support shark advocacy in the name of the President; a pair of Sandwich residents have started an online petition challenging the state's draft marijuana regulations; "growth zone" expansion hits sour note in Hyannis; A right whales tangled life and difficult death; Cape soldier gives ‘visibility’ to transgender rights; local store hosts coyote hunt competition; committee examines artificial turf fields for Falmouth; Harwich select board has mixed support for school plan; and Vineyard Wind transmission cable raises concerns.