News Roundup: Jose Lashes with Wind and Rain; Barnstable Approves Debt Exclusion

Sep 22, 2017

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories discussed: Plenty of wind and rain as the region is lashed by Tropical Storm Jose; voters in Barnstable approve a measure to fund the town’s $50 million share of a new Regional Technical High School; a popular Vineyard supermarket is withdrawing from a discount club for islanders; the state releases an inspection report for a Falmouth pool where a 4 year old died; herbicide spraying by Eversource must await a court decision; a dredge summit brings together representative from towns across the Cape; addiction treatment is discussed; Monomoy School District sees the effect of new start times; and in Falmouth advocates and opponents of new beach rules are raising their voices.